Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Writing Center workshop: Critical Thinking II: Rhetorical Analysis

When: 1:00 PM
- 2:30 PM

Where: Pecos Bradshaw Hall Rm 123A 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.

Math workshop: Exponential Function

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.

Thursday, March 05, 2015

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

When: 1:00 PM
- 2:00 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

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

Friday, March 06, 2015

Science LC 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 review and practice with naming of chemical compounds. Topics covered will include categories of compounds, rules of nomenclature, polyatomic ions and chemical formulas.

Math workshop: Transformation of Functions

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of transformation of functions. Topics discussed include vertical and horizontal reflections, stretches, compressions, and translations (shifts).

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Math workshop: TI-83/84 Graphing Calculator III

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide a continuing overview of the 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.

(TI specific)

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Math workshop: Quadratic Functions

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.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Science LC workshop: Moles and Chemistry - Part I: Moles and Conversions

When: 2:30 PM
- 4:00 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 120 details

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

Friday, March 27, 2015

Science LC workshop: Moles and Chemistry - Part I: Moles and Conversions

When: 10:15 AM
- 11:45 AM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

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

Math workshop: TI-83/84 Graphing Calculator III

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide a continuing overview of the 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.

(TI specific)

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Math workshop: Quadratic Functions

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, April 01, 2015

Writing Center workshop: Critical Thinking III: Visual Analysis

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 120 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.

Math workshop: TI-83/84 Graphing Calculator III

When: 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed to provide a continuing overview of the 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.

(TI specific)

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Writing Center workshop: Packing a Punch: Developing Well-Supported Paragraphs

When: 1:00 PM
- 2:00 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 120 details

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

Science LC workshop: Moles and Chemistry - Part I: Moles and Conversions

When: 2:30 PM
- 4:00 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 120 details

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

Friday, April 03, 2015

Science LC workshop: Moles and Chemistry - Part I: Moles and Conversions

When: 10:15 AM
- 11:45 AM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

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

Math workshop: Quadratic Functions

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, April 07, 2015

Math workshop: Rational Functions

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, April 09, 2015

Science LC workshop: Moles and Chemistry - Part II: Stoichiometry

When: 2:30 PM
- 4:00 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 120 details

In this workshop, students will review and practice using molar ratios from chemical equations to relate quantities of substances. Topics covered will include balancing equations, molar ratios and stoichiometry calculations, limiting reactants and percent yield.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Science LC workshop: Moles and Chemistry - Part II: Stoichiometry

When: 10:15 AM
- 11:45 AM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

In this workshop, students will review and practice using molar ratios from chemical equations to relate quantities of substances. Topics covered will include balancing equations, molar ratios and stoichiometry calculations, limiting reactants and percent yield.

Math workshop: Rational Function

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.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Math workshop: TI-83/84 Graphing Calculator II

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 for mathematical success are the focus of this workshop

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Writing Center workshop: Start Strong...Finish Forcefully

When: 2:00 PM
- 3:00 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 120 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.

Math workshop: Rational Functions

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, April 16, 2015

Science LC workshop: Moles and Chemistry - Part II: Stoichiometry

When: 2:30 PM
- 4:00 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 120 details

In this workshop, students will review and practice using molar ratios from chemical equations to relate quantities of substances. Topics covered will include balancing equations, molar ratios and stoichiometry calculations, limiting reactants and percent yield.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Science LC workshop: Moles and Chemistry - Part II: Stoichiometry

When: 10:15 AM
- 11:45 AM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

In this workshop, students will review and practice using molar ratios from chemical equations to relate quantities of substances. Topics covered will include balancing equations, molar ratios and stoichiometry calculations, limiting reactants and percent yield.

Math workshop: TI-83/84 Graphing Calculator II

When: 12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

Graphing functions, proper viewing windows, table features, the Calculate Menu, Scatterplots, regressions and other graphing skills for mathematical success are the focus of this workshop

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Math workshop: TI-83/84 Graphing Calculator IV

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 graphing calculator. Topics discussed include graphing functions (absolute value, logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric), finding the numerical derivative and definite integral of a function.

(TI specific)

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Writing Center workshop: Critical Thinking IV: Making Connections and Using Research to Include Synthesis in Writing!

When: 1:00 PM
- 2:30 PM

Where: Pecos Bradshaw Hall Rm 123A 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, April 24, 2015

Math workshop: TI-83/84 Graphing Calculator IV

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 graphing calculator. Topics discussed include graphing functions (absolute value, logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric), finding the numerical derivative and definite integral of a function.

(TI specific)

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Writing Center workshop: Citing Right: Using MLA and APA to Acknowledge Your Sources

When: 1:00 PM
- 2:00 PM

Where: Pecos Bradshaw Hall Rm 123A 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 with MLA or APA when you need it.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Science LC workshop: pH: The Power of Hydrogen

When: 2:30 PM
- 4:00 PM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed primarily for students in CHM130 (Fundamental Chemistry) and will focus on acid and base concepts and calculations. Topics covered will include acid/base definitions, the pH scale and pH calculations, and solutions stoichiometry.

Friday, May 01, 2015

Science LC workshop: pH: The Power of Hydrogen

When: 10:15 AM
- 11:45 AM

Where: Pecos Library Rm 104 details

This workshop is designed primarily for students in CHM130 (Fundamental Chemistry) and will focus on acid and base concepts and calculations. Topics covered will include acid/base definitions, the pH scale and pH calculations, and solutions stoichiometry.

Math workshop: TI-83/84 Graphing Calculator IV

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 graphing calculator. Topics discussed include graphing functions (absolute value, logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric), finding the numerical derivative and definite integral of a function.

(TI specific)