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FEBRUARY 11

Tuesday
      • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
      • How to Study
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • Improve your test performance with effective study techniques. The workshop will focus on strategies for learning throughout the semester, increasing your productivity and minimizing the need to cram before an exam. The workshop will also cover ways to prepare for different exam formats. Part of the Research Commons initiative.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Academic Support Center

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AFTER FEBRUARY 11

      • Wed 02/12/14
        1:10 pm – 2:25 pm
      • Writing Research Papers: An Introduction for International Students
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Learn about the expectations for the U.S. academic paper, including choosing a topic, identifying the appropriate format and level of formality, organizing your paragraphs and your paper, finding and citing sources. Part of the Research Commons initiative.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Academic Support Center

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      • Tue 02/18/14
        5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Writing Research Papers: A Workshop for Graduate Students
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • This workshop examines this graduate-level writing task from formulating a research question, to developing a research plan, to producing a well-argued and documented thesis. Special emphasis will be given to writing a literature review. Part of the Research Commons initiative.

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        Host: Academic Support Center

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      • Wed 02/19/14
        noon – 2:00 pm
      • Getting to Know AU's Writing Resources
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Come learn about the writing resources American University offers! Hear from professors, librarians, and representatives from the Writing Center, Writing Lab, and Career Center about where to go for help with cover letters, research, grammar problems, writing a thesis statement, and more. This event is free and open to all students. RSVPs are encouraged, but not required.

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        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 02/19/14
        4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Library Research for a Literature Review
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • This class will help you learn to access and use subject-specific databases that index the scholarly literature necessary for completing a literature review assignment. In addition, the basic aspects of what a literature review looks like will be covered. Bring your research topics and literature review questions with you so that the class can be as useful as possible.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 02/25/14
        5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Overcoming Procrastination
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Stop delaying what you need to do. The Overcoming Procrastination workshop helps participants examine reasons they procrastinate and develop strategies to resist procrastination and feel more productive. Part of the Research Commons initiative.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Academic Support Center

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