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    Study Skills/Time Management

    • Classroom Cohesion Workshop

      Presented By: Campus Recreation and Educational Partnerships & Student Success
      Facilitators will use their skills in group dynamics to direct the class through various team building activities. We will ask that students and the FYS team (faculty, advisors, and mentors) join in the activities so the entire classroom community develops good working relationship with each other going into the semester. Throughout this session, students and the FYS team will set classroom expectations, learn more about each other, and begin building a cohesive classroom environment. Students will also gain skills in group dynamics and team building that will be essential going into their first semester and throughout their college career.
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Core Communication (PCL 1), Understanding Society and Culture (PCL 5), Interpersonal Development (PCL 8)

      • Time: 45 minutes
      • Technology Needs: Computer/Projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Beginning 
    • Time Management in College

      Presented by: Office of Educational Partnerships and Student Success
      This session encourages students to reflect on how they spend their hours in college and how to make the most use of their time. The session explores a 40 hour a week “block” schedule, looks at statistics in how students currently spend their time in college, explores social media’s role in time management, and looks at apps and other tools to help students maximize their time in college.
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Integration and Application of Knowledge (PCL 3), Intellectual Depth, Breadth, and Adaptiveness (PCL 4), Intrapersonal Development (PCL 7)

      • Time: 45 minutes – 1 hour
      • Technology Needs: Computer/projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Beginning
    • Study Habits: A Guide to Getting A's Not Just Getting By

      Presented by: The Office Educational Partnerships and Student Success
      This session will work with students to consider their academic and career goals. Students will evaluate their personal learning styles and determine the best way to create positive study habits that are conducive to their individual style. After considering these determinates, students will develop a plan to ensure best practices for their personal study habits in order to achieve academic success.
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Core Communication (PCL 1), Integration and Application of Knowledge (PCL 3), Intrapersonal Development (PCL 7)

      • Time: 45 minutes- 1 hour
      • Technology Needs: Computer/projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Beginning

    Understanding Culture

    • What is Civic Engagement?

      Presented by: The Center for Service and Learning
      This presentation is designed to show students the importance of being an active member in society and what type of impact they can have through service. Students will learn about opportunities to volunteer and be involved in the IUPUI and Indianapolis communities.
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Integration and Application of Knowledge (PCL 3) Understanding Society and Culture (PCL 5)

      • Time: 45 minutes
      • Technology Needs: Computer/projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Anytime
    • Social Justice 101

      Presented by: Social Justice Education
      The Social Justice 101 presentation introduces students to the concepts of power, privilege and oppression as well as terms related to social justice. Students will participate in an interactive activity that allows them to see their role in the social justice process and how they can engage in social justice activities on campus.
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Understanding Society and Culture (PCL 5), Values and Ethics (PCL 6)

      • Time: 60 minutes
      • Technology Needs: Computer/projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Anytime
    • Crossing the Line

      Presented by: Social Justice Education
      IUPUI is a very diverse campus that offers the opportunity for students to learn from others that come from different backgrounds. In the crossing the line activity students are invited to identify with several categories and experiences, hopefully resulting in empowerment and dissolution of stereotypes among classmates. This activity serves to create a safe space in which students can express their feelings and thoughts.
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Understanding Society and Culture (PCL 5),

      • Time: 45 minutes
      • Technology Needs: Computer/projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Anytime
    • Jags Helping Jags: How IUPUI Fights On-Campus Hunger

      Presented by: Paw’s Pantry
      This presentation is designed to educate students on the issue of food insecurity and how it affects our state and college students. Students will also learn about our on campus food pantry, Paw’s Pantry, how and when to shop, how students can contribute, and opportunities to volunteer.
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Critical Thinking (PCL 2), Understanding Society and Culture (PCL 5)

      • Time: 40 minutes
      • Technology Needs: Computer/projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Anytime

