ILC Workshops 2020
2020 Writing and Study Skills Workshops
On-demand and a variety of scheduled workshops are offered daily throughout the ILC Centers and locations! Call the center of your choice for sign up information, times, and availability.
We would like to invite you to attend a workshop, offered by the Individualized Learning Centers (ILC)
- Scheduled workshops available often!
- You may schedule a workshop in-person.
- You may call the Writing Center of your choice (numbers below).
- A Wake Tech Student ID is required when using ILC Resources at all campuses.
Contact the ILC of your choice for workshop availability and additional sign up information.
To sign-up for workshops:
Preview of Available Workshops
We invite you to inquire about these and any other topics you'd like to see as a workshop!
About Learning Styles Workshops
The ILC offers a series of two workshops to help identify your personality type and discover how this impacts your learning style. Contact any campus location to schedule an appointment. Students learn how they:
- Gain energy and process information
- Take in information
- Make decisions
- View time
Prepare for your Learning Styles Workshop:
- Request a Self Assessment Type Analysis form.
- Print and complete the Self-Assessment Type Analysis form and bring it to your first workshop.
On-demand workshops are available daily! Call the center of your choice for times and on-demand availability.
Academic Integrity Join us here at the ILC for the workshop Introduction to Academic Integrity, which will cover important school policies, rules, and guidelines that Wake Tech students need to follow to ensure that academic dishonesty issues don't arise.
Avoiding Plagiarism Students will gain knowledge about how to prevent plagiarism when writing and how to paraphrase by giving credit to previous researchers. They will learn how to make their own significant contribution by building upon what they hear and read using their own words and own voice.
Choice Management: This ILC workshop teaches students how to adopt a system of making better choices in order to rethink their daily schedules and commitments.
Dealing with Stress Feeling overwhelmed with school, work, and home life? Learn tips for dealing with stress in this one-hour workshop. Students will learn the basics of practicing mindfulness as a method of disciplining thoughts for increased alertness and attention to essentials rather than distractions.
Grammar Hour This workshop looks at four basic comma rules: commas with introductory clauses, commas with coordinating conjunctions, commas in a series, and commas with coordinate adjectives.
The Library Databases: This workshop will help you get started on your research and/or help you find appropriate material for your researched essays, based on your instructor's guidelines. Join us as we practice searching the library databases and research guides. We will also introduce you to a handy ILC video for your future reference.
Memory and Learning: This workshop teaches students effective memory strategies. The Memory Workshop's strategy skills are transferable to all academic courses and life tasks.
MLA - APA Learn how to use the APA Handbook and LB Brief to correctly cite sources, using the APA/MLA format. Also, students will understand the proper methods of incorporating sources: building paragraphs, which integrate the student's own analysis and conclusions with evidence, quoting, paraphrasing, summarizing, and giving attribution.
Revision Workshop This workshop introduces you to the steps you can follow as you prepare your final draft for submission for a grade. Bring your essay with you so that you can follow along in the process.
Research Paper Students will understand the proper methods of incorporating sources: building paragraphs, which integrate the students own analysis and conclusions with evidence, quoting, paraphrasing, summarizing, and giving attribution.
Scholarship/Application Essay: Students will learn the importance of specific details and developing a unique voice when writing college and/or scholarship essays. The workshop will also include discussion of good sentence and paragraph structure.
Test-Taking and Preparation: This workshop will teach students about the best strategies and suggestions for preparing for upcoming tests and being as successful as possible on exam day!