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Fall 2014 Workshops

Academic Skills Workshops

Writing and academic skills workshops address a range of topics beneficial to undergraduate and graduate students.* Workshop topics vary by semester. Advance sign-up is required for all workshops. Call 718-960-8175 to sign up for a workshop and to find out the workshop location.

Wait, what did I just read? Strategies for Reading Difficult Texts
This workshop will help students develop strategic ways of reading various types of texts, including scholarly research. Students who wish they could focus better and remember more from their readings should attend!

Wednesday, September 17, 3:00 -5:00 p.m., or Tuesday, September 30, 11 am-1 p.m.

 

So many rules, so little time! The Inside Scoop on Academic Writing
Sometimes it may seem like every professor has different expectations and "rules" for writing. Students who want to learn more about what most professors value in their writing--regardless of the course--should attend this workshop. Please bring course assignments with you so that we can learn using real examples that matter to you.

Thursday, September 25, 11 am-1 p.m., or or Wednesday, October 1, 3 pm-5 pm

 

Paraphrasing and Summarizing: Tools You Can't Live Without
This workshop offers a review of these three essential tools writers use in research-based writing. Students will practice using each with a sample text on their own work. We will address how proper use of these tools helps us avoid plagiarism.

Wednesday, October 8, 6:00 pm-8:00 p.m., Thursday, October 9, 11 am-1 p.m., or Thursday, October 23, 4:00 pm-6:00 p.m.

 

APA Citation: Why and How
Join us for an interactive review of fundamental APA citation guidelines

Wednesday, October 29, 6:00 pm-8:00 p.m. or Thursday, November 13, 6:00 pm-8:00 p.m.

 

Proofreading, Easy as 1, 2, 3
Students will learn effective proofreading strategies and practice using them with their own work. Please bring in a sample of your own writing to work with.

Saturday, October 11, 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
Monday, October 20, 4:30 pm-5:30 pm
Thursday, November 6, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Monday, November 17, 4:30 pm-5:30 pm
Thursday, December 4, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Saturday, December 13, 2:30 pm-3:30 pm

*Please note: ACE workshops are primarily designed for an undergraduate audience, though graduate students are more than welcome to attend.

Science Learning Center Workshops

The following workshops will be offered on Wednesdays from 3:00-5:30 p.m. during the Fall 2014 semester. Workshop instructors will review lecture material, answer questions, and provide additional resources to supplement course content. Students should prepare for these workshops by reading ahead, developing questions, and arriving with their textbooks.

Essentials of General Chemistry: For students taking CHEM 114
Essentials of Organic Chemistry: For students taking CHEM 120
Anatomy and Physiology I: For students taking BIO 181

Workshops will run from September 10th to the end of the semester. Registration is required.

Register for these workshops in the Science Learning Center (Gillet Hall, Room 133) or by calling 718-960-7707.

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