Fall 2013 Hours
|Monday to Thursday||9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.|
|Friday to Sunday||11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
TLC will be closed during the Winter Break
from December 21, 2013
until January 5, 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.
Tuesday, August 27 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Saturday, August 31 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Monday, September 9 2:00 – 3:00 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.
Wednesday, August 28 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Wednesday, September 25 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Wednesday, November 20 12:00 – 1:00 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.
Tuesday, September 10 2:00 – 2:30 pm
Monday, September 16 2:00 – 2:30 pm
Tuesday, September 24 2:00 – 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.
Monday, September 23 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.
Wednesday, September 4 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Wednesday, October 30 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Wednesday, November 27 12:00 – 1:00 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.
Wednesday, September 11 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Wednesday, October 9 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Wednesday, November 6 1:30 – 2:30 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.
Tuesday, September 17 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Saturday, September 21 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Monday, September 23 2:00 – 3:00 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.
Wednesday, September 18 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Wednesday, October 16 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Wednesday, November 13 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Discover all the free services that you can take advantage of just by being a UHMC college student. Learn about tutoring services, researching, financial aid services, and other important resources to help you succeed through college.
Monday, September 30 3:00 – 4:00 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.
Tuesday, October 1 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Saturday, October 5 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Most college students don’t realize how quickly study time can disappear when modern-day distractions seep into the classroom and study periods. Become aware of some of these “time-wasters” that could bring your grade-point average down.
Wednesday, October 2 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Monday, October 21 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.
Wednesday, October 2 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Wednesday, October 23 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Did you know chewing gum while reading helps you focus? Did you know watching YouTube videos can help with you class? We all have struggled with learning new things and always wondered why we can’t seem to grasp the new information. This workshop will introduce you to learning styles and find out methods to help you maximize your learning potential.
Monday, October 7 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Thursday, October 10 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Learn about addressing school related stresses including dealing with relationships that could affect your academic progress.
Monday, October 14 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Saturday, October 19 12:30 – 1:30 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.
Monday, October 21 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Thursday, October 24 11:00 – 12:00 pm
Tuesday, October 29 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Friday, November 1 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Monday, October 28 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Saturday, November 2 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Tuesday, November 5 2:00 – 3:00 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.
Tuesday, November 12
Morning Session 10:30 – 11:00 am
Afternoon Session 1:30 – 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.
Monday, November 18 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Saturday, November 23 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Tuesday, November 26 2:00 – 3:00 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.