Workshops Calendar

Onsite at College Locations

NOTE: If you do not see the college location where you study listed on this page, please contact your local director of academic support (DAS) for information about workshops available to you.

Online Workshops

The workshops listed below are offered online in our virtual classroom at http://bit.ly/academicsupportworkshops

Dates(s)Title/DescriptionFacilitator
Oct. 15 at 12 p.m.
Oct. 15 at 6 p.m.
Reading for Results
Attend this workshop to learn about a reading strategy and notetaking system designed to help you with common college reading challenges.
Seana Logsdon
Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. Excel Workshop Text to Columns
Learn to import CSV formatted data into Excel
Anne McDonough
Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Excel Workshop Pivot Tables 
Learn to insert a pivot table and use the drag and drop interface to add data. Pivot tables are a great tool for organizing and summarizing large data sets.   
Anne McDonough
Oct. 24 at 12 p.m. Active and Passive Voice
This workshop will focus on an often overlooked but very useful gr a.m.matical point, active versus passive sentences. Learn rules and methods for forming the passive voice and why being able to shift from active to passive is important for academic writers.
Neil Ward
Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. Excel Workshop Pivot Table Slicers
Slicers help further filter pivot tables so that you can zero in on the relevant data in your table quickly.   
Anne McDonough
Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. Thesis Statements to Make Your Professors Swoon
Strong thesis statements anchor your writing by providing focus and clarity of purpose. In this workshop, you'll learn how to write a clear, cogent thesis statement to serve as a solid foundation for a first-rate paper.
Aimee Woznick
Nov. 18 at 12 p.m.
Nov. 20 at 6 p.m.
Preparing the Annotated Bibliography
In this workshop, you’ll learn how to find appropriate scholarly sources for the annotated bibliography, and to prepare the annotated bibliography using MLA or APA style.
Linda Guyette Hamell
Nov. 20 at 1 p.m. Usage
Possessives, Pronouns and Confusing Words Still unsure about what your high school English teacher told you about apostrophe's? Come to this fun workshop to review the fine points of which words and gr a.m.matical forms to use when! It will positively affect /effect your writing.
Neil Ward
Tuesdays at 5 p.m.
Thursdays at 12 p.m.
Live Statistics Workshops
Except Sept. 25 at noon and Nov. 27: Thanksgiving
Suzanne Orrell

Any questions? Contact a Director of Academic Support near you:

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