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.
  • Thursday, February 6
  • Wednesday, February 12
  • Tuesday, March 3
  • 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.
  • Tuesday, February 5, 1-1:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 6, noon-12:30 p.m.

Math Workshops

MATH WORD PROBLEMS

Wednesday, November 27, 1 p.m.

Pre-Nursing Admissions Exam Prep

MATH PREPARATION FOR TEAS
  • Wednesday, January 15, 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 21, 1 p.m.
  • Monday, January 27, 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 1, 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, February 11, 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 13, 9 a.m.
  • Thursday, February 20, 4 p.m.

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.
  • Wednesday, January 22
  • Thursday, February 1
  • Tuesday, February 25

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

  • Wednesday, January 15, 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 21, 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 23, 5:30 p.m.
  • Monday, January 27, 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 28, 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 6, 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 11, 1 p.m.

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.