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Study Skills Workshops November to December

Study Skills Workshops

Workshops are held in the Assistive Technologies Office (Hub2).
Contact jkelleher@stjohnscollege.ie

Workshops in November & December:
STUDY HUB Every Wednesday
3.30 – 4.30pm
For students unable to attend the workshops below. This is a time when you are invited to come along for assistance in any of the workshop areas or simple study/complete assignments with a teacher present for assistance.
Read & Write Gold Tuesday Nov 8th 9.30pm – 10.30pm

Make the web, your class notes and printed articles more accessible. From reading on-screen text aloud, to researching and checking written work, Read & Write Gold 11.5 can help you make lots of everyday tasks easier. We also cover scanning paper handouts to Word documents and creating audio files from text, academic writing aids.
Thursday Nov 10th
11a- 12pm

Time Management
& getting the most
out of Google
Tuesday Nov 15th
9:30 – 10:30am
An introduction to time management and study planning. We will look at assistive technology, folder preparation, back-up systems, overall assignment tracking and Moodle. We will cover, getting the most out of GoogleDrive & Calendar as well as creating “To Do” lists and study planners on the cloud.
Thursday Nov 17th
11- 12pm

Dictation Software
Tuesday Nov 22th
9:30 – 10:30am
This is an introduction to dictation software. We will look different ways you can speak to a computer and have your words transcribed into Word. We will use Dragon Naturally Speaking, the built in Windows 8 dictation software, Siri for Apple and Read & Write Gold.
Thursday Nov 24th
11- 12pm

Report Writing Skills
Tuesday Nov 28th
9:30 – 10:30am
Do you need help to plan and structure your assignments? This session will cover tips and strategies to help you organise your information, structure your reports and plan your writing. We cover briefs, report structures and Grammarly.
Thursday Dec 1st
11- 12pm

Note Taking
Tuesday Dec 6th
9:30 – 10:30am
Effective listening, organized outlines and recording of key points are among the most critical note taking skills. We look  at audio recording software, notebook  organisation and techniques.
Thursday Dec 8th
11- 12pm
Report Writing Skills Tuesday Dec 13th
9:30 – 10:30am
 
Thursday Dec 15th
11- 12pm
Getting the most
out of Google
Tuesday Dec 13th
9:30 – 10:30am
 
Thursday Dec 15th
11- 12pm

Opening Times

Assistive Technologies Support Office

  • Tuesday:
    9.00am – 11.00am
  • Wednesday:
    1.30pm – 4.30pm
  • Thursday:
    9.30am – 12.00pm

All workshops are on a drop in basis.

Guarantee a place by emailing jkelleher@stjohnscollege.ie

Students are invited to attend  for as long as they are available.


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