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Question & Answer Workshops

Free academic support offered year round:

 

INRW Learning Center

Come to the INRW Learning Center and allow our excellent tutors to assist you. Bring your concerns to our review sessions.

Mon., June 29: “Interpreting & Analyzing Nonfiction and Informational Texts”

·         Finding main ideas and supporting details 

·         Identifying topic and purpose 

·         Evaluating Ideas 

Mon., July 6, 12:30 – 1:30: “Simple, Compound, & Complex Sentences”

·         Learn how to avoid comma splices and run-ons by using subordinating conjunctions, coordinating conjunctions, periods and semi-colons

Mon., July 13, 12:30 – 1:30: “Connecting Ideas into Effective Paragraphs”

·         Combining ideas into a paragraph (136-140) 

·         Topic sentences (138) 

·         Logical order, relevant ideas (140-141) 

·         Transition words and phrases (142-143) 

Mon., July 20, 12:30 – 1:30: “Comma Usage”

·         9 major comma rules 

·         How to avoid comma splices 

Mon., July 27, 12:30 – 1:30: “Unpacking Prompts & Drafting Responses”

·         Differentiating between two passages 

·         Determining what a prompt is asking you 

·         Identifying writers’ arguments and assumptions 

·         Developing your own thesis 

Monday, August 3, 12:30 – 1:30: “Extended Response Simulation”

·         Simulate the 45 minute extended response portion of the Reasoning through Language Arts Test in our computer lab!  

·         Get feedback on your response 

·         Review key things to remember for your response 

·         Discuss suggested time for reading, drafting, and revising the extended response 

Monday, August 10, 12:30 – 1:30: “Fragments, Comma Splices, & Run-On Sentences”

·         Learn (and practice) how to avoid these common errors 

Monday, August 17, 12:30 – 1:30: “Parallelism”

·         Learn to put ideas in parallel form

·         Learn to have matching verb tenses

·         Learn and practice using subject-verb agreement

Monday, August 24, 12:30 – 1:30: “Unpacking Prompts & Drafting Responses”

·         Differentiating between two passages 

·         Determining what a prompt is asking you 

·         Identifying writers’ arguments and assumptions 

·         Developing your own thesis 

Monday, August 31, 12:30 – 1:30: “Extended Response Simulation”

·         Simulate the 45 minute extended response portion of the Reasoning through Language Arts Test in our computer lab!  

·         Get feedback on your response 

·         Review key things to remember for your response 

·         Discuss suggested time for reading, drafting, and revising the extended response 

*Note: All sessions meet in the INRW Learning Center, Nueces 114, except the Mon., June 29 session, which will meet in Nueces 104.

Math Learning Center

Come let the excellent tutors of the Math Learning Center assist you with the following topics.

Monday, July 6, 2015:

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm     Math 1314          Gutierrez 106B

Tuesday, July 7, 2015:

9:00 am to 10:00 am   Math 0320          Gutierrez 106B

9:00 am to 10:00 am   Math 1314          Gutierrez 106C

10:15 am to 11:15 am Math 0310          Gutierrez 106B

10:15 am to 11:15 am Math 1325          Gutierrez 106C

1:00pm to 2:00pm       Math 1414           Gutierrez 106B

1:00pm to 2:00pm       Math 1442          Gutierrez 106C

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm     Math 0320          Gutierrez 106B

Wednesday, July 8, 2015: 

9:00am to 10:00am     Math 0305           Gutierrez 106B

 

The Math Learning Center located in Gutierrez 106 is open Monday – Thursday from 8:00am to 6:00pm to answer your math questions.  Come by and ask your questions.

Writing Assistance Center

 

Come let the excellent tutors of the Writing Assistance Center guide you through some of the tougher areas of writing! Bring a question, and we’ll work through the answer. Our workshops are also offered online at the following link Online Workshops.

NOTE: To view our online workshops, students should use Internet Explorer 7.0 or later and must have Microsoft SilverLight 5.0 or later downloaded onto their computers. Viewers will be prompted to install Microsoft Silverlight when attempting to view a presentation if  Silverlight is not already installed on a student's computer. You may also download SilverLight through this link Microsoflt Silverlight.

   

Core Writing Concepts  

Tues., Jun. 9—The Writing Process     12:30 pm-1:20 pm     San Jacinto Hall 107 

Thurs., Jun. 11—Grammatical Sentences     12:30 pm-1:20 pm     San Jacinto Hall 107 

Tues., Jun. 16—Critical Thinking     12:30 pm-1:20 pm     San Jacinto Hall 107 

1301 Specific Workshops  

Thurs., Jun.. 18—Summary     12:30 pm-1:20 pm     San Jacinto Hall 107 

Tues., Jun. 23—MLA Citations     12:30 pm-1:20 pm      San Jacinto Hall 107 

Thurs., Jun 25—Synthesis     12:30 pm-1:20 pm     San Jacinto Hall 107 

Tues., Jun. 30—Argumentation     12:30 pm-1:20 pm      San Jacinto Hall 107 

Final Exam Reviews  

Tues., Jul. 7—ENGL 1301 Exam Review     12:30 pm-1:20 pm San Jacinto Hall 107 

 

Science Learning Center

Come let our excellent tutors assist you with your studies! Bring your concerns to our question and answer sessions!

Joins us for our Rolling Exam Reviews in Frio Hall 111.

The reviews are offered for the following subjects essentially all day on Tues., July 7, and Wed., July 8, between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.

  • Chemistry 1405
  • Chemistry 1311
  • Bioglogy 2401

 

Contact Information

Coordinator:
Thomas Murguia
tmurguia@alamo.edu


Location:
Gutierrez Learning Labs 105


Phone:
210-486-3350
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