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Managing Anxiety, Yours and Theirs

Monday, September 9, 2019
3:00pm – 4:15pm

Storrs Campus
ROWE 319

Participants will come away with specific strategies for managing their own and their students’ anxieties We will discuss topics such as: • Causes of anxiety: Lack of confidence, Lack of knowledge, lack of preparation, lack of experience, the unknown… Solutions: • Prioritize tasks (It’s not ALL vital or ALL immediate) • work with a partner or friend, seek help from a colleague, a friend, a professional, • establish and follow routines, • move (exercise), get enough rest, • consider how to change the environment to make it more effective for you, breathe, • think positive thoughts and believe in yourself, consider accommodations, laugh- esp. when you want to cry (crying is okay, too) • Managing Student Anxiety: • Give choices • Be Flexible • Listen • Share all relevant information regarding grades, assignments, policies… • Make a connection with your students Register at - https://web9.uits.uconn.edu/fins/secure_inst/workshops/workshop_view.php?ser=1014

Contact:

stacey.valliere@uconn.edu

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) (primary), Rowe Building, UConn Master Calendar

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