Learning Centre Workshops

Group studyWorkshops focus on academic strategies you need to be successful in your courses and in learning online. They are led by Learning Centre instructors, English Language tutors, and peer tutors. The Tutor Tips! workshops feature panels of peer tutors sharing their own strategies. English Language workshops provide practical information and tips for improving your English reading, writing, speaking, and listening in the Douglas College courses you’re taking.

*Please note that Learning Centre workshops are not recorded. If you are unable to attend the workshop but interested in learning more about the topic, please make a Consultation appointment with one of the tutors. You can also contact us in the Learning Centres, via chat or by email, and we can direct you to resources on the topic.  

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Fall 2022 Semester


Study Skills Workshop Wednesdays

On Wednesday from September 15 to November 30 at 3:30pm, join the Learning Centre via ZOOM to learn about academic strategies you need to be successful in your courses. They are led by Learning Centre instructors and peer tutors.

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Date

Topics

Location

September 14

Tutor Tips: This Is How I Organize My Study Time

ZOOM

September 21

Tutor Tips: This Is How I Communicate with My Instructors

ZOOM

September 28

Getting the Thesis Statement Right

ZOOM

October 5

Tutor Tips: This Is How I Survive Group Projects

ZOOM

October 12

The Importance of Practice and Using Problem-sets

 ZOOM

October 19

Finding Sources for Papers: Effective Research Strategies and Tips  (ACADEMIC INTEGRITY AWARENESS MONTH)

ZOOM

November 2

Tutor Tips: This Is How I Enact Anti-biased Writing ZOOM

November 9

Motivation and Growth Mindset ZOOM

November 16

Tutor Tips: This Is How I Stay Motivated ZOOM

November 23

How to Create Study Questions ZOOM

November 30

Tutor Tips: This Is How I Take an Exam ZOOM

English Language Learning Thursdays

English Language workshops provide practical information and tips for improving your English reading, writing, speaking, and listening in the Douglas College courses you’re taking. It will take place on Thursdays, from 2:30PM to 3:20PM. 

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Date

Topics

Location

September 15

Improving English Speaking and Listening Skills

NW Campus

September 22

“A/An/The” – Editing your Writing for Articles

ZOOM

September 29

The Many Faces of Verbs (Verb Form and Verb Function)

NW Campus

October 13

Fixing Common Noun Errors (Subject/Verb Agreement)

NW Campus

October 20

Reports, Essays, and Term Papers: Why “Copy/Paste” Will Hurt You (ACADEMIC INTEGRITY AWARENESS MONTH)

ZOOM

October 27

Letter-grade-up Your Essay

NW Campus

November 10

Present Perfect Verbs: When to Use, When Not to Use NW Campus

November 24

BYOG (bring your own grammar questions) Bring your own question and we’ll find answers together ZOOM

December 1

BYOG (bring your own grammar questions) Bring your own question and we’ll find answers together ZOOM


 

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