Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Time is Write! How to Stop Procrastinating When a Paper is Due

When: 1:00 PM
- 2:00 PM

Where: Pecos Agave Hall Rm 162 details

Do you put off writing until the last possible minute? Are work, friends, Facebook, even household chores excuses to avoid working on a paper? If so, this workshop is for you! Learn how to make writing more enjoyable by managing your time efficiently. You'll even discover strategies that actually make you **want **to write!

TI 83/84 graphing calculator workshop - Beginning to graph

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

Graphing functions, proper viewing windows, table features, the calculate menu, scatterplots, regressions and other graphing skills using the TI 83/84 graphing calculator for mathematical success are the focus of this workshop

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Critical thinking I: How to begin!

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM

Where: Pecos Ironwood Hall Rm 130 details

Most college professors ask for critical thinking in their assignments, but you may not know how to "show" critical thinking in your writing. This workshop will provide a step-by-step process to the type of critical thinking professors want students to include in most essays.

Motivation and Procrastination

When: 1:00 PM
- 2:00 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 226 details

Topics Include: Self-responsibility for class performance, clarifying college goals and intentions, recognizing victim excuses, time management strategies and strategies to overcome procrastination.

Reflect, stretch, compress and shift - function transformations workshop

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop will explore quadratic, cubic, absolute value, root, exponential and logarithmic functions and assist students in conducting vertical and horizontal reflections, stretches, compressions and translations (shifts) upon them.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Science workshop II: What's in a Name? A Review of Chemical Nomenclature

When: 10:15 AM
- 11:45 AM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide introductory chemistry students with review and practice with the rules for naming chemical compounds. Topics covered will include categories of compounds, guidelines for nomenclature, polyatomic ions, and chemical formulas.

Reflect, stretch, compress and shift - function transformations workshop

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop will explore quadratic, cubic, absolute value, root, exponential and logarithmic functions and assist students in conducting vertical and horizontal reflections, stretches, compressions and translations (shifts) upon them.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

TI 83/84 graphing calculator workshop - Beginning to graph

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

Graphing functions, proper viewing windows, table features, the calculate menu, scatterplots, regressions and other graphing skills using the TI 83/84 graphing calculator for mathematical success are the focus of this workshop

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Writing Center workshop

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:15 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 105 details

See, hear, touch, taste, and smell your way to stronger writing. In this workshop, you will learn practical skills to help refine the complex process of bringing imaginative writing and academic assignments to life with the power of image-driven language.

Friday, October 03, 2014

Science workshop II: What's in a Name? A Review of Chemical Nomenclature

When: 10:15 AM
- 11:45 AM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide introductory chemistry students with review and practice with the rules for naming chemical compounds. Topics covered will include categories of compounds, guidelines for nomenclature, polyatomic ions, and chemical formulas.

MAT12X - Exponential function workshop

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of exponential functions. Topics discussed include the general form of exponential functions, the initial value, change factors, growth and decay, compounding, and continuous compounding.

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

MAT12X - Exponential function workshop

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of exponential functions. Topics discussed include the general form of exponential functions, the initial value, change factors, growth and decay, compounding, and continuous compounding.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Taming the Thesis Statement

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:00 PM

Where: Pecos Ironwood Hall Rm 130 details

A good thesis statement is the backbone of your paper. But boy, are they intimidating! Learn how to "think like a journalist" and write targeted, effective thesis statements with little stress or fuss.

MAT12X - Exponential function workshop

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of exponential functions. Topics discussed include the general form of exponential functions, the initial value, change factors, growth and decay, compounding, and continuous compounding.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Science Workshop III: Moles and Mole Conversions

When: 10:15 AM
- 11:45 AM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop will focus on the chemical concept of the mole and its use in chemical calculations. Topics covered will include the definition of the mole, dimensional analysis and mole conversions, molar mass, and empirical/molecular formulas.

MAT12X - Exponential function workshop

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of exponential functions. Topics discussed include the general form of exponential functions, the initial value, change factors, growth and decay, compounding, and continuous compounding.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Motivation and Procrastination

When: 1:00 PM
- 2:00 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 226 details

Topics Include: Self-responsibility for class performance, clarifying college goals and intentions, recognizing victim excuses, time management strategies and strategies to overcome procrastination.

TI 83/84 calculator workshop III - More graphing skills

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide a continuing overview of the TI 83/84 graphing calculator. Topics discussed include finding the horizontal intercepts, maximums and minimums of a function, the initial value (vertical intercept), intersections, piecewise functions, and graphing the feasible area of two inequality equations.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Critical Thinking II: Rhetorical analysis

When: 1:00 PM
- 2:30 PM

Where: Pecos Bradshaw Hall Rm 168 details

Rhetorical analysis is a critical thinking strategy that examines HOW a piece of writing was constructed. There is less emphasis on WHAT the author says and more emphasis on WHY it was said that way. In this workshop, you'll learn how to break down a text and avoid common pitfalls that confuse and frustrate college writers.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Science Workshop III: Moles and Mole Conversions

When: 10:15 AM
- 11:45 AM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop will focus on the chemical concept of the mole and its use in chemical calculations. Topics covered will include the definition of the mole, dimensional analysis and mole conversions, molar mass, and empirical/molecular formulas.

