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Event : Artist Series Presents Caladh Nua 
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Workshops and Study Sessions

Upcoming Events:

 

Academic Success Center (ASC) – February & March 2016

ASC Workshops are free for all currently enrolled students at North Florida Community College. 

Faculty and staff are invited to attend sessions as well.

 

Workshops

Dates/ Times Offered & Locations

 

Email Etiquette

Presenter: Ruth Harvey

Participants will learn the basic principles of behavior when writing messages and some characteristics that a professor might not enjoy seeing in emails.

 

Tuesday, February 16

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

ASC/NFCC Library

 

Wednesday, February 17

*Lunch & Learn Workshop

(Light Refreshments will be provided)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Student Center

Time Management Skills

Presenter: Ruth Harvey

This workshop will focus on the skills and techniques needed to organize your tasks, use your time effectively, and maintain balance between school, work, family, and personal time.

 

Tuesday, February 23

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

ASC/NFCC Library

 

Wednesday, February 24

*Lunch & Learn Workshop

(Light Refreshments will be provided)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Student Center

Test Taking Skills

Presenter: Tina Tucker

Participants will learn strategies for preparing for and handling different types of tests, as well as developing skills as a test-taker.

 

Tuesday, March 1

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

ASC/NFCC Library

 

Wednesday, March 2

*Lunch & Learn Workshop

(Light Refreshments will be provided)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Student Center

Economic Models

Presenter: Marie Guest

This workshop is for Macroeconomics students and/or anyone interested in basic economics. This workshop will cover drawing and analyzing production possibilities and supply/demand models.

 

Wednesday, March 2

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Bldg. 7/Room 104

 

 

 

 

 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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