Learning Commons Events

Week of November 25-27

End-of-Semester Writing Jam:

“The Writing Jam provide spaces for students to work on virtually any kind of writing project. The goal is to shift the culture of writing to an everyday process for students while building partnerships with English faculty and the Learning Commons. The sessions are a great way to set up writing communities where students can work with their peers, faculty, and writing tutors.”

Location: Y-240

11/25      8:00am to 2:00pm

11/26      9:00am to 4:00pm

11/27      8:00am to 4:00pm

Library/Learning Commons Research Party:

With final paper deadlines approaching, the L. W. Tyree Library and Learning Commons are collaborating to offer three drop-in research parties to assist students with all aspects of research papers. Librarians, tutors, and coaches will assist with research, citing, and writing, along with academic success tips to keep students motivated. Food will also be available for extra fortification!

Location: Y-240

11/26       2:00pm to 4:00pm

BSC 2084, 2085, 2086 — Anatomy and Physiology Mock Exams:

Location: Y-115

11/18 through 11/27

Mon-Thurs          9:00 am-8:00pm

Friday                    9:00-4:00

Sunday                 12:00-5:00

Learning Commons Workshop Sessions

Study Smarter Not Harder (50 mins): Study Smarter, Not Harder,” adapted from Saundra McGuire’s award-winning Teach Students How to Learn. This presentation will provide practical research-based strategies to teach students how to use metacognition to enhance learning. 11/26               4:00-5:00, room Y-102

 How to Beat the Test (50 mins):  This workshop will highlight test-taking strategies, discuss how stress affects performance, and remind students of the academic support services available to them.

11/27   9:00-10:00, room Y-102

And coming up for 12/2-12/9!

More writing support, more academic support workshops, Finals Exam Group Tutoring (Chemistry, College Algebra), and extended hours for STEM and Business Tutoring.  Keep an eye out for our next update!