WRAP UP

Preparing you for end-of-term success! Join us for writing support, wellness activities, research support, academic support, and peer assisted study sessions at W²RAP UP!


Wrap Up

W2RAP UP

The Student Success Centre, Libraries & Cultural Resources, and Student Wellness Services have partnered to run a program called W2RAP UP from Nov. 26 – 28, 2019.

This program provides Writing, Wellness, Research, and Academic Support, as well as Peer-Assisted Study Sessions. Through group sessions, you will have an opportunity to receive support for exam-preparation, research, and writing, as well as support for maintaining holistic wellness during the final stretch of the term.  Writing Tutors and Academic Development Specialists will offer one-on-one sessions. Stress-reduction activities will also be offered. This event will provide you with access to services and resources on campus to help you as you wrap up the term!

Contact info

Steve Mason
Manager, Learning Support Programs
TFDL 368E
403.220.7798
smason@ucalgary.ca

Brought to you in partnership by the Student Success CentreLibraries and Cultural Resources and the Student Wellness Services.

View full event schedule and descriptions below or download the schedule

Wellness

Stress reduction activities such as making stress-balls, buttons, colouring and origami will be offered!

  1. Date

    Tuesday, Nov. 26
    Wednesday, Nov. 27
    Thursday, Nov. 28

  2. Time

    11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL Foyer
    TFDL Foyer
    TFDL Foyer

Drop by for a FREE 5 minute massage from a Registered Massage Therapist

  1. Date

    Tuesday, Nov. 26
    Wednesday, Nov. 27
    Thursday, Nov. 28

  2. Time

    Noon – 1 p.m.
    Noon – 1 p.m.
    Noon – 1 p.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL Foyer
    TFDL Foyer
    TFDL Foyer

Quality sleep is essential for academic and personal success, yet insomnia can disrupt your energy and well-being. In this practical workshop, we will talk about sleep and insomnia, as well as learn strategies to address sleep issues.

  1. Date

    Wednesday, Nov. 27

  2. Time

    Noon – 12:30 p.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL Gallery Hall

This 30-minute workshop is designed for you to learn strategies to develop a stress mindset and explore healthy coping skills.

  1. Date

    Thursday, Nov. 28

  2. Time

    3:30 – 4 p.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL 440 A/D

Nervous, worried, stressed out feelings during exams can significantly affect your performance. In this interactive workshop you will learn and practice with simple, effective strategies to reduce your anxiety during tests leaving you feeling more relaxed and confident.

  1. Date

    Tuesday, Nov. 26

  2. Time

    9:30 – 10 a.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL Gallery Hall

  1. Date

    Thursday, Nov. 28

  2. Time

    2 – 2:30 p.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL 440 A/D

Join us in the TFDL foyer for some retro gaming!

  1. Date

    Tuesday, Nov. 26

  2. Time

    Noon – 1 p.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL Foyer

Writing

Bring your papers and leave with confidence to spot and fix your errors! Meet one-on-one for a writing consultation to help improve your final papers.

  1. Date

    Tuesday, Nov. 26
    Wednesday, Nov. 27
    Thursday, Nov. 28

  2. Time

    10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    1 – 4 p.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL 150A
    TFDL 150A
    TFDL 150A

Research

Have you and your computer spent too much search time together? Research Support is being offered by Librarians to help you construct search terms, evaluate scholarly articles, and speed up your research!

Sessions are 30 minutes.

  1. Date

    Tuesday, Nov. 26
    Wednesday, Nov. 27

  2. Time

    10 a.m. – noon
    10 a.m. – noon

  3. Location

    TFDL 150B
    TFDL 150B

Academic Support

We sometimes tell ourselves that we will study all day. But what does that entail? Where should we start? This hands on session will lay out the steps for creating an effective plan to help ensure you are making the most of your time!

  1. Date

    Tuesday, Nov. 26

  2. Time

    3:30 – 4 p.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL Gallery Hall

Learn how to prepare an exam schedule that incorporates appropriate study and review time, while also learning tips to avoid procrastination.

  1. Date

    Wednesday, Nov. 27

  2. Time

    9 – 9:30 a.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL Gallery Hall

The final exams in your Humanities and Social Sciences courses are multiple choice, and you’re not confident with these kinds of tests. What do you do?

  1. Wing it and hope for the best.
  2. Put your head in the sand and pretend it’s not happening.
  3. Choose answer 'c'
  4. Attend the W2RAP–UP mini–workshop on 'Multiple Choice tests for Humanities & Social Sciences' √
  1. Date

    Tuesday, Nov. 26

  2. Time

    11 – 11:30 a.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL Gallery Hall

The final exams in your math and science courses are multiple choice, and you’re not confident with these kinds of tests. What do you do?

  1. Wing it and hope for the best.
  2. Put your head in the sand and pretend it’s not happening.
  3. Choose answer 'c'
  4. Attend the W2RAP-UP mini-workshop on 'Multiple Choice tests for Math and Science' √
  1. Date

    Wednesday, Nov. 27

  2. Time

    2 – 2:30 p.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL Gallery Hall

Learn how to prepare for essay exams by anticipating big–picture questions, memorizing supporting details, and practicing timed writing; how to read and choose essay exam questions during the exam; and how to draft and edit your answers.

  1. Date

    Wednesday, Nov. 27

  2. Time

    3 – 3:30 p.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL Gallery Hall

Self–testing is one of the critical components to exam success in all courses. Discover the crucial differences between studying, practicing, and self–testing with opportunity to try some tracking tools and practice question generation strategies.

  1. Date

    Thursday, Nov. 28

  2. Time

    12:30 – 1 p.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL 440 A/D

Through this hands–on session, you will find out how to calculate your progress in each of your classes prior to writing your final exams.

  1. Date

    Tuesday, Nov. 26

  2. Time

    2 – 2:30 p.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL Gallery Hall

How do you effectively manage your time during the exam in order to maximize your results? Attend this session to learn proven strategies that have helped students increase their marks on their exams.

  1. Date

    Thursday, Nov. 28

  2. Time

    9:30 – 10 a.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL 440 A/D

Learn how to present your scientific and technical work in a professional and aesthetically pleasing way! LaTeX is the standard way of presenting your work in mathematics, computer science, physics, and many academic journals. 

  1. Date

    Wednesday, Nov. 27

  2. Time

    10 – 10:30 a.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL 440B

Join PhD student Robyn Paul and Associate Dean Kim Johnston to learn some tips and tricks on problem solving to prepare for and to write engineering exams.

  1. Date

    Wednesday, Nov. 27

  2. Time

    1 – 1:30 p.m.

  3. Location

    TFDL Gallery Hall

Drop in for support in finishing your paper, written assignment or lab report. Writing tutors from the SSC and Librarians will be available to help with researching articles, feedback on your writing, as well as advice on references & citations.

  1. Date

    Thursday, Nov. 28

  2. Time

    10 a.m. – noon

  3. Location

    TFDL 440 A/D

Peer–Assisted Study Sessions (PASS)

PASS leaders are offering small–group support to students who are currently enrolled in supported courses. These include more sessions and more chances to do great on your finals!

Find the PASS schedule here:  https://success.ucalgary.ca/home.htm. Go to Student Success Centre and click on PASS.

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    Tuesday, Nov. 26
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    Thursday, Nov. 28

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