Workshop Schedule

Beginning of Semester Success Workshops

Beginning of Semester Success (BOSS) workshops are open to all College of DuPage students and provide strategies for study skills, time management, as well as maintaining a positive attitude throughout the semester. Learn more about BOSS workshops.

Do You Want to Improve Your Skills?

Join us at the following 50-minute workshops conducted by coaches, tutors, or part-time faculty in the Learning Commons, SRC 2102. Call (630) 942-3940 for more information and to register. If you are unable to attend, video recordings are available for some workshops.


Fear of Public Speaking

Monday, Feb. 4, 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. 

Participants will learn the sources of public speaking anxiety and strategies to try to overcome that fear.

Presentations for Non-native Speakers

Wednesday, Feb. 6, noon

This workshop will provide tools to help you understand and face your fears, to grow in confidence, and develop meaningful communication and organization skills. 

Catchy Attention Getters and Clinchers

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 1 p.m.

This workshop focuses on how to hook an audience and finish strong in your speeches and presentations.

Google It

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 3 p.m.

Recognize ways you can use Google & Wikipedia to jump start the research process.

Oral Citations

Thursday, Feb. 21, noon or 2 p.m.

This workshop focuses on proper oral citations and best practices for avoiding plagiarism in speeches.

CRAAP

Monday, Feb. 25, 1 p.m.

Apply five criteria to help you select the best sources for your speech presentation research.

Effective Visual Aids

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. 

Learn strategies for creating effective, impactful visual aids.

Effective PowerPoint Slides

Monday, Mar. 4, 11 a.m. or 1 p.m.

This workshop focuses on tips for creating presentation slides including the best background, words, and images to use.

Google It

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2 p.m.

Recognize ways you can use Google & Wikipedia to jump start the research process.

Effective Persuasion in Writing

Thursday, Mar. 28, noon

Learn to effectively persuade an audience by constructing logical arguments in your writing.

CRAAP

Tuesday, Apr. 2, noon

Apply five criteria to help you select the best sources for your speech presentation research.

Persuasive Speech Research

Tuesday, Apr. 9, noon 

Plan your arguments with organizational methods and find evidence to support your claims.

Persuasive Speech Research

Wednesday, Apr. 17, noon

Plan your arguments with organizational methods and find evidence to support your claims.

 

Contact Information


Learning Commons
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2102, (630) 942-3941

Learning Commons West
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1016B, (630) 942-3960

Mathematics Assistance
(630) 942-3339

Writing, Reading, and Speech Assistance
(630) 942-3355

Tutoring Services
(630) 942-3686

Text us for more information
(630) 942-3940

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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