Student Learning Center

Workshops

Types of Workshops

Test Review Workshops

Test Review Workshops are designed to help you prepare for course examinations.

Skill Building Workshops

Skill-Building workshops are designed to help enhance your skills in areas that will be applied throughout your student experience.

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Test Review

ACCT 215

ACCT 215 Workshop

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Description:

During these workshops, students will review course concepts in a large group setting to prepare for an upcoming ACCT 215 test.

 

ACCT 225

ACCT 225 Workshop

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Description:

During these workshops, students will review course concepts in a large group setting to prepare for an upcoming ACCT 225 test.

 

MATH 040

MATH 040 Workshop

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Description:

During these workshops, students will get an opportunity to review course concepts in a large group setting to prepare for an upcoming MATH 040 test.

MATH 150

MATH 150 Workshop

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Description:

During these workshops, students will get an opportunity to review course concepts in a large group setting to prepare for an upcoming MATH 150 test. 

 

MATH 215

MATH 215 Workshop

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Description:

During these workshops, students will get an opportunity to review course concepts in a large group setting to prepare for an upcoming MATH 215 test.

Skill Building

APA

APA Workshop

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Description:

By attending this workshop, students should learn how to properly write college papers according to APA style guidelines. During this workshop you will:

  • Discuss Plagiarism - learn why citing is important
  • Learn the difference between a direct quote, a summary, and paraphrasing
  • Learn tips on how to properly cite sources
  • Learn the most common types of APA citations
  • Learn more about Turnitin.com

Essentials of College Writing

Essentials of College Writing Workshop

Description:

By attending this workshop, students should learn how to write an effective undergraduate paper. During this workshop you will learn:

  • Six steps to take to write a more effective college paper
  • How to avoid anxiety when writing a paper
  • How to avoid procrastination
  • How to avoid common writing mistakes

 

HUMN 305

Global Issues Workshop Series Workshop

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Description:

By attending this workshop students will gain a better understanding of how to
develop a research plan and write an effective college paper. During this workshop, students will.... 

  • Discover tools for finding information needed to complete HUMN 305 research assignments
  • Develop college writing skills
  • Practice how to apply APA Style Guidelines

 

Study Skills & Test Prep Tips

Study Skills & Test Prep Tips Workshop

Description:

By attending this workshop, students should learn how to feel more comfortable and confident preparing for an upcoming test. During this workshop you will learn:

  • How to prepare for an upcoming test
  • Time management skills
  • Tips on how to effectively take a test
  • What to do after your test is over

Test Driven Development

Test Driven Development Workshop

Description:

By attending this workshop, students will gain a better understanding of the Test Driven program used in beginning Computer Programming (i.e. COMP 111 & 121) courses at Franklin.

TI-83 Basic Calculator

Basic Calculator Workshop

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Description:

By attending this workshop, students should feel more comfortable completing their mathematics assignments using their TI-83 calculator. During this workshop, you will learn:

  • The differences between various types of Calculators
  • The basic layout of the TI-83 calculator
  • The basic TI-83 terminology
  • The basic operation to use the TI-83 calculator
    • Floating decimals
    • Squaring
    • Graphing

TI-83 For Stats

TI-83 for Stats Workshop

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Description:

By attending this workshop, students should feel more comfortable completing their statistics assignments using their TI-83 calculator. During this workshop you will learn:

  • The fundamentals of the TI-83 Calculator
  • How to complete particular statistic functions in your TI-83 Calculator
    • Descriptive Statistics
    • Binomial Probabilities
    • Normal Probabilities
    • Inverse Functions
    • Confidence Intervals
    • Hypothesis Testing
    • Liner Regressions

WRIT 120

Find, Write, & Cite for College Writing Workshop

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Description:

During this workshop, students will learn how to...
 

  • Search current events databases like CQ Researcher and
    LexisNexis Academic
  • Find comprehensive sources and analysis on issues in
    the news
  • Write concise, critical summaries (annotations) of
    selected sources
  • Cite sources using APA style

*This workshop is perfectly suited for students enrolled in
WRIT 120, WRIT 320, MIS 320, and any other course that
requires researching, writing, and citing.

APA Workshop

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Description:

By attending this workshop, students should learn how to properly write college papers according to APA style guidelines. During this workshop you will:

  • Discuss Plagiarism - learn why citing is important
  • Learn the difference between a direct quote, a summary, and paraphrasing
  • Learn tips on how to properly cite sources
  • Learn the most common types of APA citations
  • Learn more about Turnitin.com

Writing and Researching Effectively

Writing and Researching Effectively Workshop

Description:

By attending this workshop, a student should learn how to complete a research paper from start to finish. During this workshop you will:

  • Receive an introduction to the library’s services
  • Learn how to utilize the library’s online database system
  • Receive an introduction to the SLC’s services
  • Learn steps to conduct effective research and write a more effective paper
  • Discuss tips and tricks to be a better researcher and writer