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Calendar

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Event : PTK Induction Ceremony
 Time: 26/02/2015 - 26/02/2015

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Event : LPN to RN Bridge Program Application Deadline
 Time: 01/03/2015 - 01/03/2015

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Event : NFCC Welcomes Tracy Revels as Guest Speaker
 Time: 02/03/2015 - 02/03/2015

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Event : NFCC Super Saturday
 Time: 07/03/2015 - 07/03/2015

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Event : 3-11-15: Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
 Time: 11/03/2015 - 11/03/2015

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Event : Artist Series - Jacksonville Children

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Event : Holiday - Spring Break 2015
 Time: 16/03/2015 - 20/03/2015

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Event : Holiday - Spring Break 2015
 Time: 17/03/2015 - 20/03/2015

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Event : Holiday - Spring Break 2015
 Time: 18/03/2015 - 20/03/2015

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Event : Holiday - Spring Break 2015
 Time: 19/03/2015 - 20/03/2015

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Event : Holiday - Spring Break 2015
 Time: 20/03/2015 - 20/03/2015

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Workshops and Study Sessions

Upcoming Workshops:

Workshops

Dates/ Times Offered & Locations

Economic Models

Presented by Marie Guest

 

Students who attend this session will participate in a review of economic modeling including developing and manipulating supply/demand models illustrating business cycles.  This hands-on workshop is intended for current economics students but open to all interested students.

 

Wednesday, March 4

1:00 – 2:00 (Building 7, Rm 104)

The Research Paper –

Gathering and Interpreting Reliable Sources

Presented by Sharon Brave Heart

 

Does research sound scary?  It’s not!  Attend this session to learn how to properly research a topic, question, or theory… all while making sure you’ve gathered reliable sources to support your thesis.

 

Wednesday, March 4

12:30 – 1:30 (Building 7, Rm 102)

 

Thursday, March 5

9:30 – 10:30 (Building 7, Rm 102)

 

Getting Acquainted With Mac

Presented by Dr. Guenter Maresch

 

Are you a PC user?  Do you want/need to be able to use an Apple Mac computer?  If so, attend this session to get acquainted with basic Mac computer applications.

 

Wednesday, March 4

3:00 – 4:00 (Science Building, Rm 105)

 

Friday, March 6

10:00 – 11:00 (Science Building, Rm 105)

 

ASC Workshop Topics:

The Academic Success Center provides numerous workshops throughout the semester to help our students succeed.  Our staff welcomes any ideas for workshop topics that students would like to see offered.  A current list of available topics is below.

Writing/Communication

  • MLA Format
  • APA Format
  • Basic Essay Format
  • Avoiding Plagiarism
  • Write Now!  Getting Started/Generating Ideas
  • Finding Credible and Reliable Sources:  Search Smarter, Not Harder
  • Primary and Secondary Sources
  • The Craft of Writing: Improving Sentence Variety and Word Choice
  • Writing Research Papers (Series of sessions include picking/narrowing a topic, writing a thesis statement, planning/outlining, in-text citations, works cited, etc.)
  • The Finishing Touches:  Editing and Proofreading Strategies
  • Presentation Skills/Oral Presentations

Math/Science

  • Success Strategies for Math
  • Overcoming Math Anxiety
  • Pass It On... (Helping your child with math homework)
  • Graphing Calculators (College Algebra and Statistics)
  • Looking Ahead to Logs (Logarithms in College Algebra)
  • Biology Study Skills
  • Writing Science Lab Reports
  • Mastering the Metric System
  • Math for Meds

Study Skills/Strategies for College Success

  • Note-taking Methods
  • Textbook/College Reading Strategies
  • Time Management
  • Working in Groups
  • Balancing School, Work, and Life
  • Motivation and Goal Setting
  • Test-taking Strategies
  • Tackling Test Anxiety
  • Learning to Learn (Using your learning style to help you be a better learner)
  • Using Graphic Organizers
  • Desk Stretchers
  • Stress Busters: Stress Management Techniques
  • Highlighting Tips
  • Annotating

Technology

  • PowerPoint (Basic and Advanced)
  • Excel (Basic and Advanced)
  • Microsoft Word Basics
  • Degree Works
  • Navigating D2L
  • Smarthinking (24/7 Online Tutoring Service)

Other

  • Navigating Online Courses
  • Economic Models
  • Know Your Options (AA, AS, Certificate Programs)

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