Student Workshops

Special workshops covering a variety of topics are offered each term. An overview of each workshop is provided.

Workshop Schedule, Fall Semester 2014

Macon Campus

Macon Tuesday Workshops
Study SMARTER, not HARDER! (Basic Study Skills) Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Test Taking Strategies Workshop Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Developing a Study Schedule Workshop Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Note Taking Skills Workshop Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Better Reading Comprehension Workshop Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Test Taking Anxiety Workshop Tuesday, October 14, 2014

For more information on Macon workshops, contact (478) 784-3674.

 

Milledgeville Campus

Milledgeville Workshops Date
Study SMARTER, not HARDER! (Basic Study Skills) Monday, September 8, 2014
Test Taking Strategies Workshop Monday, September 15, 2014
Developing a Study Schedule Workshop Monday, September 22, 2014
Note Taking Skills Workshop Monday, September 29, 2014
Better Reading Comprehension Workshop Monday, October 6, 2014
Test Taking Anxiety Workshop Monday, October 13, 2014

For more information on Milledgeville workshops, contact (478) 445-2343 or (478) 445-2300.

 


updated August 21, 2014



Overview of Workshops

Overview of the Becoming Comfortable with Computers Workshop

New workshop covering the following topics and answering your questions:

  • Basic computer technology
  • How to log-in and move through the CGTC network system
  • Most common computer programs and applications
  • USB flash drive organization

Overview of the Study Skills Workshop

Study Smarter, not Harder! In this workshop, students will learn the importance of developing effective study habits, which are extremely necessary in a college environment. Several tips will be addressed, including the following:

  • Attending class helps students to retain the material.
  • Taking notes provides positive results-Most of the material discussed in class is forgotten within the first 24 hours if not reviewed.
  • Other topics such as critical thinking, study groups, time management, note cards, and maintaining a positive attitude are discussed.

Overview of the Test Taking Skills Workshop

In this workshop, students will learn various strategies to assist them in becoming successful at taking tests. Several tips will be addressed, including the following:

  • Importance of arriving early, being comfortable, and confident
  • Avoiding carelessness
  • Reading directions carefully
  • Answering questions in a strategic order
  • Proofreading for spelling, grammar, and punctuation

Overview of the Reading Comprehension and Memorization Workshop

This workshop focuses on what the student needs in order to improve their reading and memorization skills. Several additional tips will be addressed, including the following:

  • Paying attention to supporting cues
  • Building a good vocabulary
  • Rewriting main points
  • Categorizing
  • Visual Aids

Overview of the Note Taking Skills Workshop

Good note taking skills are important for effective time management. This workshop offers tips on the following:

  • Listening
  • Avoiding distractions
  • Communicating with the instructor

Overview of the Developing a Study Schedule Workshop

Time is always an issue. Scheduling and managing time wisely are important factors to obtaining good grades. In this workshop, the following tips are addressed:

  • The Three Keys to Time Management (remembering, setting priorities, and motivation)
  • "Best Time" for studying
  • Conducive Surroundings
  • The "Twofer Concept"

For more information contact the Academic Success Center – (478) 757-3674

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