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Workshops

FALL 2018 WORKSHOPS 

We regularly offer writing and academic skills workshops not only for the general student population, but also for students writing moderation papers, senior projects, and personal statements. To learn more or to request a workshop, contact Jim Keller at keller@bard.edu.   

 

Upcoming Workshops

FALL 2018 WORKSHOPS 

We regularly offer writing and academic skills workshops not only for the general student population, but also for students writing moderation papers, senior projects, and personal statements. To learn more or to request a workshop, contact Jim Keller at keller@bard.edu.   



The Learning Commons regularly offers academic skills workshops

Using collaborative, writing-to-learn methods. Join Tutor Coordinator Nathaniel Carlsen (’18) and pick the brain of a recently-graduated Bard student in the following Learning Commons workshops. For questions, feel free to contact Nathaniel at ncarlsen@bard.edu

Learning Commons Fall Workshop Series:



Time Management for Academic Purposes
Wednesday, October 10, 4:00 - 5:15 PM


In The Learning Commons


This workshop is intended to help you plan your semester, to motivate the more effective use of your time in mastering the college environment, and to offer tips and techniques for planning your calendar. Please bring all your syllabuses for the semester!



Effective Note Taking Strategies for Lectures and Readings
Wednesday, October 24, 4:00 – 5:15 pm


In The Learning Commons


Learn different strategies for effective note taking both in and out of class and become a more engaged listener, reader, and learner.



Academic Integrity
Wednesday, November 7, 4:00 – 5:15 PM

In The Learning Commons


Often it is difficult to discern academic integrity from the misuse of a textual source or even unintentional plagiarism. What does an ethical and acceptable relation between the writer and the text look like? Come find out.


Learning Commons Senior Project Workshop: Staying Under Way on your Senior Project
(4 sessions) – led by Jim Keller

Friday, November 30, 5:30 PM - 6:50 PM (session 1) location TBA and
Saturday, December 1, 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM (sessions 2-4) location TBA.

Writing the senior project can seem overwhelming. But it need not be. Join Jim Keller, director of the Learning Commons, to learn and practice management, writing, organizing, and presenting strategies that will help you stay under way on your work with the senior project and strengthen your writing.


In addition to these self-standing workshops, we also provide one-on-one tutor support to help you strategize approaches to a specific task and more holistic skill development for multi-stage projects: moderation papers, senior projects, etc.


To learn more, contact director Jim Keller at keller@bard.edu

Current and Upcoming Events

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