Spring 2018 Workshops

Off to a Good Start - BINGO

60 Minutes

BingoCome to the first VLC session of the semester and get off to a good start! We'll play BINGO while discussing topics that will help you become a successful student. Prep, planning and prizes-don't miss it!




Date Time Room
1/16/2018 12:00 PM CU 3



Tech Tips

30 Minutes

Device ScreensDid you know you can download Microsoft Office for free? Want to setup your OCCC Student email on your phone so you don't miss important class announcements? Do you have questions about Moodle, or other tech used in your course? Come to this session for Tech Tips you can use to help you succeed in your courses this semester!

Date Time Room
1/17/2018 12:00 PM CU 3
1/18/2018 12:30 PM CU 3


Start This Semester Organized

30 Minutes

cluttered roomOrganization is one of the main keys to being successful, and it's not as hard as you think. We'll show you ways to organize your time, your materials, and your priorities. This will reduce your stress and increase your productivity. Who doesn't want that?!



Date Time Room
1/17/2018 12:30 PM CU 3
1/18/2018 1:00 PM CU 3


Preparing for College and Careers in 2018

30 Minutes

college and career in 2018We want to help you, as an OCCC student, to be prepared for college and careers in 2018.  Attend the session, What do YOU need to be prepared for College and Careers in 2018? This session will share the top skills that will lead you to success and share some tips that will help you develop them.



Date Time Location
1/23/2018                                      12:30-1:00                    Huddle Station on 2nd floor of Main Building by Elevator


Study Tips 101

30 Minutes

student studyingGood, better, best…which way do you want to study? This session will provide you with tips on where, when and how to study so that your results are B-E-S-T. 




Date Time Room
1/24/2018                                            12:00 PM                               Huddle Station on 2nd floor of Main Building by Elevator
1/25/2018 12:30 PM Huddle Station on 2nd floor of Main Building by Elevator


Taking Good Notes

30 Minutes

NotesHate taking notes? Write down the wrong things? It’s good, better, best again! Come to this session and learn how to take the best notes that will lead to the best tests and the best grades. It's as simple as that. 



Date Time Location
1/24/2018                                      12:30                        Huddle Station on 2nd floor of Main Building by Elevator
1/25/2018 1:00 Huddle Station on 2nd floor of Main Building by Elevator


Top Test Taking Tips

30 Minutes

TESTTests…everybody has to take them. But did you know that there are strategies that will make test taking easier AND help you get a better grade? It's true. We'll show you how in this short session that will have long lasting results. 




Date Time Room
1/31/2018 12:00 PM CU 3
2/1/2018 12:30 PM CU 3


Test Anxiety

30 Minutes

anxiety Yikes! Can't focus? Can't concentrate? Unable to show what you've learned because your anxiety takes over at test time? Don't worry, you are not alone, and this is a problem that you can overcome. Let us help you in this session where we will teach you strategies to conquer your test anxiety. 


Date Time Room
1/31/2018 12:30 CU 3
2/1/2018 1:00 CU 3

How to Remember What You Read

30 Minutes

ReadingHave you ever read a paragraph or a page or an entire chapter and not been able to remember a single thing you’ve read?  That’s not uncommon.  Come to this strategy session and dive into some strategies that will be certain to improve your reading comprehension.



Date Time Room
2/7/2018 12:00 CU 3
2/8/2018 12:30 CU 3

Fighting Procrastination

30 Minutes

ProcrastinationFind out what motivates you and what causes you to procrastinate and then take action! We'll provide you with a variety of tools that will increase your motivation and decrease your procrastination. Don't put off coming to this session!




Date Time Room
2/7/2018 12:30 CU 3
2/8/2018 1:00  CU 3

Know Your GPA and Why It Matters

GPAGPA=Grade Point Average, and that's important. This session will explain what a GPA is, how to figure it, and why it matters to your and your future (because it does). 




Date Time Room
2/14/2018 12:00 CU 3
2/15/2018 12:30 CU 3

Missed a Class? Now What?

30 Minutes

missing puzzle pieceIt happens. Everyone runs into a snag and ends up missing a class or two. Don't worry, that doesn't mean you have to drop. We've got a few simple tips to help you get back on track and recover. We'll share strategies about how to communicate with your professor, make up assignments/tests, and finish strong. 

Date Time Room
2/14/2018 12:30 PM CU 3
2/15/2018 1:00 PM CU 3


Save My Semester

30 Minutes

hand reaching up to be savedYour first exams not go so well? Are you looking for a way to "save your semester"? This session is for you! Come and learn about things that other college students have done you to help them be successful and recover from those first few bad grades to finish the semester well. 

Date Time Room
3/14/2018 12:00 PM CU 3
3/15/2018 12:30 CU 3



Maintaining a Positive Attitude

30 Minutes

think positiveHave you ever heard the saying, “Attitude is everything”?  Well, it’s true, and a negative attitude can drag you down F-A-S-T.  We will present you with some strategies to develop and keep a positive attitude. 




Date Time Room
3/14/2018 12:30 CU 3
3/15/2018 1:00 CU 3


Want Additional Information?

The Virtual Learning Center (VLC) has multiple resources and opportunities available to provide assistance to you.  Virtual Learing Center

Schedule a time today for your personal session.  

In person:  VLC is located inside the Center for Learning & Teaching

                SEM 2G3 (Across from the Math Lab)

Email:  vlc@occc.edu

Phone:  (405) 682-7838