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Learning Centre

The Learning Centre: Workshops

Learning Centre Workshops

Learning Centre Workshops

Workshops focus on academic strategies you need to be successful in your courses and in learning online. They are led by Learning Centre instructors, English Language tutors and peer tutors. The Tutor Tips! workshops feature panels of peer tutors sharing their own strategies. English Language workshops provide practical information and tips for improving your English reading, writing, speaking, and listening in the Douglas College courses you’re taking.

*Register for English Language Use Tuesday Workshops HERE

*Register for Virtual Study Hall Wednesday sessions HERE

Summer 2021 Week 1 Workshop (May 10 - 13, 3:30 PM)

May 10 

Communicating Online

May 11 Upgrading your Reading Skills: Annotation
May 12 Tips for Adjusting to Canadian Academic Life
May 13 Establishing Routines: Time Management for Online Learning

Summer 2021: English Language Tuesday Workshops

English Language Workshops takes place every Tuesday during the term from 3:30pm - 4:30pm.

May 18

Working in Groups

May 25 Reports, Essays, and Term Papers: Why “Copy/Paste” Will Hurt You  
June 1 Improving English Speaking and Listening Skills   
June 8 “A/An/The” – Editing your Writing for Articles   
June 15 The Many Faces of Verbs (Verb Form and Verb Function)
June 22 When Grammar Rules Don’t Apply: Words that Go Together in English  
June 29 Fixing Common Noun Errors (Subject/Verb Agreement)   
July 6 Common Sentence Structure Errors 
July 13 Present Perfect Verbs: When to Use, When Not to Use   
July 20 Effective Use of Online Tools for English Editing 
July 27 BYOG (bring your own grammar questions). Bring your own question and we’ll find answers together. 

Summer 2021: Wednesday Virtual Study Hall (Pomodoro Study Sessions)

Every Wednesday, Learning Centre tutors will be studying together online. The hour starts with a quick goal-setting as we get started, then we study together to music in timed sessions. Come listen to our best study playlists and be accountable to get work done on your assignments. The Learning Centre Virtual Study Hall takes place every Wednesday during the term from May 19 to July 21, 3:30 PM.


Workshop presentation archive

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