Indiana University

Skip to:

  1. Search
  2. Navigation
  3. Content

Click to Succeed: Online Student Support

Click to Succeed: Online Student Support
  1. Author: Student Academic Center
  2. Number of episodes: 24
  3. Web site: http://sac.indiana.edu/

Podcast Description:

This podcast series produced by the Student Academic Center focuses on a wide variety of topics and skills to enhance undergraduate academic success and provide students the tools they need to reach the ultimate potential of a college education. Each episode exists in video and audio-only versions.

  1. Report a concern >
  2. Tell a friend >
All podcasts from Student Academic Center >

Click to Succeed: Online Student Support

  Name Time Artist/Performer Release Date Description Author Language  
1.Episode 11: College Reading in 5 (Audio Only)00:11:00The Student Academic Center5/7/2016Yes, in 5 – 5 strategies, that is, to improve your ability to read almost anything. From matching your approach to the source, to previewing, to taking notes (like a detective, lawyer, and judge), crack the code of this essential skill!Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
2.Episode 11: College Reading in 500:10:43The Student Academic Center5/7/2016Yes, in 5 – 5 strategies, that is, to improve your ability to read almost anything. From matching your approach to the source, to previewing, to taking notes (like a detective, lawyer, and judge), crack the code of this essential skill!Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
3.Episode 10: Advisors & Choices (Audio Only)00:07:23The Student Academic Center8/13/2015In high school, there were some choices to be made, but not that many. A lot was basically decided for you. Suddenly you get to college, you're in charge, and the number of options skyrockets. There's the big one, of course - your major, your main curiosity or passion. But besides majors, there are all kinds of other “degree enhancements” you could be pursuing. This stuff is the spice, the icing, the extra sauce that really makes college an extraordinary experience and the world a broader, deeStudent Academic CenterEnglishDownload
4.Episode 10: Advisors & Choices00:07:03The Student Academic Center8/13/2015In high school, there were some choices to be made, but not that many. A lot was basically decided for you. Suddenly you get to college, you're in charge, and the number of options skyrockets. There's the big one, of course - your major, your main curiosity or passion. But besides majors, there are all kinds of other “degree enhancements” you could be pursuing. This stuff is the spice, the icing, the extra sauce that really makes college an extraordinary experience and the world a broader, deeStudent Academic CenterEnglishDownload
5.Episode 9: Your Advisor (Audio Only)00:06:25The Student Academic Center8/12/2015In college, what role do academic advisors play in your life as a student? What can they help you with? And when should you go? We talk to students and advisors to get to the bottom of these important questions.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
6.Episode 9: Your Advisor00:05:58The Student Academic Center8/12/2015In college, what role do academic advisors play in your life as a student? What can they help you with? And when should you go? We talk to students and advisors to get to the bottom of these important questions.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
7.Episode 8: Multiple Choice Mayhem (Audio Only)00:07:59The Student Academic Center7/24/2015Multiple choice is great because the correct answer is right there in front of you. But how do you find it? And how can you maximize your score? First, a “bird’s-eye-view” and some general strategy. Then, tips from students, based on science, that will help you bubble your way to success. Last, some myth-busting—if you have to guess, what works (and what doesn’t)?Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
8.Episode 8: Multiple Choice Mayhem00:07:59The Student Academic Center7/24/2015Multiple choice is great because the correct answer is right there in front of you. But how do you find it? And how can you maximize your score? First, a “bird’s-eye-view” and some general strategy. Then, tips from students, based on science, that will help you bubble your way to success. Last, some myth-busting—if you have to guess, what works (and what doesn’t)?Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
9.Episode 7: How to Write a Thesis Statement (Audio Only)00:18:26The Student Academic Center8/28/2014The core of college writing is the thesis statement. But what is it, exactly? What should it do? How do you face a blank page and get started writing one? And what are some of the challenges you might face while creating it? In this episode we tackle these questions and take you through the process. To do this, we challenge Kate and Drew to create their own thesis statements interpreting a well-known sculpture on the IU Bloomington campus. We look in on their writing, and then compare the two.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
10.Episode 7: How to Write a Thesis Statement00:18:26The Student Academic Center8/28/2014The core of college writing is the thesis statement. But what is it, exactly? What should it do? How do you face a blank page and get started writing one? And what are some of the challenges you might face while creating it? In this episode we tackle these questions and take you through the process. To do this, we challenge Kate and Drew to create their own thesis statements interpreting a well-known sculpture on the IU Bloomington campus. We look in on their writing, and then compare the two.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
11.Episode 6: Resilience & Bouncing Back (Audio Only)00:21:38The Student Academic Center8/21/2014In this episode we go straight to the source and get some ideas and strategies from students who have known what it's like to struggle academically and then come out on top.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
