Workshops

VISC-1002 Midterm Exam Study Skills Workshop

Develop and practice methods for effective studying for exams! This workshop will introduce you to strategies that include developing timelines, compare & contrast, discussing terminology and memorization techniques. The workshop is hands-on and interactive, allowing you to work with your classmates to review material covered in your classes. 

This workshop is open to students in any section of the course. 

Wednesday, January 30th
1-2:30pm
MCC 512, 5th floor (113 McCaul Street)

Thursday, February 7th
10-11:30am
MCC 512, 5th floor (113 McCaul Street)

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Academic Integrity Workshop

Learning how to use and cite visual and textual sources can be challenging. This workshop provides clarity around how sources can be used, why they should be documented, and how to document them appropriately. It will introduce you to some practical strategies for tracking your visual and textual research, reading, note-taking and paraphrasing that can help you effectively integrate your research into your writing and making processes.

Wednesday, February 13th
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
MCC 510, 5th floor (113 McCaul Street)

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Academic Skills Training: Getting on Track for Success

This training reviews a variety of academic skills and offers time for you to practice using strategies for success. After completing a self-assessment survey to determine your own academic strengths and barriers, we will work through activities designed to help you:

  • manage your time and energy
  • set realistic learning goals and stay motivated 
  • improve your note-taking and critical reading skills
  • address difficult situations such as working under pressure
  • managing your workload, and dealing with procrastination
  • identify where and how to access hep at OCAD U throughout your program

The training is hands-on and interactive. Snacks are provided!

Thursday, March 14th
10:00am - 1:00pm
MCC 512 (level 5, 113 McCaul Street)

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Events

LNAP: The Late Night Against Procrastination

We will be offering healthy food, coffee and tea along with fun programming and academic support, late into the night. Stay tuned for details.  

Thursday, March 7th, 2019
3pm - midnight
Great Hall, 100 McCaul Street, level 2