Fall 2017 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
8/23/2017 12:00 PM CU 3

 

Secrets of Successful Students Revealed by Faculty Who Taught Them

60 Minutes

Top Secret stampThis panel discussion will feature OCCC faculty who will share their thoughts about what makes a successful student based on their experiences with students in the past. Come and learn what your professors are looking for so tat you can hit that target!

Date Time Room
8/23/2017 12:00 PM CU 2
8/24/2017 12:30 PM CU 2

 

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
8/30/2017 12:00 PM CU 1
8/31/2017 12:30 PM CU 1

 

Get 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
8/30/2017 12:30 PM CU 1
8/31/2017 1:00 PM CU 1

 

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
9/6/2017 12:00 PM CU 1
9/7/2017 12:30 PM SEM 2E2

 

Top Test Taking Tips

30 Minutes

TESTTests…everybody's got 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
9/6/2017 12:30 PM CU 1
9/7/2017 1:00 PM SEM 2E2

 

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
9/13/2017 12:00 PM CU 1
9/14/2017 12:30 PM CU 1

 

Taking Good Notes

30 Minutes

Notebook, Pen, Crumpled sheets of paperHate 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 Room
9/13/2017 12:30 PM CU 1
9/14/2017 1:00 PM CU 1

 

 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
9/20/2017 12:00 PM CU 2
9/21/2017 12:30 SEM 2E2

 

Fighting Procrastination

30 Minutes

road sign pointing to Now or LaterFind 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
9/20/2017 12:30 PM CU 2
9/21/2017 1:00 PM SEM 2E2

 

 Test Anxiety

30 Minutes

scrabble pieces spelling "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
9/27/2017 12:00 PM CU 1
9/28/2017 12:30 PM CU 1

 

Know Your GPA and Why It Matters

30 Minutes

checklist and penGPA=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
9/27/2017 12:30 PM CU 1
9/28/2017 1:00 PM CU 1

 

 

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