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Academic Success Center

Tutoring, Academic Coaching, Test Reviews, & More!

ASC Workshops and Study Sessions

In addition to our Peer Tutoring services and input from your instructor, North Florida College offers a variety of workshops for you through the Academic Success Center. These workshops take place throughout the semester at a variety of times and locations. We offer programs that will assist you in becoming a better writer, improve your time management and study skills, develop spreadsheets and databases, and overall student improvement. These opportunities are walk-in sessions, free of charge to each of our students. No appointment needed!

Also check out our Success Seminars, Test Reviews, and Jumpstart in the left drop-down menu. Stay up-to-date on all our events by checking out our calendar.
 

Upcoming Workshops

 

ASC Workshop Topics

Many of our topics are also covered by our Study Skills resources. Our staff welcomes any ideas for workshop topics that students would like to see offered. Use the tabs below to navigate between our current lists of available topics.

Study Skills/Strategies for College Success

  • Note-taking Methods
  • Textbook/College Reading Strategies
  • Time-Management
  • Working in Groups
  • Balancing School, Work, and Life
  • Motivation and Goal Setting
  • Test-taking Strategies
  • Tackling Test Anxiety
  • Learning to Learn (Using your learning style to help you be a better learner)
  • Using Graphic Organizers
  • Desk Stretchers
  • Stress Busters: Stress Management Techniques
  • Highlighting Tips
  • Annotating

Writing/Communication

  • MLA Format
  • APA Format
  • Basic Essay Format
  • Avoiding Plagiarism
  • Write Now! Getting Started/Generating Ideas
  • Finding Credible and Reliable Sources: Search Smarter, Not Harder
  • Primary and Secondary Sources
  • The Craft of Writing: Improving Sentence Variety and Word Choice
  • Writing Research Papers (Series of sessions include picking/narrowing a topic, writing a thesis statement, planning/outlining, in-text citations, works cited, etc.)
  • The Finishing Touches: Editing and Proofreading Strategies
  • Presentation Skills/Oral Presentations

Math/Science

  • Success Strategies for Math
  • Overcoming Math Anxiety
  • Pass It On... (Helping your child with math homework)
  • Graphing Calculators (College Algebra and Statistics)
  • Looking Ahead to Logs (Logarithms in College Algebra)
  • Biology Study Skills
  • Writing Science Lab Reports
  • Mastering the Metric System
  • Math for Meds

Technology

  • PowerPoint (Basic and Advanced)
  • Excel (Basic and Advanced)
  • Microsoft Word Basics
  • Degree Works
  • Navigating D2L
  • Smarthinking (24/7 Online Tutoring Service)

Other

  • Navigating Online Courses
  • Economic Models
  • Know Your Options (AA, AS, Certificate Programs)