Tutoring and Writing Services Workshops

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE


APRIL 2014

Active Listening & Note Taking Strategies

“The professor speaks too quickly!” “I can’t take notes that fast!” Have you ever said anything like that? Attend this workshop and learn how to listen more effectively and take better notes.

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Annotated Bibliographies: The Method in the Madness

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Tuesday, April 29

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

CSS- Room 6

APA... The Right Way!

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Avoiding Plagiarism

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Wednesday, April 9

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

CSS- Room 6

Commonly Used Commas

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Thursday, April 17

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

CSS- Room 6

Crafting Effective Thesis Statements

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Tuesday, April 15

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

CSS- Room 6

Effective College Reading Strategies

Reading for college is different and frequently more demanding than high school. Improve your retention of what you read by attending this workshop and learn proven strategies to help you perform better in college courses.

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Last Chance Prep for Finals

This workshop is highly recommended for all first year students! Learn from a MU faculty member about strategies and expectations associated with taking final exams.

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Friday, April 2

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

CSS- Room 6

Marketing "You" through Personal Statements

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Thursday, April 1

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

CSS- Room 6

Organization and Time Management: Do's and Don'ts

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Tuesday, April 1

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

CANCELED

Roadmaps for Writers: A Workshop on Organization and Development

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Monday, April 21

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

CSS- Room 6

Strategic Reading for Writing

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Monday, April 7

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

CSS- Room 6

Test Taking: Objective and Subjective Tests

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Thursday, April 3

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

CSS- Room 6

Tuesday, April 15

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

CSS- Room 6

The "So What" of Introductions and Conclusions

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Wednesday, April 23

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

CSS- Room 6

The Art of Sentence Structure

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Thursday, April 3

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

CSS- Room 6

The Art of Test Taking

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe…is this really the best strategy for taking tests? Attend this short, 30-minute workshop and learn about some of the best methods to get through those multiple choice, true/false, short answer, and essay test questions.

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Time Management: Do's and Don'ts

Planners, desk calendars, Google calendar, highlighters, keeping it all in your head…so many choices! Learn about what works and what doesn’t.

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Time Management: Get Organized!

Use your planner! How many times have you heard that? Learn some of the tricks and strategies to getting organized and find a method that works best for you.

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Using Source Material Effectively: An Overview of Quote Integration

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What Am I? V.A.R.K.

New for 2014-2015! Explore and gain an understanding of what it means to have a “learning style”. Take a quiz and find out how you learn best and how knowing this will help you be a successful student.

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What Wuz That? E-mail Etiquette

What does your email etiquette say about you? Are you a serious student? Are you trying to land your dream job? Learn the basics of email etiquette in this short, 30-minute workshop.

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Wednesday, April 23

5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

CSS- Room 6

Why Write? An Introduction to Academic Writing

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Writer's Block

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