The Learning Center offers a wide range of practical study skills and individual skills that can help you in your classes. All study-skills workshops are free to attend and reservations are not needed, however seating is limited.
Students will have an opportunity to develop skills that are essential for academic success. Workshops are held at The Learning Center.
Using Your Time Wisely
Wednesday, January 16th 2:00 – 2:30 pm
Wednesday, January 30th 2:00 – 2:30 pm
Do you say to yourself, “I’m so busy and I still can’t seem to get everything done?” This workshop will provide useful tips on how to spend your time wisely in your role as a college student.
Boot Up the Computer
Tuesday, January 22nd 9:00 – 9:30 am
This workshop is intended for beginning computer users. You will learn the basics of MS Word, how to save document, sending emails, and cloud storage.
Tuesday, January 22nd 5:00 – 5:30 pm
Wednesday, January 23rd 5:00 – 5:30 pm
Has it been awhile since you have attended school? Could you use some college study skills? This workshop will provide essential study tools you can use immediately.
Online Student Success
Wednesday, January 23rd 3:00 – 3:30 pm
Wednesday, March 13th 3:00 – 3:30 pm
Is this your first semester taking online classes? Learn what it takes to be a successful online student and what new habits you need to acquire.
Note Taking for Academic Success
Thursday, January 24th 2:00 – 2:30 pm
Tuesday, January 29th 2:00 – 2:30 pm
Taking effective notes will help you make the most out of the time you spend in class. In this workshop you will learn strategies to enhance your listening skills and will show you how to take and use your notes effectively.
Wednesday, February 6th 12:00 – 12:30 pm
Are you overwhelmed with your reading load? Come learn how to read your textbook faster and while at the same time improving your comprehension.
Writing a Personal Statement
Wednesday, February 13th 12:00 – 12:30 pm
Are you being asked to write a personal statement for a scholarship or college application? Come learn how to sell yourself and set yourself apart from all the others.
Exam Tips and Hints
Thursday, February 7th 2:00 – 2:30 pm
Tuesday, February 12th 12:00 – 12:30 pm
Saturday, February 23rd 12:00 – 12:30 pm
To do your best on a test, you must know your subject content and have a strategy for taking the test that allows you to “show” what you “know.” In this workshop, you will learn valuable tips to prepare for your exams and also tips to use during your exams.
Understanding plagiarism with some help from Dr. Seuss
Wednesday, February 27th 2:00 – 2:30 pm
When writing papers, avoiding plagiarism is an essential skill. This workshop conducted by Instructors Dr. Rosiana Azman and Dr. Stephen Fox will teach students how to identify what is and is not plagiarism.
Writing a Research Paper
Tuesday, March 5th 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Tuesday, March 19th 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Learn skills needed to write a research paper. This workshop will focus on choosing an effective topic, getting organized, researching, and producing an academic paper.