UTSC’s Centre for Teaching and Learning is offering numerous student workshops over the Reading Week (Oct 14 – 17). Please check the information below! All students are welcome.
ELDC Reading Week Open House
The English Language Development Centre (AC310) will be opening its doors on Tuesday, October 14th, between 11am -3pm. Drop in for a tea or coffee and get to know our language specialists. Explore which of our programs might be suitable for you, ask a grammar question, take an Academic English Health Check diagnostic, or work with an instructor to create a personalized plan to help you reach your goals.
If you are struggling with your Academic English, it’s not too late to achieve success. Come in and speak to one of our instructors - we are here to help!
14 October 2014, between 11:00AM – 3:00PM. Location: AC310
Math & Statistics Midterm Review Sessions
The Math & Stats Learning Centre is offering review sessions to help prepare for you midterms, as well as drop-in hours!
PSYB07 Data Analysis in Psychology: 14 October 2014, 10:00AM – 12:00PM. Location: IC 220
STAB52 An Introduction to Probability: 14 October 2014, 3:00PM – 5:00PM. Location: IC 230
STAB22 Introduction to Statistics: 15 October 2014, 11:00AM – 1:00PM. Location: IC 220
Statistics Drop-in hours (Location: AC312): Tuesday: 12:00PM – 3:00PM, 4:00PM – 6:00PM, Wednesday: 11:00AM – 2:00PM, Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Math Drop-in hours (Location: AC312): Tuesday: 11:00AM – 4:00PM, Wednesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM, Thursday: 12:00PM – 4:00PM, Friday: 9:00AM – 3:00PM
De-Stress: Writing Strategies to Reduce Test Anxiety and Writer's Block
Test taking is difficult, but it does not have to be stressful. Discover some methods to help you relax before your next big exam and maybe even score higher!
15 October 2014, 12:00PM – 1:00PM. Location: AC221
Tales from the Crypt: Advice on developing your own style for studying (no zombies!)
In this session Dr. Hasenkampf (Biology) will consider the early struggles she had in transitioning to University and how she finally established her own plan for learning within her courses. After her presentation (~ 30 minutes) she will facilitate a question and answer and brainstorming session.
15 October 2014, 2:00PM – 3:00PM. Location: SW128
Presentation Skills team programming
We’ll be offering the following sessions on academic communication:
Using MS Excel to create charts and generate meaning from your data: 16 October 2014, 11:00AM – 12:30PM. Location: AC221
The Basics of Presenting: What you need to know: 16 October 2014, 2:00PM – 3:30PM. Location: AC221
More CTL Support:
Writing Centre - This free service provides support for teaching and learning through writing for all University of Toronto Scarborough students.
English Language Development - Sign up for the Communication Cafe and many other programs, and enhance your communication skills.
Math and Statistics Learning Centre - Free seminars, workshops, virtual tutoring, individual appointments, and small-group consultations can improve students' proficiency in mathematics and statistics.
Service Learning and Outreach - Through service learning, students enhance their knowledge and concepts gained in the classroom.
Research Skills Instruction - Research skills instruction provides students with individual research assistance in person, by phone, by email, and by chat.
Facilitated Study Groups - In these weekly study groups for selected UTSC courses, students compare notes, discuss important concepts, and develop study strategies.
Summer Learning Institutes - Once you're accepted to the University of Toronto Scarborough, these programs can help you make the transition from High School to University.
AIM (Academic Integrity Matters) to Meet University Expectations - October 17th - Register on the Intranet
Assignment Calculator - getting help with planning the different stages of your academic work