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OAR Workshops April 2013

Excel Overview
Monday 04/1/13
7:00 p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Stokes 118K
In this interactive workshop you will learn how to set up your spreadsheet to facilitate data analysis. We will look at how Excel works with cells, rows, columns and ranges to sort, calculate and chart information. Bring your laptop!
Presented by the Office of Academic Resources in collaboration with IITS.
Presenting with Confidence
Wednesday 04/3/13
5:00 p.m. - 6:30p.m.
Stokes 118K
Join us for a fun, interactive discussion on: Getting Your Point Across, Managing Your Audience and Effectively Channeling Your Anxiety and Charm when presenting individually or as a group!

Reading Workshop
Thursday 04/4/13
8:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m
Stokes 118K
Thursday 04/18/13
5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Stokes 118K
Want to read faster while retaining more information? Eager to retrieve information instead of re-learn it for exams and papers?  This highly interactive workshop is for you. Through hands-on exercises you will learn concrete strategies for prioritizing, integrating and applying information and reading more efficiently and effectively.

Advanced Excel Workshop
Monday  04/8/13
6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.
Stokes 118J
Find patterns in your data! Discover the power of pivot tables, advanced formulas and charts. See them in action and apply them to your own work and research interests in this hands-on workshop. Prerequisite: Excel Overview workshop or equivalent experience. Bring your laptop!
Presented by the Office of Academic Resources in collaboration with IITS.

Dear Sirs and Madams: How To Write an Email
Tuesday 04/9/13
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Stokes 118K
In this session, we will cover the basic anatomy of an email and email etiquette. We will also cover the trickier aspects/politics of email composition. Bring your laptops, and email gone-wrong scenarios!

Procrastination and Perfectionism
Wednesday  04/10/13
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Stokes 118J
In this workshop we will explore the typical underlying causes of perfectionism and procrastination, the strategies for channeling the positive aspects of this behavior, and the technique for managing the behaviors and choices that get in the way of personal and academic success.

Preparing For The Final Stretch
Tuesday     04/23/13
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Stokes 118K
As the end of the semester approaches, this workshop will provide students with an opportunity to explore the most efficient techniques for preparing for exams, and effective exam taking strategies. Students will learn strategies for planning their time and study techniques so as to be as efficient as possible with limited time and resources.

Food and refreshments will be served at all workshops!

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