Workshops
Improve your research and writing skills with free workshops from the Academic Learning Centre. The skills you learn will help you throughout your university career and beyond!

IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS

Planning Your Study Schedule: Friday, January 11, 2:30 - 3:30pm - 206 Tier
Learn how to set realistic, achievable goals for studying and course work.

Reading Academic Texts: Friday, January 18, 2:30 - 4:00pm - 313 Tier
Learn the ACED method for reading academic textbooks.

Reading Journal Articles: Tuesday, January 22, 11:30am - 12:45pm - 408 Tier
Learn the IMRAD structure and Three Pass Method for reading journal articles.

Learning Strategies for High-Content Courses: Friday, January 25, 2:30 - 3:30pm - 206 Tier
Discover how to learn information effectively for the long run in courses that require the memorization of large amounts of information, such Biology, Psychology and Anthropology.

Staying Motivated: Friday, February 1, 2:30 - 3:30pm - 206 Tier
Learn how to maintain your motivation to achieve your short-term and long-term goals.

Preparing for Midterms: Friday, February 8, 2:30 - 3:30pm - 206 Tier
Learn strategies for organizing materials and time to prepare effectively—and early—for midterm tests and exams.

Quoting and Paraphrasing in APA Style: Friday, February 15, 2:30 - 4:00pm - 313 Tier
Clarify your use of sources when writing in APA style.

Poster Presentations: Tuesday, February 26, 2:30 - 3:45pm - 408 Tier
Identify successful strategies for selecting and organizing the textual and visual components of a poster and tailoring your poster to your target audience.

Reassess Your Learning Strategies: Friday, March 1, 2:30 - 3:30pm - 206 Tier
Discover how to improve your academic performance after midterms.

Reading Academic Texts: Tuesday, March 5, 11:30am - 12:45pm - 408 Tier
Learn the ACED method for reading academic textbooks.

Literature Review: Tuesday, March 5, 2:30 - 3:45pm - 408 Tier
Explore what an undergraduate-level literature review typically looks like and learn common strategies for organizing sources used.

Reading Journal Articles: Friday, March 8, 2:30 - 4:00pm - 313 Tier
Learn the IMRAD structure and Three Pass Method for reading journal articles.

Revising, Editing and Proofreading: Tuesday, March 12, 11:30am - 12:45pm - 408 Tier
Learn strategies for crafting essays that are cohesive, coherent and easy to understand.

Revising, Editing and Proofreading: Friday, March 15, 2:30 - 4:00pm - 313 Tier
Learn strategies for crafting essays that are cohesive, coherent and easy to understand.

Quoting and Paraphrasing in APA Style: Tuesday, March 19, 11:30am - 12:45pm - 408 Tier
Clarify your use of sources when writing in APA style.

Preparing for Final Exams: Friday, March 29, 2:30 - 3:30pm - 206 Tier
Learn how to organize your materials and time to prepare effectively—and early—for final exams.

Multiple Choice Test Strategies: Friday, April 5, 2:30 - 3:30pm - 313 Tier
Learn proven strategies for writing and preparing for multiple-choice exams.


ONLINE WORKSHOPS

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Problem Solving Workshop

Taking Class Notes

Reading Textbooks

Organizing Your Time Effectively

Writing Multiple Choice Tests

Writing an Academic Paper

Reading Journal Articles

The Academic Learning Centre (ALC) presents free workshops at various times throughout the year. Study skills and writing support can be accessed at any time by clicking on "links" or "handouts" on the left menu. Alternatively, if you would like to learn about any of the workshop topics, please feel free to set up an individual appointment with a tutor at the ALC.

November 28, 2018