TI 83/84 graphing calculator workshop III - More graphing skills

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide a continuing overview of the TI 83/84 graphing calculator. Topics discussed include finding the horizontal intercepts, maximums and minimums of a function, the initial value (vertical intercept), intersections, piecewise functions, and graphing the feasible area of two inequality equations.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Motivation and Procrastination

When: 1:00 PM
- 2:00 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 226 details

Topics Include: Self-responsibility for class performance, clarifying college goals and intentions, recognizing victim excuses, time management strategies and strategies to overcome procrastination.

TI 83/84 calculator workshop III - More graphing skills

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide a continuing overview of the TI 83/84 graphing calculator. Topics discussed include finding the horizontal intercepts, maximums and minimums of a function, the initial value (vertical intercept), intersections, piecewise functions, and graphing the feasible area of two inequality equations.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Packing a punch: Developing strong body paragraphs

When: 1:00 PM
- 2:00 PM

Where: Pecos Agave Hall Rm 160 details

Do you like P.I.E.? You will after taking this one-hour, interactive workshop. Learn how to craft effective paragraphs by using details, explanations, quotes and examples to support your main point

Friday, October 24, 2014

Science Workshop III: Moles and Mole Conversions

When: 10:15 AM
- 11:45 AM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop will focus on the chemical concept of the mole and its use in chemical calculations. Topics covered will include the definition of the mole, dimensional analysis and mole conversions, molar mass, and empirical/molecular formulas.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

TI 83/84 calculator workshop IV - Advanced function graphing

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of some higher functions of the TI 83/84 graphing calculator. Topics discussed include graphing functions (absolute value, logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric), finding the numerical derivative and definite integral of a function.

Friday, October 31, 2014

TI 83/84 calculator workshop IV - Advanced function graphing

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of some higher functions of the TI 83/84 graphing calculator. Topics discussed include graphing functions (absolute value, logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric), finding the numerical derivative and definite integral of a function.

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

MAT12X - Quadratic functions workshop

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of quadratic functions. Topics discussed include the general and vertex forms of quadratic functions, domain and range, some effects of the leading coefficient, the vertex, increasing and decreasing intervals, and solving quadratic inequalities.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Critical Thinking III: Visual analysis

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM

Where: Pecos Ironwood Hall Rm 130 details

We are surrounded! Visual media are all around us daily, and your ability to effectively visually analyze content is a high-level critical thinking skill required in many college essays. Bring sophistication to your writing by learning to make observations, interpret symbols, and note emotions that visual media inspire in the viewer.

TI 83/84 calculator workshop IV - Advanced function graphing

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of some higher functions of the TI 83/84 graphing calculator. Topics discussed include graphing functions (absolute value, logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric), finding the numerical derivative and definite integral of a function.

Friday, November 07, 2014

MAT12X Quadratic functions workshop

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of quadratic functions. Topics discussed include the general and vertex forms of quadratic functions, domain and range, some effects of the leading coefficient, the vertex, increasing and decreasing intervals, and solving quadratic inequalities.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Writing Center workshop

When: 2:00 PM
- 3:00 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 105 details

Have you ever found yourself sitting in front of a computer screen wondering, "How do I start... or end?" This workshop focuses exclusively on writing effective introductions and conclusions. Readers will be putty in your hands once you master techniques for "hooking" them in the introduction and ending with thought-provoking conclusions.

MAT12X - Quadratic functions workshop

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of quadratic functions. Topics discussed include the general and vertex forms of quadratic functions, domain and range, some effects of the leading coefficient, the vertex, increasing and decreasing intervals, and solving quadratic inequalities.

Friday, November 14, 2014

MAT12X Quadratic functions workshop

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of quadratic functions. Topics discussed include the general and vertex forms of quadratic functions, domain and range, some effects of the leading coefficient, the vertex, increasing and decreasing intervals, and solving quadratic inequalities.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

MAT12X - Rational functions workshop

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of rational functions. Topics discussed include the general form of rational functions, domain and range, vertical and horizontal asymptotes, and inverse variation.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Critical Thinking IV: Making connections in writing

When: 1:00 PM
- 2:30 PM

Where: Pecos Bradshaw Hall Rm 168 details

Is your professor asking you to use synthesis to take your writing to a higher level? Strong academic writing skills require students to use their sources for much more than quotations. This workshop will provide students with strategies for combining and blending information from sources to create and deliver more strikingly distinctive and original college essays.

Friday, November 21, 2014

MAT12X - Rational Functions Workshop

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of rational functions. Topics discussed include the general form of rational functions, domain and range, vertical and horizontal asymptotes, and inverse variation.

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

MAT12X - Rational functions workshop

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of rational functions. Topics discussed include the general form of rational functions, domain and range, vertical and horizontal asymptotes, and inverse variation.

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Citing right: Using MLA and APA to acknowledge your sources

When: 1:00 PM
- 2:00 PM

Where: Pecos Agave Hall Rm 160 details

Learn how to avoid plagiarism and maintain academic integrity by citing your sources appropriately. Topics will include why citing right is important to you, using in-text citation/parenthetical notes, creating a Works Cited or References page, and where to go for help.

Friday, December 05, 2014

MAT12X - Rational Functions Workshop

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of rational functions. Topics discussed include the general form of rational functions, domain and range, vertical and horizontal asymptotes, and inverse variation.