Spring 2013

ALL WORKSHOPS held at noon in RC 2/201 in the Student Learning Center unless otherwise noted!

Questions? Call 971-722-7414 or 7643 or email: Danica Fierman

Schedule Subject to Change

Date Topic
Week 4:
Wednesday 4/24 10-12 & 4-6

Join us for refreshments. Learn about how the SLC feeds your mind too… (This is not a workshop)

Week 4:
Wednesday 4/24 12-1
Reading in the Sciences –Strategies to better retain and understand assigned reading in science courses!

Presented by Biology Instructor Jill Turner & DE RD/WR Instructor Danica Fierman

Week 5:
Wednesday 5/1 12-1
Curiosity and Key Words: A Choose - Your - Own - (Research) - Adventure

Presented by Leslie Boyd, DE RD/WR Instructor

Week 6:
Thursday 5/2 12-1
Throw Away Your Thumbdrive - Learn about FREE Google applications to get your work done!

Presented by your friendly PCC Librarian

Week 7:
Tuesday 5/7 12-1
Managing Test Stress - Learn effective strategies for calming test anxiety

with PCC counselor, Dawn Tsongas

Week 7:
Wednesday 5/8 12-1
Want a Career in Music? - Learn about music careers and how the RC Music Department can help you get there...

Presented by Jason Palmer, PCC RC Music Department Instructor/Chair

Week 7:
Thursday 5/9 12-1
Can I Trust This Website? - How to recognize valid information for your college papers!

Presented by your friendly PCC Librarian

Week 8:
Thursday 5/23 12-1
Avoid Plagiarism and Save Time - Citing Sources made easy!

Presented by your friendly PCC Librarian

Week 9:
Thursday 5/29 12-1
The Art of Test Taking - Outwitting Test Tricks and Traps
Presented by DE RD/WR Instructor Carol Claassen
Week 10:
Thursday 6/5 10-12 4-6

STUDY BREAK! - Refresh your mind in the SLC as you prepare for finals!
Snacks, beverages, and a great study community! (This is not a workshop)

Mighty Pen Series

Topic Date
Identifying Parts of Speech Tuesday, January 22 and Wednesday, January 23
Recognizing and Avoiding Sentence Fragments Tuesday, February 12 and Wednesday, February 13
How to Quote Outside Sources Tuesday, February 26 and Wednesday, February 27
Why and How to Conclude an Essay Tuesday, March 12 and Wednesday, March 13