The Learning Center offers the following workshops to all students on an individual tutorial basis. Appointments can be arranged at the Learning Center, or by calling (518) 381-1246. One-on-one tutorials are available Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Informational handouts are also available on all topics on a walk-in basis.
Classroom Note Taking
Not sure how to take effective notes when everything in the lecture seems important? Learn to use a system to identify and record main ideas and important details during class, and a strategy for storing the information in long-term memory after class. Handouts provided.
Reducing Math Anxiety
Discover how to overcome faulty assumptions, avoid negative self-talk, and use strategies to conquer this common anxiety. Handouts provided.
Strategies for Textbook Reading
Learn how to identify the most important information in a textbook, what to underline (and how much) and how to write meaningful margin notes. Handouts provided.
Review test taking strategies for multiple choice and true-false questions, short answer questions, and essays. Learn what to do before, during, and after the test.
Additional Topics Include
- Finding Research on the Internet
- Using MLA Documentation
- Using APA Documentation
- Creating Your Resume
- Proofreading Your Paper
- Textbook Reading Strategies
- 8 Steps to Writing Your Research Paper