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 via Blackboard Collaborate

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

Dates(s)Title/DescriptionFacilitator
Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. Incorporating Scholarly Sources into Your Writing
In this workshop, you’ll learn how to incorporate appropriate scholarly sources into your own writing, using APA style.
Linda Guyette Hamell
Sept. 19 at 12 p.m. Managing Yourself as a Successful Student
This workshop will show you how to effectively organize yourself and your time. You will also learn how to maximize your study strategies and tailor them to your individual learning needs.
Kate Stockton and Lisa D’Adamo-Weinstein
Sept. 22 at 6 p.m.
Sept. 23 at 12 p.m.
Writing College Papers: WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT? 
Dust off the cobwebs around what you may, or may not, remember about academic writing. In this quick refresher, we'll review the basics of writing college papers, including essential components and formatting. 
Brett Sherman and Linda Guyette Hamell
Sept. 24 at 6 p.m.
Sept. 25 at 12 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
Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. Managing Yourself as a Successful Student
This workshop will show you how to effectively organize yourself and your time. You will also learn how to maximize your study strategies and tailor them to your individual learning needs.
Kate Stockton and Sarah Spence-Staulters
Oct. 2 6 at p.m. Excel Workshop Formulas and Functions
Write your own formulas and learn how to use some of the built in functions offered in Excel. 
Anne McDonough
Oct. 9 6 at p.m. Excel Workshop Making Charts
Learn to use Excel chart tools to present your information in a clear, visual format.
Anne McDonough
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

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