Workshop Offerings

Spring 2019 College Success Workshop Series

The Harvey Knowledge Center has partnered with the Center for Accessibility Services, McConnell Library, Student Counseling Services, and faculty in the College of Education and Human Development to provide a series of workshops aimed at improving student success. Students can sign up on Starfish or by contacting the HKC.

Time Management

Join the Center for Accessibility Services and the Harvey Knowledge Center for an interactive session on ways to schedule your homework and projects, and take control of your daily schedule.

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Locations

Tuesday, February 5th, 5-6 PM HKC Learning Commons, McConnell Library 4th Floor
Tuesday, March 26th, 4-5 PM HKC Learning Commons, McConnell Library 4th Floor

 

Algebra Refresher

Join HKC Coaches for a refresher of algebra as it will be used in many of your other courses. Recommended for students enrolled in general chemistry and pre-calculus.

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Locations

Wednesday, February 6th, 5-7 PM HKC Learning Commons, McConnell Library 4th Floor


Note Taking Strategies

Join the Center for Accessibility Services for a session on note taking strategies that you can use in any of your classes. Come ready to take your own notes to get the most out of the session.

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Locations

Tuesday, February 12th, 5-6 PM HKC Learning Commons, McConnell Library 4th Floor
Tuesday, April 2nd, 5-6 PM HKC Learning Commons, McConnell Library 4th Floor

 

APA Citation Style: Library Survivors Drop-In

On our campus, the most commonly used style format is APA. Join the library for a hands-on practice creating APA references and in-text citations, using our color-coded APA guide. Register on the 3rd floor of McConnell at the Research Help Desk.

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Locations

Thursday, February 14th, 12:30-1:45 PM McConnell Information Literacy Center B, McConnell Library 3rd Floor
Wednesday, March 20th, 6:30-7:45 PM McConnell Information Literacy Center B, McConnell Library 3rd Floor
Sunday, April 14th, 3-4:15 PM McConnell Information Literacy Center B, McConnell Library 3rd Floor

 

Avoiding Plagiarism

A huge part of academic integrity is ensuring that your work gives credit for anything that does not come directly from you. Join the library for a session on this critical aspect of academic integrity, namely avoiding plagiarism.

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Locations

Wednesday, April 17th, 3-3:50 PM McConnell Information Literacy Center B, McConnell Library 3rd Floor

Procrastination

Struggle with the motivation to get your homework done? Procrastinate on projects or studying? Join the Center for Accessibility Services for information on procrastination and ways to manage it.

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Locations

Tuesday, February 19th, 4-5 PM HKC Learning Commons, McConnell Library 4th Floor
Tuesday, March 19th, 5-6 PM HKC Learning Commons, McConnell Library 4th Floor


Reading to Learn

Retaining the information you read for class is crucial to your success on quizzes, exams, and projects. Join faculty from the College of Education and Human Development for an interactive session designed to help you optimize your reading strategies. Please bring a syllabus for your class that requires the most reading, and the reading that you have to accomplish this week. You will have the opportunity to practice and apply the strategies from this session.

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Locations

Tuesday, February 26th, 4-5 PM HKC Learning Commons, McConnell Library 4th Floor
Tuesday, April 9th, 4-5 PM HKC Learning Commons, McConnell Library 4th Floor


Test Taking Strategies

Getting ready for exams? Did you know that how you answer questions on an exam can impact your success? Join the Harvey Knowledge Center for an informative session on strategies for test taking. Feel free to bring your own test-taking strategies for discussion.

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Locations

Wednesday, February 27th, 4-4:50 PM HKC Learning Commons, McConnell Library 4th Floor

 

Developing a Growth Mindset

Framing your academic work as a form of growth can help you better plan and strategize, respond to failures, and make decisions that will help you succeed. Join Harvey Knowledge Center staff from the Counselor Education program for an interactive session developing a mindset that help you succeed.

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Locations

Wednesday, February 20th, 2-2:50 PM HKC Learning Commons, McConnell Library 4th Floor

 

Self Advocacy

Speaking up for yourself, seeking out campus services, and managing your self-care are important components to successful college life. Join the Center for Accessibility Services to learn more about ways you can advocate for yourself and your own success.

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Locations

Tuesday, April 23rd, 4-5 PM HKC Learning Commons, McConnell Library 4th Floor

 

Test Anxiety and Coping Strategies

Does the thought of exams fill you with dread? Do you freeze up or struggle to think clearly when taking a test? Join the Center for Accessibility Services and Student Counseling Services for a session on strategies for coping with anxiety.

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Locations

Tuesday, March 5th, 4:30-5:30 PM HKC Learning Commons, McConnell Library 4th Floor
Tuesday, April 30th, 4:30-5:30 PM HKC Learning Commons, McConnell Library 4th Floor