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MDC Skillshops: Welcome


On March 7th hours at all Learning Resources libraries college-wide will vary. MDC tutors and librarians will have limited availability. Online tutoring will be available 24/7 through Knack and Brainfuse. Online librarians will be available through Ask a Librarian.

Regular hours of operation and services will resume Friday, March 8th at 7:30am.


 

Tech Tuesdays Workshops

Tech Tuesdays

Workshops for today's technology demands and beyond.

Writing Wednesdays Workshops

Writing Wednesdays

Workshops to develop academic writing skills across multiple disciplines.

Research Thursdays Workshops

Research Thursdays

Workshops to develop research and citation skills.

Single-Session Workshops

Workshops On Demand

A variety of workshops for your academic and professional development.

     Overview

    Navigating MDC Skillshops

MDC Skillshops supports students with academic and life-skills. Whether face-to-face or virtually, Skillshops cover diverse topics for the many needs and goals of MDC students. The aim is to provide supplemental assistance and offer practical solutions to the everyday challenges of college life, making these workshops a great opportunity to meet and start connecting with MDC tutors and librarians. All content-specific workshops are faculty-approved, serving as a valuable repository for college-wide use. Skillshops is your companion on the road to success, guiding you through the dynamic world of college life. 

Learning Resources Hours and Locations

 

Navigating MDC Skillshops and Joining Future Workshops:

  1. Start on the MDC Homepage: www.mdc.edu.

  2. Navigate to "Libraries" under Academics.

  3. Access "Skillshops" from the Library homepage under Quick Links. 

Now, you are ready to explore Learning Resources Skillshops. There is no need to register ahead of time. Skillshops have a drop in model for all students, faculty and staff. When you're ready to join, click on the link provided if it’s virtual, or report to the campus and room number if it’s in person. To watch recorded workshops, visit the YouTube playlist

Monthly Workshops on Demand

February

February 12th

7pm - 8pm

Participants will explore Python's syntax, basic concepts, and common libraries through hands-on coding exercises.

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February 13th

7pm - 8pm

Participants will explore Java's syntax, object-oriented principles, and key concepts through hands-on coding exercises.

Join Here
 

February 14th

7pm - 8pm

Participants will explore Java's syntax, object-oriented principles, and key concepts through hands-on coding exercises.

Join Here
 

February 14th

12pm - 1pm

This testing anxiety workshop aims to help MDC students manage and overcome anxiety during exams. Participants learn practical coping strategies, including relaxation techniques and positive self-talk, to alleviate stress and improve performance. The workshop also addresses the importance of preparation, time management, and maintaining a positive mindset to build confidence.

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February 14th

6pm - 7pm

This testing anxiety workshop aims to help MDC students manage and overcome anxiety during exams. Participants learn practical coping strategies, including relaxation techniques and positive self-talk, to alleviate stress and improve performance. The workshop also addresses the importance of preparation, time management, and maintaining a positive mindset to build confidence.

Join Here
 

February 15th

8pm - 9pm

Participants will delve into C++ syntax, object-oriented programming principles, and key features like classes and templates through practical coding exercises.

Join Here
 

February 15th

10:30am - 11:30am

Participants will explore Python's syntax, basic concepts, and common libraries through hands-on coding exercises.

Join Here
 

February 21st

12pm - 1:30pm

Homestead, Room C303

Kendall, Room 2120

North, Room 2101-8

West, Room 1124

Wolfson, Room 8109

The scholarship and transfer workshop provides MDC students with essential guidance on navigating the scholarship application process. Participants gain insights into effective strategies for crafting compelling essays, highlighting achievements, and presenting themselves as strong candidates.


 

February 24th

9am - 10am

Participants will delve into C++ syntax, object-oriented programming principles, and key features like classes and templates through practical coding exercises.

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February 28th

12pm - 1pm

Hialeah, Room 1217

This workshop is a practical session aimed at enhancing participants' note-taking abilities, focusing on strategies to optimize understanding and retention of information.
 

March

March 5th

12pm - 1pm

Participants will discover the fundamentals of poetic writing, craft a poem and submit an entry for a chance to win exciting prizes!

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March 11th

7pm - 8pm

Participants will explore Python's syntax, basic concepts, and common libraries through hands-on coding exercises.

Join Here
 

March 12th

7pm - 8pm

Participants will explore Java's syntax, object-oriented principles, and key concepts through hands-on coding exercises.

Join Here
 

March 13th

12pm - 1pm

Hialeah, Room 1217

This workshop is designed to strengthen participants' foundational math skills, covering key concepts in an accessible manner.
 

