Student Workshops

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

Workshop Schedule, Spring Semester 2015

Macon Campus

Macon Workshop Date
NEW!  Getting Comfortable with Computers Wednesday, January 14, 2015
(11:00 and 5:00)
Study SMARTER, not HARDER! (Basic Study Skills) Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Test Taking Strategies Workshop Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Developing a Study Schedule Workshop Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Note Taking Skills Workshop Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Better Reading Comprehension Workshop Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Test Taking Anxiety Workshop Tuesday, February 24, 2015

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

 

Milledgeville Campus

Milledgeville Workshop Date
Study SMARTER, not HARDER! (Basic Study Skills) Monday, January 26, 2015
Test Taking Strategies Workshop Monday, February 2, 2015
Developing a Study Schedule Workshop Monday, February 9, 2015
Note Taking Skills Workshop Monday, February 23, 2015
Better Reading Comprehension Workshop Monday, March 2, 2015
Test Taking Anxiety Workshop Monday, March 9, 2015

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

 


updated January 6, 2015



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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Student Workshops

Academic Success Center

"Better Reading Comprehension"

Milledgeville Campus
Conference Room
Monday, March 2, 2015
10:00, 12:00, 2:30, or 5:00

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