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Calendar

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Event : Aug. 3 - Deadline to Apply for Medical Administrative Specialist Program
 Time: 03/08/2015 - 03/08/2015

Event : Aug. 3 - Early Childhood Professional Certificate Program Begins
 Time: 03/08/2015 - 03/08/2015

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Event : Aug. 5 - Automation and Production Technology Full-Time Program Begins
 Time: 05/08/2015 - 05/08/2015

Event : Aug. 5 - Deadline to Register for Jumpstart Workshops
 Time: 05/08/2015 - 05/08/2015

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Event : 8-6-15: Last day to pay tuition and fees for early registration (Fall Term 2015)
 Time: 06/08/2015 - 06/08/2015

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Event : Aug. 10 - Automation and Production Technology Part-Time Evening Program Begins
 Time: 10/08/2015 - 10/08/2015

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Event : Aug. 11 - New Law Enforcement and Corrections Classes Begin
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Event : 8-15-2015: New Student Orientation
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Event : Classes Begin Fall Term
 Time: 24/08/2015 - 24/08/2015

Event : Extended Fall Term Hours
 Time: 24/08/2015 - 25/08/2015

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Event : Extended Fall Term Hours
 Time: 25/08/2015 - 25/08/2015

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Workshops and Study Sessions

Upcoming Workshops:

ASC Workshops are free for all currently enrolled students at North Florida Community College.  Faculty and staff are invited to attend sessions as well.

 

Academic Success Center - College Success Kick-off 

Workshops

 

Dates/ Times Offered & Locations

NFCC Virtual Bookstore: One-Stop Shopping!

Presenter: ASC Peer Tutors & Staff

Do you need assistance ordering your textbooks? The ASC staff members can help you! Visit us in the NFCC library.

 

 

Monday, August 24

10:00 - 2:00  (Library - Tutor Lab)

Tuesday, August 25

10:00 – 2:00 (Library – Tutor Lab)

Technology 101 (MyNFCC Portal)      

Presenter: ASC Peer Tutors & Staff

NFCC online learning tools are available on MyNFCC portal. See an ASC staff member to learn how to access MyNFCC Single Sign-on Portal and how to navigate different NFCC applications like GoMail and Desire2Learn.

 

Monday, August 24

10:00 - 2:00  (Library - Tutor Lab)

Tuesday, August 25

10:00 – 2:00 (Library – Tutor Lab)


Technology 101 (D2L Basics) 

Presenter: Mrs. McCullers       

D2L is the ultimate information station for you while on your academic journey at NFCC.  This workshop will provide tips and review the basics for navigating D2L.

 

Monday, August 24

10:30 – 11:30 (NFCC Library)

Tuesday, August 25

9:00 – 10:00 (NFCC Library)

 

 

Pearson MyLab & Mastering

Presenter: Mrs. McCullers & Mrs. Lacefield

Bring your Course ID and Pearson Access Card to the ASC and let an ASC staff member help you to set up the MyLab & Mastering account for your course.

 

Wednesday, August 26

11:30 – 12:30 (Library - Tutor Lab)

Thursday, August 27

9:00 – 10:00 (Library – Tutor Lab)

Tour the Academic Success Center (ASC)

Presenter: ASC Peer Tutors & Staff

Get a free drink and visit the ASC new location in the NFCC library! Meet your ASC Learning Specialists and Peer Tutors, learn about the ASC services, and enjoy the different study rooms available for you.

 

Wednesday, August 26

10 – 2 (Library – Tutor Lab)

Thursday, August 27

10 – 2 (Library – Tutor Lab)

 

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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