    Health & Wellness

    • Alcohol: Personal Choices

      Presented by: Health & Wellness Promotion
      This presentation focuses on the effects of alcohol on the body, individual factors that influence intoxication, and strategies for low-risk drinking. This presentation emphasizes the point that the decision whether or not to drink is a personal choice that can only be made after weighing personal, legal, and social factors.
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Critical Thinking (PCL 2), Integration and Application of Knowledge (PCL 3), Values and Ethics (PCL 6)
      • Time: 45 minutes – 1 hour
      • Technology Needs: Computer/projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Beginning
    • Building a Safer Community: Bystander Empowerment

      Presented by: Health and Wellness Promotion
      One incident of sexual assault has an impact on the whole community. This interactive workshop focuses on raising awareness in order to recognize problem situations on campus, and on developing specific skills and confidence to intervene in situations when another individual needs help.
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Values & Ethics (PCL6), Intrapersonal Development (PCL7), Interpersonal Development (PCL8)
      • Time: 45 minutes – 1 hour
      • Technology Needs: Computer/projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Beginning
       
    • Busting Health Myths

      Presented by: Health and Wellness Promotion
      How much do you REALLY know about your personal health and wellness? This interactive presentation will encourage audiences to critically examine common misconceptions about various dimensions of wellness, ranging from sleep to sexual health to physical fitness/nutrition and more. Audiences will also leave with strategies to implement their newfound knowledge and enact behavioral changes in favor of a healthier lifestyle.
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Core Communication Skills (PCL 1), Critical Thinking (PCL 2), Intellectual Depth, Breadth, and Adaptiveness (PCL 4)
      • Time: 45 minutes – 1 hour
      • Technology Needs: Computer/projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Anytime
    • Stress Management

      Presented by: Health and Wellness Promotion
      This presentation focuses on the stresses college students experience, including causes, symptoms, and potential negative effects. Most importantly, students will learn a variety of ways to manage stress so that they may individualize their own approach and avoid unhealthy coping habits. The presentation will integrate the concepts of stress management, life balance, and healthy living. Students will also receive information on campus resources available to help with stress management, including CAPS services. 
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Integration & Application of Knowledge (PCL3) Intellectual Depth, Breadth, and Adaptiveness (PCL4), Intrapersonal Development (PCL7)
      • Time: 45 minutes – 1 hour
      • Technology Needs: Computer/projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Middle to end of the semester

    Campus Resources

    • Experience IUPUI

      Presented by: Campus Center and Student Experience
      Student engagement and involvement is directly related to student learning and success. This presentation introduces students to opportunities to get involved in campus activities and student organizations and connects their involvement to transferable skills, student success, and building valuable relationships to peers, faculty, and staff members.
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Integration and Application of Knowledge (PCL 3), Intellectual Depth, Breadth, and Adaptiveness (PCL 4)

      • Time: 45 minutes
      • Technology Needs: Computer/projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Beginning 
    • Knowing the Code (General)

      Presented by: Office of Student Conduct
      This presentation is a general overview of the Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, & Conduct. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the services provided by the Office of Student Conduct and ways in which they can interact with the office. There will be opportunities for engagement with the presenter while learning about common violations to the code through scenarios and open dialogue. Students will also be presented with information about other laws and University policies. 
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Core Communication (PCL 1), Critical Thinking (PLC 2 ), Understanding Society and Culture (PCL 5), Values and Ethics (PCL 6)
      • Time: 45 minutes- 1 hour
      • Technology Needs: Computer/projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Beginning
    • Know the Code (Academic Misconduct)

      Presented by: Office of Student Conduct
      This focus of this presentation is on the Academic Misconduct section of the Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, & Conduct. Students will have the opportunity to engage in a deeper look at what academic misconduct is and the process of following up on allegations. Students will also learn strategies that will help them to avoid the pitfalls of academic misconduct. General information of what services the Office of Student Conduct provide will also be presented to the students.
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Core Communication (PCL 1), Critical Thinking (PLC 2 ), Understanding Society and Culture (PCL 5), Values and Ethics (PCL 6)
      • Time: 45 minutes- 1 hour
      • Technology Needs: Computer/projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Beginning
    • Know the Code (Sexual Misconduct)

