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Fall 2021 Programming

We are happy to announce that this Fall we will resume offering various worshops to continue supporting students in their virtual learning. Workshops will be offered by our peer educators and will cover a variety of topics. All workshops will be offered virtually via Zoom, please check the schedule for more details. 

Events and Workshops: Fall 2021

Let us know you're coming! Register for a Workshop! All workshops will be hosted on Zoom. On the day of the workshop, join using the link provided and you will be directed to the session. If you register at least 24 hours in advance, an email reminder will be sent to you with the link. For questions, contact us on teams using our ASC Virtual Front Desk

  • ASC Info Sessions
    • Wed,  Sept. 1, 1:00-1:30pm
    • Thur, Sept. 2, 12:00-12:30pm
    • Fri, Sept. 3, 10:00-10:30am
    • Tues, Sept 7, 12:00-12:30 pm
    • Wed, Sept 8, 10:30-11:00 am

    Interested in learning more about our virtual services this Fall? Not sure how to visit us virtually on Microsoft Teams? Join in on one of our info sessions to learn more! You will have the opportunity to meet some of our wonderful ASC staff. We are excited to meet many of you!

    Microsoft Teams Click here to join

  • How to be Successful in an Online Course

    Recording Available! Please email asc@csusm.edu

    Am I ready to take an online course? Come learn what it really means to take online classes with Dr. Melendrez! Learn from a faculty member the expectations and your role as a student.

    Understand the myths of online classes.
    Explore online tools and resources CSUSM provides.
    Learn the pros and cons of online classes.
    Know what it takes to succeed!

    For recording, please email the ASC, asc@csusm.edu

  • Advanced Database Research Tips (LTS Workshop)

    Wed, Sept. 29, 12:00-12:50pm

    Join LTS and Talitha Matlin (STEM Librarian) to learn more about using the library's databases. Have your research project prompts handy and follow along with us. This webinar is for upperclassmen or those who have already completed GEW 101 B and GEL 101 or equivalent coursework.

    Registration Link

  • Navigating CSUSM Research Database for Finding Psychology Articles

    Wed, Sept. 29, 1:00-2:00pm

    Are you a first year or transfer student and need access to scholarly articles? Join to learn more!

    Learn how to access CSUSM's Research Database
    Narrowing research and identifying key words
    Come prepared and bring your research topics

    Zoom Link

  • Organize Your Study Space

    Thurs, Sept. 30, 12:00-1:00pm

    Create an effective work space for studying.

    Zoom Link

  • Learning Styles: Maximize Your Study Time (LTS Workshop)

    Mon, Oct. 4, 12:00-1:00pm

    Discover how to use your learning preferences when studying this semester.
     
    Zoom
  • Textbook Reading Strategies & Study Tips (collab with Writing Center)

    Tues, Oct. 5, 12:00-1:00pm

    Are you juggling too many reading assignments? Need some helpful reading strategies?Join in and meet some of your peer tutors who are eager to support you academically! 

    Zoom Link

  • Intro to SPSS

    Wed, Oct. 6, 1:00-2:00pm

    Need help navigating  SPSS? Join Jennifer, our Psychology Tutor for step by step instructions, tips and more.

    Zoom Link

  • Metacognition for Studying (LTS Workshop)

    Thur, Oct. 7, 12:00-1:00pm

    How to use your resources and analyze your own understanding to prioritize tasks and study efficiently.
     
    Zoom
  • Analyzing and Annotating Articles (Collab with Writing Center)

    Thur, Oct. 7, 1:00-2:00pm

    Join us in an interactive workshop and learn how to effectively read and annotate articles.

    Zoom Link

  • Master the Perfect Studyguide

    Tues, Oct. 12, 1:00-2:00pm

    Join Mirium, our History Tutor to learn all about study guides! Students will go over the important things involved in creating a study guide as well as filling one out. Examples will be History focused but all majors are welcome as studyguide tips and tools will apply to all disciplines.

    Zoom Link

  • SPSS Review

    Thur, Oct. 14, 1:00-2:00pm

    Need help with SPSS? Join Jennifer, our Psychology Tutor, for step by step instructions, tips and more.

    Zoom Link

  • Managing Group Projects (LTS Workshop)

    Wed, Oct. 20, 12:00-1:00pm

    How to understand group dynamics, manage tasks, and create a schedule for group projects.
     
    Zoom
  • Study Jam Sessions: Midterms Week

    October 18 - October 22

    Are you ready for midterms? Join our tutors for a mid semester cram session. Please see our tutor schedule prior to joining.

    • Altaf: Finance 302, 304
    • Jennifer and Devanshi: Psychology 100, 110, 210, 360
    • Mirium: History 101, 102, 130, 131
    • Yolanda: Spanish 101, 102, 201, 201C, 202, 250, 301A, 303, 350A, 350
    • Natasha: Economics 201, 202
  • Span 101 Review Sessions

    Tues, Oct. 26, 12:00-1:00pm

    Tues, Nov. 9, 12:00-1:00pm

    Join us for a snychronous Span 100 review session. Major concepts will be reviewed.

    Zoom Link

  • Psyc 100 Review Session

    Thur, Dec. 2, 1:00-2:00pm

    Ready for Finals? Join us for a Psyc 100 review session. Major concepts will be reviewed such as sensation, perception, memory and development.

    Zoom Link

  • Writing a Historical Essay: Tips and Guidelines (Collab with Writing Center)

    Thur, Dec. 2, 4:00-5:00pm

    Come learn how to tackle major themes and break down material to help you better organize and prepare your historical essay! Intended for students who are working on any final history papers.

    Zoom Link

  • Finish Strong for Finals: Cram Sessions with our ASC Tutors

    December 6 - December 10

    The ASC will provide virtual spaces for students to join their peers and study in groups. The following study spaces will be led by each tutor corresponding to the subject they support. Visit our tutors during their regular working hours. Please see our tutor schedule prior to joining.

    • Altaf: Finance 302, 304
    • Jennifer and Devanshi: Psychology 100, 110, 210, 360
    • Mirium: History 101, 102, 130, 131
    • Yolanda: Spanish 101, 102, 201, 201C, 202, 250, 301A, 303, 350A, 350
    • Natasha: Economics 201, 202

 

Academic Success Center (ASC)760-750-3275asc@csusm.eduVirtual Center Hours: Monday- Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm Friday 9:00am - 2:00pm