March 13th

12pm - 1:30pm

Homestead, Room C303

Kendall, Room 2120

North, Room 2101-8

West, Room 1124

Wolfson, Room 8109

The study skills workshop equips MDC students with effective techniques to enhance their learning and academic performance. Participants learn practical strategies for time management, note-taking, and active engagement with course materials.
 

March 13th

7pm - 8pm

Participants will explore Java's syntax, object-oriented principles, and key concepts through hands-on coding exercises.

Join Here
 

March 14th

10:30am - 11:30am

Participants will explore Python's syntax, basic concepts, and common libraries through hands-on coding exercises.

Join Here
 

March 14th

8pm - 9pm

Participants will delve into C++ syntax, object-oriented programming principles, and key features like classes and templates through practical coding exercises.

Join Here
 

March 16th

9am - 10am

Participants will delve into C++ syntax, object-oriented programming principles, and key features like classes and templates through practical coding exercises.

Join Here
 

March 18th

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Miami Palmetto High School

Empower college students with essential financial skills through our dynamic workshop. Gain insights into budgeting and smart financial decision-making in just one session, ensuring a strong foundation for a successful future.


 

March 19th

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Miami Palmetto High School

Empower college students with essential financial skills through our dynamic workshop. Gain insights into budgeting and smart financial decision-making in just one session, ensuring a strong foundation for a successful future.


 

March 19th

11am - 12pm

"Chat GPT Series: Using A.I. the Right Way in School Part One" is an engaging workshop that introduces participants to ethical and effective applications of artificial intelligence in an educational setting.

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April

April 3rd

12pm - 1pm

Hialeah, Room 1217

This is a comprehensive session offering participants fundamental skills in utilizing Microsoft tools for productivity and collaboration. Covering essential applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
 

April 4th

12pm - 1pm

This session is a workshop designed to show participants how to proficiently navigate these databases for academic research.

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April 9th

10am - 12pm

North, Room 2102-8

This workshop will offer students the opportunity to create a LinkedIn profile, complete with professional headshots, and assistance from the writing tutors to help review and refine the language of their profiles.
 

April 10th

10am - 12pm

North, Room 2102-8

This workshop will offer students the opportunity to create a LinkedIn profile, complete with professional headshots, and assistance from the writing tutors to help review and refine the language of their profiles.
 

April 10th

12pm - 1pm

Hialeah, Room 1217

This workshop is tailored for MDC students, offering vital guidance on the scholarship application journey, positioning themselves as competitive candidates.
 

April 11th

3pm - 5pm

North, Room 2102-8

This workshop will offer students the opportunity to create a LinkedIn profile, complete with professional headshots, and assistance from the writing tutors to help review and refine the language of their profiles.
 

April 15th

7pm - 8pm

Participants will explore Python's syntax, basic concepts, and common libraries through hands-on coding exercises.

Join Here
 

April 16th

11am - 12pm

"Chat GPT Series: Using A.I. the Right Way in School Part One" is an engaging workshop that introduces participants to ethical and effective applications of artificial intelligence in an educational setting.

Join Here
 

April 16th

7pm - 8pm

Participants will explore Java's syntax, object-oriented principles, and key concepts through hands-on coding exercises.

Join Here
 

April 17th

12pm - 1:30pm

Homestead, Room C303

Kendall, Room 2120

North, Room 2101-8

West, Room 1124

Wolfson, Room 8109

This testing anxiety workshop aims to help MDC students manage and overcome anxiety during exams. Participants learn practical coping strategies, including relaxation techniques and positive self-talk, to alleviate stress and improve performance. The workshop also addresses the importance of preparation, time management, and maintaining a positive mindset to build confidence.
 

April 17th

7pm - 8pm

Participants will explore Java's syntax, object-oriented principles, and key concepts through hands-on coding exercises.

Join Here
 

April 18th

10:30am - 11:30am

Participants will explore Python's syntax, basic concepts, and common libraries through hands-on coding exercises.

Join Here
 

April 18th

8pm - 9pm

Participants will delve into C++ syntax, object-oriented programming principles, and key features like classes and templates through practical coding exercises.

Join Here
 

April 20th

9am - 10am

Participants will delve into C++ syntax, object-oriented programming principles, and key features like classes and templates through practical coding exercises.

Join Here

Streaming Workshops 

 

Stream a variety of workshops on the Skillshops YouTube playlist. Learning Resources has curated a series of workshops designed to enhance your academic journey and provide information that compliments classroom learning. Beyond academic support, gain practical insights to develop your professional skills and reach your goals.