Tutoring and Writing Services Workshops

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE


JANUARY 2015

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.

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Tuesday, January 27

9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

CSS Presenter: Sandra Hage

FEBRUARY 2015

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.

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Tuesday, February 3

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

CSS Presenter: Sandra Hage

Monday, February 23

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

CSS Presenter: Sandra Hage

APA... The Right Way!

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Tuesday, February 17

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

CSS Room 6

Avoiding Plagiarism

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Tuesday, February 18

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

CSS- Room 6

Wednesday, February 18

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

CSS Room 6

Crafting Effective Thesis Statements

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Thursday, February 20

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

CSS- Room 6

Monday, February 23

2:30 p.m. - 3 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.

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Wednesday, February 11

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

CSS Presenter: Sandra Hage

Overcoming Writer's Block

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Wednesday, February 25

1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

CSS Room 6

Ready?Set? GO! Preparing for Mid-terms

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

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Wednesday, February 25

12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

CSS Presenter: Bill Gorman

The "So What" of Introductions and Conclusions

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Wednesday, February 4

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

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Thursday, February 12

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

CSS Presenter: Dorothy M. Cleary

The Essentials of MLA Style

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Monday, February 9

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

CSS Room 6

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.

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Tuesday, February 17

5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

CSS Presenter: Dorothy M. Cleary

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.

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Thursday, February 5

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

CSS Presenter: Dorothy M. Cleary

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.

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Thursday, February 13

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

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