Academic workshops this week

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workshop Title and Description Date(s) Time(s)
Improving Presentation SkillsGiving presentations in class can be scary. What are professors looking for, why do they ask you to give presentations, and how can you speak with confidence and clarity? We’ll show you some simple but powerful strategies to overcome anxiety, speak with confidence, and boost your presentation grades.

Location: Stauffer Library room 121

Monday, Nov. 5 1:30pm-2:20pm
Catching Up: Finish the Semester StrongMost students find that they fall behind in one or more courses. It’s never too late to get back on track, so our Peer Learning Assistants have designed this class to answer your questions and produce a plan of action to see you through to the end of the semester.

Location: Stauffer Library room 121

Thursday, Nov. 15 1:30pm-2:20pm
Writing in the SciencesMany science students arrive at university hoping they’ll never to write an essay again. Writing, though, is a crucial part of lab reports, design projects, and case studies in the sciences. Join our Peer Writing Assistants to hear about effective techniques to improve your writing.

Location: Stauffer Library room 121

Friday, Nov. 16 1:30pm-2:20pm
Improve Your WritingAs you prepare to complete your term papers, we’ll show you how to work with teachers’ feedback, improve on writing you completed earlier in the semester, and continue to push towards improving your grades. Bring your assignments!

Location: Stauffer Library room 121

Tuesday, Nov. 20 1:30pm-2:20pm
Multiple Choice Exam Success1000 decisions to make in just three hours? SASS’ peers can help you prepare for and write multiple choice exams in any subject.

Location: Stauffer Library room 121

Tuesday, Nov 27 1:30pm-2:20pm
Preparing for University ExamsTaking your first exams at Queen’s can be a leap into the unknown. Our workshop leaders will help you improve your time and study habits as you prepare for your exams.

Location: (QUIC) Queen’s University International Centre

Tuesday, Nov 27 1:30pm-2:20pm
Essay Exam SuccessDealing with essay exams can be tricky: how do you produce a complex and clear argument in just a few minutes? We’ll show you how to revise, how to practice, and how to ace the exam.

Location: Stauffer Library room 121

Wednesday, Nov. 28 1:30pm-2:20pm