Spring 2014 Workshops

Events from April 13, 2014 to April 19, 2014

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.

Developing Skills for Learning Online

  • Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    • 3:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, January 18, 2014
    • 12:00 – 1:00 pm

A different set of learning skills is needed for online courses as compared to a traditional class. This workshop guides you through a series of questions to evaluate your readiness to take an online class and prepares you for effective online learning.

Managing Your Time

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    • 1:30 – 2:30 pm
  • Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    • 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Do you say to yourself, “I’m so busy and I still can’t seem to get everything done?” Organizing and managing time is an essential element to success. This workshop will provide useful tips on how to spend your time wisely in your role as a college student.

Anytime, Anywhere Tutoring with Brainfuse

  • Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    • 3:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Monday, January 27, 2014
    • 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Do you need help but can’t find time out of your busy schedule to get tutoring on campus? Come in to our Brainfuse workshop that will teach you how to get online tutoring for free. Click here for more information about Brainfuse.

Strategies for Reading Effectively

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    • 12:00 – 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday, February 4, 2014
    • 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Are you overwhelmed with your reading load? Come learn how to read your textbook faster while at the same time improving your comprehension.

Strategies for Taking Notes

  • Wednesday, January 29, 2014
    • 1:30 – 2:30 pm
  • Wednesday, February 19, 2014
    • 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Good listening and note taking skills are keys to studying. This workshop will provide you with ways to enhance your listening and will show you how to take and use your notes effectively.

Study Strategies

  • Wednesday, February 5, 2014
    • 3:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, February 26, 2014
    • 12:00 – 1:00 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.

Adult Learning Strategies

  • Saturday, January 25, 2014
    • 12:00 – 1:00 pm
  • Monday, January 27, 2014
    • 3:00 – 4:00 pm

This workshop is geared specially for the adult learner. If you would like to build your confidence and manage college stress, this workshop can make college an exciting and rewarding experience. You’ll find helpful strategies to balance family, work, and school.

Understanding Plagiarism with a Little Help From Dr. Seuss

  • Wednesday, February 5, 2014
    • 1:30 – 2:00 pm

When writing papers, avoiding plagiarism is an essential skill. In this interactive workshop conducted by Instructors Dr. Rosiana Azman and Dr. Stephen Fox, you will learn students how to identify what is and is not plagiarism.

Writing a Research Paper

  • Tuesday, March 11, 2014
    • 12:00 – 1:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 20, 2014
    • 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. Tips for an effective paper will save you time and make the process of writing more rewarding.

T0p 10 Habits Of Successful Students and Top Time Wasters That Could Ruin Your GPA

  • Monday, February 10, 2014
    • 3:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, February 22, 2014
    • 12:00 – 1:00 pm

In this workshop, you’ll learn some of the habits of students who have been successful in the college environment. Follow their advice, and you will develops skills, which can help you achieve your academic goals.

Checking On Your Progress: How to Use STAR

  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014
    • 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Stand and Deliver: Presenting for College Classes

  • Monday, March 31, 2014
    • 3:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 5, 2014
    • 12:00 – 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday, April 8, 2014
    • 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Are you anxious about delivering a presentation in front of class? Learn step-by-step how to create your presentation, manage your time, and deliver your presentation with positive results. This workshop will also help you to calm jitters, so that you can present with confidence.

UH Scholarship Application Preparation

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    • 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    • 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

There is so much money out there waiting for you to apply for. Attend this workshop, and you will learn about the hundreds of UHMC and UH System scholarships that you may be qualified for. Appointments are required. Contact Financial Aid at (808) 984-3277.

Making it Through Finals

  • Saturday, April 12, 2014
    • 12:00 – 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    • 3:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Monday, April 21, 2014
    • 3:00 – 4:00 pm

The semester is almost over and finals are about to begin. This workshop will prepare you to handle the stress of time management and study skills needed during finals week. Learn to manage the week with a plan for exams, while at the same time, finding the support you need to be at your best.