      Presented by: Office of Student Conduct
      This focus of this presentation is on the IU Sexual Misconduct Policy. Students will have the opportunity to engage in a deeper look at what sexual misconduct is and how the University defines consent and other related terms to the policy. Students will be given information about the resources available for reporting incidents of sexual misconduct and for victim support and advocacy. Students will also be presented with methods of bystander intervention as it relates to preventing sexual misconduct. General information of what services the Office of Student Conduct provide will also be presented to the students.
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Core Communication (PCL 1), Critical Thinking (PLC 2 ), Understanding Society and Culture (PCL 5), Values and Ethics (PCL 6)
      • Time: 45 minutes- 1 hour
      • Technology Needs: Computer/projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Beginning
    • Learning to Navigate Independent Living

      Presented by: Housing & Residence Life and the Office of Student Advocacy & Support
      This session will provide guidelines and tips for managing independent living for the first time. Students will also be encouraged to think beyond the four walls in finding balance between wants and needs. Topics include the transition to living on your own, understanding expectations, living with a roommate, and managing a living space. An activity will engage students in understanding their “wants” vs. “needs”, and how wants can correspond to an increased price tag.
      Principles of Co-Curricular Learning: Integration and Application of Knowledge (PCL3), Intellectual Depth, Breadth, and Adaptiveness (PCL 4), Intrapersonal Development (PCL 7)

      • Time: 45 minutes
      • Technology Needs: Computer/projector
      • Suggested Time of the Semester for this Presentation: Anytime

    Additional Presentations and Resources

    • Academic and Career Development (Career Planning)

      Academic and Career Development staff are happy to assist in offering career development activities to students. Our presentations are most appropriate for freshmen and sophomores.  To request a presentation in this area please do so from the website through University College at https://acd.iupui.edu/faculty-and-staff-resources/career-presentations/index.html

    • Additional Social Justice Education Opportunities

      For additional presentation topics from Social Justice, please visit the Social Justice website at visit http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/involved/social-justice-ed/training.shtml 

    • Additional Health and Wellness Opportunities

      For additional presentation topics, please visit the Health and Wellness website at http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/health-wellness/hw-promotion/resources.shtml

    • Financial Literacy

      The Office of Financial Services offers a variety of presentations for First Year Student. To request a presentation for your learning community please send an email to: finaid@iupui.edu. They will then follow up with you through their office.

    • Office of Student Employment

      The Office of Student Employment is here to assist students with the beginning resume/cover letter development as they seek quality college work experiences.  We want students to begin to think early about obtaining transferable skills that will enhance their ability to market themselves for quality work opportunities that provide a more direct link to their career path.

       Maybe they are wondering if they want to work at all, or when to work, or how much is too much to work!  We can assist with that conversation by coming to your classroom to briefly discuss the potential value and detriment of work.  Work that is ill-planned can be a downfall to a student,  we can assist!

       If you need our office to come to your class to talk about services, resumes or cover letters – please do not hesitate to reach out to us.  Our webpage is also a great resource for students that seek to do some of the research/development on their own. 

      Click here to learn more about our presentation offerings: http://employment.uc.iupui.edu/FacultyStaff/RequestaPresentation.aspx

    • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

      For presentation topics from Counseling and Psychological Services, please the CAPS website at http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/health-wellness/counseling-psychology/education-presentations/class-integration.shtml

    • RISE

      The RISE experience is an opportunity for students to gain practical knowledge of their major and/or intended career within specified courses. It is an academic and professional development program that challenges undergraduates in four areas of growth: research, international, service learning and experiential learning. To obtain more information about the RISE program, you or your students can learn from this online module at http://jumpstart.uc.iupui.edu/RISE/

    • Study Abroad

      Study abroad is much more than a trip—it’s an intellectual and cultural adventure that will change the way you see the world, other people, and yourself. Sign up for a presentation on study abroad opportunities at http://abroad.iupui.edu/about/request-talk.html

    Questions?
    Questions regarding presentations or resources can be directed to Office of Educational Partnerships and Student Success at epss@iupui.edu or 317-274-3699.