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Academic Skills Workshops: Current Schedule

Information and resources for academic skills workshops.

FREE!

Academic Skills Workshops
(Kelowna & Penticton)

This workshop-style program provides instruction and practice on the academic skills necessary for success in university-level courses.  Through direct instruction and practice, students will locate reliable research sources, read and respond critically, summarize, paraphrase, quote, and generate citations using MLA and APA formats. Students will also develop confidence in sentence structure and will learn key editing strategies.     

Sessions include:

  • Student Success: A+ study skills
  • Student Success: Exam Writing Strategies
  • Sentences: structure & style
  • Critical Reading: thinking, responding, notetaking
  • Writing With Other People’s Ideas: paraphrasing and summarizing
  • Writing With Other People’s Ideas: quoting & citing
  • Editing Strategies: avoiding common errors
  • Researching: academic vs popular sources
  • Documenting Sources: APA & References
  • Documenting Sources: MLA & Works Cited

Drop in to any session, as often as you want!  No registration is necessary. 

(Vernon & Salmon Arm)

Vernon and Salmon Arm also hold similar workshops based on current student needs. Please contact their respective Library and Success Centre for information on future workshops.

Vernon Success Centre / Library 

Salmon Arm Success Centre / Library 

Kelowna Campus Schedule

DATE

TIME

ROOM

INSTRUCTOR

TOPIC

Mon 01/22

2:30-4:00pm

H123

Christina

Student Success: A+ study skills

Tues 01/23

11:30-1:00pm

H123

Chantale

Sentences: structure & style

Wed 01/24

10:00-11:30

H123

Christina

Critical Reading: thinking, responding, note taking

Thur 01/25

10:00-11:30

L203

Elise

Researching: academic vs. popular sources

Thur 01/25

2:30-4:00pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: quoting & citing

Mon 01/29

10:00-11:30am

H123

Christina

Student Success: A+ study skills

Tues 01/30

10:00-11:30am

L203

Erin

Documenting Sources: MLA & Works Cited

Wed 01/31

2:30-4:00pm

H123

Christina

Editing Strategies: avoiding common mistakes

Thur 02/01

2:30-4:00pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: quoting & citing

Mon 02/05

2:30-4:00pm

H123

Christina

Critical Reading: thinking, responding, notetaking

Tues 02/06

11:30-1:00pm

H123

Chantale

Sentences: structure & style

Wed 02/07

10:00-11:30am

H123

Christina

Student Success: A+ study skills

Wed 02/07

2:30-4:00pm

L203

Elise

Documenting Sources: APA & References

Thur 02/08

2:30-4:00pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: paraphrasing & summarizing

Mon 02/19

2:30-4:00pm

H123

Christina

Student Success: Exam Writing Strategies

Tues 02/20

2:30-4:00pm

L203

Erin

Documenting Sources: MLA & Works Cited

Wed 02/21

10:00-11:30am

H123

Christina

Student Success: Exam Writing Strategies

Mon 02/26

10:00-11:30am

L203

Elise

Documenting Sources: APA & References

Tues 02/27

11:30-1:00pm

H123

Chantale

Sentences: structure & style

Wed 02/28

2:30-4:00pm

H123

Christina

Critical Reading: thinking, responding, notetaking

Thur 03/01

2:30-4:00pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: quoting & citing

Mon 03/05

2:30-4:00pm

L203

Elise

Researching: academic vs popular sources

Wed 03/07

2:30-4:00pm

H123

Christina

Editing Strategies: avoiding common errors

Thur 03/08

2:30-4:00pm

H123

Chantale

Sentences: structure & style

Tues 03/13

10:00-11:30am

L203

Erin

Documenting Sources: MLA & Works Cited

Wed 03/14

10:00-11:30am

H123

Christina

Critical Reading: thinking, responding, notetaking

Mon 03/19

2:30-4:00pm

L203

Elise

Documenting Sources: APA & References

Tues 03/20

11:30-1:00pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: paraphrasing & summarizing

Wed 03/21

10:00-11:30pm

H123

Christina

Editing Strategies: avoiding common errors

Thur 03/22

2:30-4:00pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: quoting & citing

Mon 03/26

2:30-4:00pm

H123

Christina

Student Success: Exam Writing

Wed 03/28

2:30-4:00pm

H123

Christina

Editing Strategies: avoiding common errors

Tues 04/03

11:30-1:00pm

H123

Chantale

Sentences: structure & style

Wed 04/04

10:00-11:30am

H123

Christina

Critical Reading: thinking, responding, notetaking

Wed 04/11

10:00-11:30am

H123

Christina

Student Success: Exam Writing

Thur 04/12

2:30-4:00pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: quoting & citing

Penticton Campus Schedule

DATE

TIME

ROOM

TOPIC

Tues 01/23

10:00-11:00am

PC 122

Student Success: A+ study skills

Thur 01/25

1:00-2:00pm

PC 122

Critical Reading: thinking, responding, notetaking

Tues 01/30

1:00-2:00pm

PC 122

Editing Strategies: avoiding common errors

Thur 02/01

10:00-11:00am

PC 122

Student Success: A+ study skills

Tues 02/06

10:00-11:00am

PC 122

Critical Reading: thinking, responding, notetaking

Thur 02/08

1:00-2:00pm

PC 122

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: paraphrasing and summarizing

Tues 02/20

10:00-11:00am

PC 122

Student Success: Exam Writing

Thur 02/22

1:00-2:00pm

PC 122

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: quoting & citing

Tues 02/27

1:00-2:00pm

PC 122

Sentences: structure & style

Thur 03/01

10:00-11:00am

PC 122

Student Success: Exam Writing

Tues 03/06

10:00-11:00am

PC 122

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: summarizing and paraphrasing

Thur 03/08

1:00-2:00pm

PC 122

Student Success: A+ study skills

Tues 03/13

1:00-2:00pm

PC 122

Editing Strategies: avoiding common errors

Thur 03/15

10:00-11:00am

PC 122

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: quoting & citing

Tues 03/20

10:00-11:00am

PC 122

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: summarizing and paraphrasing

Thur 03/22

1:00-2:00pm

PC 122

Sentences: structure & style

Tues 03/27

1:00-2:00pm

PC 129

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: quoting & citing

Thurs 03/29

10:00-11:00am

PC 122

Sentences: structure & style

Tues 04/03

10:00-11:00am

PC 122

Student Success: Exam Writing

Thurs 04/05

1:00-2:00pm

PC 122

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: summarizing and paraphrasing

Tues 04/10

1:00-2:00pm

PC 122

Editing Strategies: avoiding common errors

Thurs 04/12

10:00-11:00am

PC 122

Student Success: Exam Writing

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