Academics Plus Workshop Series


Spring 2018 Schedule

The Academics Plus workshops are designed to help international students transition to a new academic culture and learning environment by providing academic reading, writing, and study strategies, and introducing helpful campus resources. The hour and a half workshops are an ideal space to discuss academic, language, and cultural topics.

Dates, times, and locations of workshops are listed below. If you have further questions about the Academics Plus series, please email Julianne Reynolds, Associate Director, Office of Learning Resources and Learning Instructor for International Students, at                                 

Honing Your Presentation Skills
CANCELED: Tuesday, March 20, 6:30 - 8:00 PM; Weingarten Center
RESCHEDULED: Thursday, April 12, 3:30 - 5:00 PM; Weingarten Center

Do you have a class presentation coming up? Learn about the myths and realities of what it takes to be an effective presenter, even in your second language. This workshop will cover the basics of public speaking as well as common pronunciation issues in academic discourse. This workshop will be co-facilitated by the Weingarten Center and a Speaking Advisor from Communication Within the Curriculum (CWiC).