Event Details

Event: You Are Not So Smart: Academic Advising Edition
Starts: Tuesday 3/5/2019 01:00 PM
Ends: Tuesday 3/5/2019 02:00 PM
Location: Hotard 111
Presenters: Amanda Voigt, Course Manager of the University College Academic Success Program, Arizona State University Gina Beyer, Independent Consultant
Hosted By: Undergraduate Studies
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Description: In this NACADA webinar, drawing from concepts introduced in David McRaney’s 2012 bestselling book, You Are Not So Smart, presenters will discuss these concepts’ relevance to the work academic advisors do with students. They will take participants on an adventure through their brains, demonstrating how easy it is for us to fall prey to ways our minds work, including biases and logical fallacies in the context of education. They will show how these natural workings of our brains can affect our daily lives and create social and psychological challenges, and they will share tips and tricks on how to work through the challenges of the human mind to improve student learning. Imagine an emotionally charged, highly resistant 3rd year student who was doing okay for semesters but is now failing most of her courses and has to come to your office to register for classes. The student doesn’t appear to like you or the university. What might be going on in the student’s brain? In yours? How will yo


Open to: Faculty Staff TAMU Guest
Registration Starts: Wednesday 1/30/2019 1:00 PM
Registration Ends: Monday 3/4/2019 5:00 PM
Seats Available: 7 of 25
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