ACE Tutoring Center Workshops

The ACE Tutoring Center will offer the following workshops for the fall 2014 semester. All workshops will be held in the ACE Tutoring Center, Room 2201 in the Daniel J. Conoyer Social Sciences Building (SSB).

 

Significant Digits, Rounding and Conversions Workshop

6 p.m. Aug. 25, 2014
SSB 2201

Review the significant digit concept as followed in the scientific field, rounding rules for addition/subtraction and multiplication/division, and conversions using the dimensional analysis method.  Handout provided.

Hosted by Danielle Mueller, learning specialist for science.

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

ESL 107 Workshop

1 p.m. Sept. 9, 2014
HUM 208

This workshop will prepare students for their ESL 107 quiz.

Hosted by Meredith Struebing, learning specialist for ESL. 

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

Solving the Mystery of the Thesis Statement Workshop

1 p.m. Sept. 11, 2014
SSB 2201

What exactly is a thesis statement and how do I write a good one? This workshop will guide students in solving the mystery of what the purpose of a thesis statement is and what makes it “good.”

The workshop will help students generate and craft their thesis statements by offering exercises in imitation, close reading of assignments and of key passages, consider the relationship between parts and whole, free-writing, peer discussion and class participation in creating some examples of effective thesis statements as a group. The workshop will be one hour, with a possible follow up workshop later in the semester if requested. This workshop is intended for ENG 096/101 students.

Hosted by Tracy Conerton, learning specialist for English.

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

Solving the Mystery of the Thesis Statement Workshop

Noon Sept. 12, 2014
SSB 2201

What exactly is a thesis statement and how do I write a good one? This workshop will guide students in solving the mystery of what the purpose of a thesis statement is and what makes it “good.”

The workshop will help students generate and craft their thesis statements by offering exercises in imitation, close reading of assignments and of key passages, consider the relationship between parts and whole, free-writing, peer discussion and class participation in creating some examples of effective thesis statements as a group. The workshop will be one hour, with a possible follow up workshop later in the semester if requested. This workshop is intended for Eng 096/101 students.

Hosted by Tracy Conerton, learning specialist for English.

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

ESL 107 Workshop

1 p.m. Sept. 16, 2014
HUM 208

This workshop will cover dependent clauses and adding information to sentences.

Hosted by Meredith Struebing, learning specialist for ESL. 

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

ESL 107 Workshop

1 p.m. Sept. 23, 2014
HUM 208

This workshop will cover the use of passive voice.

Hosted by Meredith Struebing, learning specialist for ESL. 

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

Language of Chemistry: Chemical Naming Workshop

6 p.m. Sept. 29, 2014
SSB 2201

Review naming and writing chemical formulas. Includes binary ionic, ternary ionic, molecular, binary acids, and ternary oxiacids naming. Handout provided. This workshop is intended for all CHM 101 students.

Hosted by Danielle Mueller, learning specialist for science.

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

ESL 107 Workshop

1 p.m. Sept. 30, 2014
HUM 208

Review for the ESL 107 midterm.

Hosted by Meredith Struebing, learning specialist for ESL. 

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

Grammar Matters Workshop

Noon Oct. 6, 2014
SSB 2201

This workshop will address the most frequent difficulties students have with English grammar and writing mechanics. Each session will focus on:

  • Noun-pronoun agreement
  • Fused sentences (run-ons)
  • Sentence fragments
  • Comma splices
  • Sentence combination
  • Proper use of the apostrophe

This workshop is intended for ENG 101/102 students.

Hosted by Dr. Richard Johnson, learning specialist for English.

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

Writing and Balancing Chemical Equations Workshop

6 p.m. Oct. 6, 2014
SSB 2201

Review the different types of chemical reactions and how to write and balance an equation. Includes synthesis, decomposition, single replacement, double replacement, combustion and neutralization. Handouts provided. This workshop is for all CHM 101 students. 

Hosted by Danielle Mueller, learning specialist for science.

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

ESL 107 Workshop

1 p.m. Oct. 7, 2014
HUM 208

Topics covered will be count/non-count nouns and articles. 

Hosted by Meredith Struebing, learning specialist for ESL.  

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

Grammar Matters Workshop

Noon Oct. 8, 2014
SSB 2201

This workshop will address the most frequent difficulties students have with English grammar and writing mechanics. Each session will focus on:

  • Noun-pronoun agreement
  • Fused sentences (run-ons)
  • Sentence fragments
  • Comma splices
  • Sentence combination
  • Proper use of the apostrophe

This workshop is intended for ENG 101/102 students.

Hosted by Dr. Richard Johnson, learning specialist for English.

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

ESL 107 Workshop

1 p.m. Oct. 14, 2014
HUM 208

Topics covered will include comparisons.

Hosted by Meredith Struebing, learning specialist for ESL. 

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

MLA Formatting Basics Workshop

12:30 p.m. Oct. 21, 2014
SSB 2201

Learn the basic requirements of MLA (Modern Language Association) formatting to avoid plagiarism in writing research papers. Guidelines about in-text citations and the Works Cited page will be covered. This workshop is appropriate for any course requiring MLA. 

Hosted by Tom LaFata, learning specialist for English.

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

ESL 107 Workshop

1 p.m. Oct. 21, 2014
HUM 208

Descriptive writing will be the focus of this workshop. 

Hosted by Meredith Struebing, learning specialist for ESL. 

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

MLA Formatting Basics Workshop

Noon Oct. 22, 2014
SSB 2201

Learn the basic requirements of MLA (Modern Language Association) formatting to avoid plagiarism in writing research papers. Guidelines about in-text citations and the Works Cited page will be covered. This workshop is appropriate for any course requiring MLA. 

Hosted by Tom LaFata, learning specialist for English.

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

Stoichiometry Review Workshop

6 p.m. Oct. 27, 2014
SSB 2201

Review the stoichiometry concept. Includes mole to mole, mass to mass, mass to volume, volume to volume, and limiting reactant type problems. Handouts provided. This workshop is open to all CHM 101 students.

Hosted by Danielle Mueller, learning specialist for science.

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

ESL 107 Workshop

1 p.m. Oct. 28, 2014
HUM 208

Modals will be the focus of this week's workshop.

Hosted by Meredith Struebing, learning specialist for ESL. 

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

ESL 107 Workshop

1 p.m. Oct. 30, 2014
HUM 208

Proofreading focused workshop.

Hosted by Meredith Struebing, learning specialist for ESL. 

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444

Analysis of Films and Short Stories Workshop

Noon Nov. 4, 2014
SSB 2201

This workshop will address essays about analysis of films and short stories, etc. These kinds of essays are frequently being required of Comp. 101 and 102 students. Many students feel uncomfortable about handling these topics, and this workshop will offer students ideas about how to write these essays. This workshop is intended for ENG 101/102 students.

Hosted by Doug Brown, learning specialist for English.

Contact Information:

ACE Tutoring Center
636-922-8444
 

Registration Info

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636-922-8444

Office Location
Social Sciences Building, Room 2201
Second Floor