CAE Workshop Schedule

Everything Google... (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Tue., November 04, 2014 at 12:30 PM
From mySJFC we will explore Google Drive and Google Docs. Learn how to work in real-time collaboration using Google Docs for group projects and more. Learn how to download documents from your Drive, open documents in Google Viewer, and upload and share files/folders.

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Effective Paragraphs (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Thu., November 06, 2014 at 12:30 PM
This workshop will review the elements of successful paragraphs, including topic sentences, assertions, substantiation, unity, and coherence.

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Building a College and Career Portfolio Using Google Sites

Tue., November 11, 2014 at 12:30 PM
Are you interested in creating a portfolio? Learn about the various elements of a portfolio, how to create one using your Fisher Gmail account, and the best practices for collecting and sharing your work. Please RSVP for the workshop by emailing the Career Center at career@sjfc.edu or sign up in CareerZone.

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Developing & Structuring Arguments (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Wed., November 12, 2014 at 5:00 PM
There is more to an argument than just stating an opinion: once you make a claim, you’ve got to support it. While every argument is different, there are some basic elements of argumentation that writers can use to compose persuasive discourse. Participants in this workshop will generate claims and reasons to support them. We’ll also consider the importance of counter arguments and see how they can be used to strengthen our own claims.

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Trash or Treasure? Evaluating Websites (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Thu., November 13, 2014 at 12:30 PM
If you use the Internet, you can always use help deciding if a site is quality or not. After all, anyone can put anything on the Internet, so it’s reader beware. Come and hear about a 5 item checklist that can help you separate the good from the bad and the ugly.

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Choosing Scholarly Sources (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Tue., November 18, 2014 at 5:00 PM
All information is not created equal. During the publishing cycle, scholarly information goes through intense scrutiny. Understanding the ins and outs of scholarly publishing allows the researcher to select appropriate material that is peer reviewed/refereed. In this workshop, you’ll learn what constitutes scholarliness and how to find scholarly sources.

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Using Free Citation Software (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Thu., November 20, 2014 at 12:30 PM
This workshop will explore Zotero, EndNote and the Microsoft Word Reference Tab, three free resources to help create and organize citations for research papers.

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Revision and Editing (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Tue., December 02, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Few writers get it right the first time. Writing is thinking, and that means that as we write, our ideas develop and sometimes change entirely. Revision means adding, removing, and rearranging paragraphs and ideas, whereas editing involves relatively minor changes. In this workshop we will discuss and practice strategies for both.

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Study Skills for the Final Stretch (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Thu., December 04, 2014 at 12:30 PM
Overwhelmed by the end of the semester rush to the finish line? This workshop will help you plan your work and work your plan. Participants will learn ways to make the most of time available, develop strategies to calm and focus the mind, and increase memory by taking notes while studying.

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