Workshops | Southwestern Illinois College

The Success Centers offer workshops in English, math, biology, scholarship application, pre-nursing assessment (TEAS), chemistry, and college success skills. The workshops are designed to supplement the student’s classroom instruction. All workshops are free and unless noted, available on a walk-in basis.

Belleville

Workshops are held in the Belleville Success Center, LAC 1307. In addition to scheduled workshops, individualized sessions are available to students by request. For further information on Belleville Campus workshops, please call 618-235-2700, ext. 5495.

English

APPOINTMENT REQUIRED
  • Preventing Plagiarism

ENGLISH CITATION STYLE

WALK-IN INDIVIDUALIZED ASSISTANCE
  • MLA Citation Style
  • APA Citation Style
  • Turabian Citation Style

College Success Skills

ALL SESSIONS 2-2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 25
  • Monday, April 6

INDIVIDUALIZED COLLEGE SUCCESS SUPPORT

WALK-IN FOR INDIVIDUALIZED ASSISTANCE
  • Taming Time Management: learn tips to efficiently utilize planners, syllabi, and online calendars  
  • Brain Science & Memorization: strategies for memorizing and retrieving information 
  • Tackle Textbook Reading: increase engagement with complex & lengthy reading assignments
  • Stress, Wellness, and Your GPA: tips to help manage the pressures of college, work, and life
  • Swing for the Fences Test Prep and Taking Tests: effective steps to take quizzes, tests, exams, and reduce text anxiety.
  • Writing to Learn: Note-Taking Essentials: note-taking to enhance learning and memorization
  • Don’t Put This Off: strategies to end procrastination, change habits, and set SMART goals 

How to Study Biology

GEARED TO BIOLOGY 105, 157, AND 158, BUT HELPFUL FOR ALL BIOLOGY COURSES.
  • Check back for Fall 2020 dates.

Math Topics

MATH WORD PROBLEMS
  • Check back for Fall 2020 dates.

Pre-Nursing Admissions Exam Prep

MATH PREPARATION FOR TEAS
  • Check back for Fall 2020 dates.

PRE-NURSING ADMISSIONS EXAM PREP

PREPARATION FOR ADDITIONAL TEAS MODULES – WALK-IN FOR INDIVIDUALIZED ASSISTANCE
  • English
  • Study Skills including
    Test Taking tips and
    Strategies to Reduce
    Test Anxiety
  • Chemistry

Scholarship Application

ALL SESSIONS 2-2:30 p.m.
  • Check back for Fall 2020 dates.

Facilitated Study Groups

BIOLOGY 101/101/102
  • Tuesdays, 1-1:45 p.m. Beginning Week 2
  • Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Beginning Week 2

Facilitated Study groups for most disciplines are available to small groups of students by request.

For more information or to schedule a study group, contact the Success Center at 618-235-2700, ext. 5495.

Granite City

Course specific, scholarship application and study strategies workshops are held in the Sam Wolf Granite City Campus Success Center, Room 403. For further information on workshops held at the SWGCC, please call 618-931-0600, ext. 7307.

MATH PREPARATION FOR TEAS

  • Check back for Fall 2020 dates.

Red Bud

Course specific, scholarship application, and study strategies workshops are held in the Red Bud Success Center, Room 124. Workshops are scheduled by request. For further information on Red Bud Campus workshops, please call 618-235-2700, ext. 8138.