12.Episode 6: Resilience & Bouncing Back00:21:38The Student Academic Center8/21/2014In this episode we go straight to the source and get some ideas and strategies from students who have known what it's like to struggle academically and then come out on top.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
13.Episode 5: Everybody's Talking About College Success (Audio Only)00:26:16The Student Academic Center7/13/2014In this episode, we explore competing definitions of college success and argue that there are ways to bring them together. We poll students and faculty and discover four ways that you can accomplish this.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
14.Episode 5: Everybody's Talking About College Success00:26:16The Student Academic Center7/13/2014In this episode, we explore competing definitions of college success and argue that there are ways to bring them together. We poll students and faculty and discover four ways that you can accomplish this.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
15.Episode 4: Motivation (Audio Only)00:25:01The Student Academic Center9/3/2013In this episode, we target something many students find especially elusive: motivation. We talk about how it works, describe common obstacles, and offer some sound paths for how to find it.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
16.Episode 4: Motivation00:25:01The Student Academic Center9/3/2013In this episode, we target something many students find especially elusive: motivation. We talk about how it works, describe common obstacles, and offer some sound paths for how to find it.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
17.Episode 3: Taking Notes in Class (Audio Only)00:24:35The Student Academic Center9/3/2013In this episode, we demystify note-taking in class. We sketch out some basic tips, like active listening and how to deal with the speed of lectures. We spend the most time with a mock lecture (taken from an actual IU American History course) where we compare and contrast different note-taking systems, and analyze their relative effectiveness for different kinds of material.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
18.Episode 3: Taking Notes in Class00:24:35The Student Academic Center9/3/2013In this episode, we demystify note-taking in class. We sketch out some basic tips, like active listening and how to deal with the speed of lectures. We spend the most time with a mock lecture (taken from an actual IU American History course) where we compare and contrast different note-taking systems, and analyze their relative effectiveness for different kinds of material.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
19.Episode 2: Time Management (Audio Only)00:21:07The Student Academic Center9/3/2013In this episode, we dive into one of the most difficult subjects for students: time management. We walk through how to create a prioritizing habit and put it into action. We outline how best to plan your weekly time for the semester as well as how to realistically plot outside work and study time. We wrap up by highlighting strategies to address common challenges like procrastination and heavy workloads.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
20.Episode 2: Time Management00:21:07The Student Academic Center9/3/2013In this episode, we dive into one of the most difficult subjects for students: time management. We walk through how to create a prioritizing habit and put it into action. We outline how best to plan your weekly time for the semester as well as how to realistically plot outside work and study time. We wrap up by highlighting strategies to address common challenges like procrastination and heavy workloads.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
21.Episode 1: Quizzes! Tests! Exams! (Audio Only)00:20:42The Student Academic Center9/3/2013In this episode, we lay out some strategies you can use to master and ace all of your quizzes, tests, and exams. We talk about preparing beforehand, including the best ways to arrange your study sessions so you remember the material and how to beat test anxiety. We also discuss what to do during the test – like how best to answer all of the different kinds of questions you’ll encounter – and what to do with tests after they’re over so you don’t repeat the same mistakes next time.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
22.Episode 1: Quizzes! Tests! Exams!00:20:42The Student Academic Center9/3/2013In this episode, we lay out some strategies you can use to master and ace all of your quizzes, tests, and exams. We talk about preparing beforehand, including the best ways to arrange your study sessions so you remember the material and how to beat test anxiety. We also discuss what to do during the test – like how best to answer all of the different kinds of questions you’ll encounter – and what to do with tests after they’re over so you don’t repeat the same mistakes next time.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
23.Series Introduction (Audio-Only)00:06:50The Student Academic Center9/3/2013This introduction to the SAC's Click to Succeed podcast lays out the purpose and approach of the series, describing what is possible to achieve with an undergraduate education, the kind of learner that is most successful at meeting these goals, and the common obstacles students encounter along the way.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload
24.Series Introduction00:06:50The Student Academic Center8/28/2013This introduction to the SAC's Click to Succeed podcast lays out the purpose and approach of the series, describing what is possible to achieve with an undergraduate education, the kind of learner that is most successful at meeting these goals, and the common obstacles students encounter along the way.Student Academic CenterEnglishDownload