Workshops

Steps to Writing a Successful Research Paper

Thursday Feb. 5, 10:50 – 11:40 a.m.
Hoover 105
Presenter: Gary Tandy, Professor of English, and Sarah Hardy, Public Services Librarian

Research papers can seem overwhelming, but following a step-by-step, organized approach can make your life much less stressful. This session will walk through those steps and guide you to campus and internet resources to help make you a research pro.

Using APA Format Effectively

Thursday Feb. 12, 10:50 – 11:40 a.m.
Hoover 105
Presenter: Sue O'Donnell, Associate Professor of Psychology

Need to know how to use APA style for your writing assignments? Sue O'Donnell will cover American Psychological Association citation and reference formatting, along with several guidelines for writing in APA style.

Where Does the Time Go? Effective TIme Management

Thursday Feb. 19, 10:50 – 11:40 a.m.
Lemmons 8
Presenter: Rick Muthiah, Associate Director of Learning Support Services

Students have multiple activities to juggle: Class, assignments, friends, family, activities, the list goes on. In this workshop, Rick Muthiah will provide tools and tips for managing your time effectively.

How to Get A’s on All Your Tests (or at Least Become a Better Test-Taker)

Thursday Feb. 26, 10:50 – 11:40 a.m.
Hoover 105
Presenter: Rick Muthiah, Associate Director of Learning Support Services

Do tests drive you crazy? You read the book, did the assignments, studied the night before, and still didn’t do as well as you wanted on your test; what else can you do? This session will cover several strategies for improving performance on tests.

Charting your Academic Path

Thursday March 5, 10:50 – 11:40 a.m.
Hoover 105
Presenter: Kristie DeHaven, Marisa Lee, and Joe Thouvenel
Career and Academic Planning (CAP) Coaches

Want to make sure you're on track to graduate, registered for the classes you need, and know where to go if you have questions? In this workshop, CAP Coaches from the IDEA Center will give tips on how to use the degree audit, online catalog, class schedule, and other resources.

Workshop Schedule

All workshops will be held Thursdays, 10:50 to 11:40 a.m.

Feb. 5

Steps to Writing a Successful Research Paper

Feb. 12

Using APA Format Effectively

Feb. 19

Where Does the Time Go? Effective TIme Management

Feb. 26

How to Get A’s on All Your Tests (or at Least Become a Better Test-Taker)

March 5

Charting your Academic Path