Workshops

Tutoring Services offers a variety of workshops which support students through their academic journey. These workshops will be offered both as standalone events and can be scheduled by faculty or staff for a specific class or event. Email enelson@csum.edu for more information and to schedule a workshop. 

 

Time Management and Goal Setting

September 22, 11:00am-12pm, Nav 101

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In this workshop students can learn practical skills to set both long-term and short-term goals, and then translate those goals into manageable schedules for the year, month, and week. This workshop also includes tips and tricks for time management to make the most of your scheduled study time. Great for the beginning of the semester when you are planning out your classes!

 

Learning Styles

October 13, 11:00am-12:00pm, Nav 101

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This workshop will help students discover how they learn best. Learning styles can be very useful in determining the best studying and note-taking techniques for each individual person. This workshop will also give tools to develop the learning styles that don't come as easily.  

 

Study Skills

November 3, 11:00am-12:00pm, Nav 101

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In this workshop students will develop concrete study skills that can apply to any subject and material. While students will be taught a range of specific study methods, the workshop hinges on the difference between active and passive learning. Once students understand the difference, they will be able to adapt any study method into an active, and thus more effective, format. 

 

Brainstorming and Argumentation

November 17, 11:00am-12:00pm, Nav 101- POSTPONED

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In this workshop students will learn what it means to create a unique argument at the college level. In addition to exploring what an argument looks like in various disciplines, students will also learn tools to brainstorm and create their own arguments for their assignments, experiments, and essays. This is a good workshop for students who are brainstorming for final projects.