Tutoring and Writing Services Workshops

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE


OCTOBER 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.

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Wednesday, October 1

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

CSS-Speaker:Sandra Hage

APA... The Right Way!

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Thursday, October 9

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

C.S.S

Avoiding Plagiarism

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Thursday, October 22

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

C.S.S

Bluebook Documentation for Beginners

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Monday, October 27

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

C.S.S

Crafting Effective Thesis Statements

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Monday, October 20

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

C.S.S

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

Monday, October 13

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

CSS-Speaker: Sandra Hage

Tuesday, October 7

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

CSS-Speaker: Sandra Hage

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

Thursday, October 9

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

RSSC-Room 202C Professor Gorman

The "So What" of Introductions and Conclusions

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Thursday, October 2

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

C.S.S

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

Monday, October 6

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

CSS-Speaker: Dorothy M. Cleary

Tuesday, October 14

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

CSS-Speaker: Dorothy M. Cleary

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

Wednesday, October 8

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

CSS-Speaker:Dorothy M. Cleary

Thursday, October 9

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

CSS-Speaker: Dorothy M. Cleary

Tuesday, October 21

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

CSS-Speaker: Dorothy M. Cleary

Using Source Material Effectively: An Overview of Quote Integration

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Monday, October 6

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

C.S.S

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

Wednesday, October 22

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

CSS-Speaker: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

Wednesday, October 15

12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

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