Workshops

Our Fall 2021 workshops will be offered three times weekly: Wednesdays at 2:00 pm, Thursdays at 5:30 pm, and Fridays at 12:00 pm.

All workshops are virtual and open to all NOVA students.

You will need to join our SEAS Canvas course to access our workshops and to view recordings of past workshops. Click here to join.

SEAS Workshop Schedule
Fall 2021

CLICK HERE for a description of all of our workshops.

And if these days and times don’t fit into your schedule either, we hope you will take advantage of academic coaching. Our coaches will meet with you one-on-one to provide information and assistance tailor made for your needs!

If you require an ADA accommodation to participate in a session, please contact Gwen McCrea at gmccrea@nvcc.edu at least one week prior to the session.

Coffee Hour Workshop Series
Wednesdays at 2:00 pm
Zoom via Canvas

August 25             Strategies for Successful Online Learning
September 1         Jump-Start Your Semester
September 8         Study Hacks
September 15       How a Growth Mindset Can Help You Achieve Your Goals
September 22       Be a Better Writer
September 29       Improving Concentration and Memory
October 6              How to Use Popular Sources in Academic Writing
October 13            Learn to Write Effective Thesis Statements
October 20            Unlocking the Secrets of the Research Paper
October 27            Set Yourself Up for Success by Building a Great Class                                                  Schedule
November 3          Write That Down! Super-Effective Notes
November 10        Amazing Resumes and Cover Letters
November 17        Time Management for Busy Students
December 1          Chill Out! Dealing with Academic Stress

Evening Workshop Series
Thursdays at 5:30 pm
Zoom via Canvas

August 26             Write That Down! Super-Effective Notes
September 2         Time Management for Busy Students
September 9         Top Test-Taking Tips
September 16       Building Your Academic Self-Confidence
September 23       How to Write an Argument Essay
September 30      Getting More Out of Lectures
October 7             Strategies for Successful Online Learning
October 14           Grammar and Proofreading for College Writing
October 21           Bouncing Back from Trouble – Resilience and Grit
October 28           “Backwards Reading” for Better Comprehension
November 4         Impress Your Audience: Presentation Skills for Students
November 11       Get the Job! Interview Skills for Job Seekers
November 18       Organizing for Finals
December 2         Study Hacks

Lunchtime Workshop Series
Fridays at 12:00 pm
Zoom via Canvas

August 27            “Backwards Reading” for Better Comprehension
September 3        Organize ALL the Things!
September 10      Improving Concentration and Memory
September 17      Compelling College Application and Transfer Essays
September 24      Citations 101
October 1             Chill Out! Dealing with Academic Stress
October 8             Be a Better Writer
October 15          All About Literary Analysis Essays
October 22          Do It Now! No More Procrastinating
October 29         The ABCs of Reading Academic Articles and Other Scholarly                                       Sources
November 5        Critical Thinking: What It Is and How to Do It
November 12      Professional Writing: Communication Rules for Students and                                     Early Professionals
November 19      Study Hacks
December 3        Top Test-Taking Tips