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The Skillshop Summer 2022: Week 5-July 18th to July 23rd

To join the session, please click on the workshop title below.

 

 

July 18th 

APA Style Formatting - 10am 

This workshop will introduce you to important aspects of using the American Psychological Association (APA) Style to write and format research papers. You should begin with the introductory material, which covers what APA Style is, why it is used, and who should apply it to their work. Brought to you by the Learning Resources Department. 

"Dear Professor" - 12pm 

Participants will learn that an email is a legal contract and will be guided through best practices in writing appropriate business emails to professors, employers, and businesses. 

Do You Have What it Takes to be a Nursing Student? - 4pm 

Hear first-hand from MDC nursing students: A panel discussion with bachelor's nursing students about how to get into the nursing program at MDC, how to be a successful nursing student, and how to graduate successfully! With a live Q&A to follow. 

July 19th 

Netiquette - 10am  

This presentation focuses on internet etiquette and effective communication. We discuss communication mediums ranging from emails [to discussion board posts] to social media. Additionally, we address the importance of differentiating between formal and informal language in different contexts. Finally, we discuss the value of surveys as a communication tool. 

Giving Speeches - 12pm 

Students will learn to become more natural public speakers by using visual aids and verbal and nonverbal cues to connect with the audience and feel more confident during the presentation. 

Thesis Statement - 12pm  

This workshop focuses on understanding the characteristics of a strong thesis and how to write one, and sample thesis statements will be reviewed. Attendees will begin drafting their own thesis statements as part of an interactive exercise during this workshop. Brought to you by the Learning Resources Department. 

Acing NCLEX – 4pm 

An instructional webinar guiding the student through ins and outs of Peterson's Test Prep database with an eye to maximizing NCLEX test prep resources including practice exams, course material, and study guides. 

Giving Speeches - 5pm 

Students will learn to become more natural public speakers by using visual aids and verbal and nonverbal cues to connect with the audience and feel more confident during the presentation. 

July 20th 

Library Instruction - 10am  

This workshop shows students how to use the many library features and tools that are available. These features include how to utilize academic search tools, video services, e-book services, database searches, course reserves, reference desk services, and virtual librarian services. Brought to you by the Learning Resources Department

Stress Free Essays - 12pm 

This workshop will cover time management, the writing process, as well as stress reduction strategies. 

MLA Style Formatting - 6pm  

Participants will better understand the basic rules ofthe MLA formatting style and how to use appropriate citation formats. 

July 21st 

Analyzing Sources & Conducting Effective Research - 10am  

With an emphasis on library information literacy skills and tailored for STEM students, this workshop covers methodologies and criteria for selecting informational resources to help enhance and demystify the research process. 

Editing Your Final Paper - 12pm 

Students will learn to proofread, edit, revise by using conventional sentence structure and by correcting sentence errors such as fragments, run-ons, comma splices, misplaced modifiers, and faulty parallelism. 

Editing Your Final Paper - 5pm 

Students will learn to proofread, edit, revise by using conventional sentence structure and by correcting sentence errors such as fragments, run-ons, comma splices, misplaced modifiers, and faulty parallelism. 

July 22nd 

TESLA Start Program Overview- 10am 

The TESLA Start Program will give attendees a program overview. The TESLA Start Program trains students to become Tesla automotive technicians at a new state-of-the-art facility being constructed at the College’s West Campus. 


July 23rd 

Editing Your Final Paper - 12pm 

Students will learn to proofread, edit, revise by using conventional sentence structure and by correcting sentence errors such as fragments, run-ons, comma splices, misplaced modifiers, and faulty parallelism.