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03/20/2023

Have a great week McKinney Campus! Check out this week's informative workshops. All workshops take place in room B212:

College Reading: Strategies to Make the Most of Your Reading Assignments Wednesday, March 22 1:00-2:00pm

Factoring Thursday, March 23 12:00-1:00pm

Three Steps to Effective Research Integration Thursday, March 23 2:00-3:00pm

We hope to see you there!

03/13/2023

We hope you had a great Spring Break!

Check out this week's workshop:

The Basics of Essay Writing Demystified
Presenter: Nagia Moharram
Thursday, March 16, 1:00-2:30pm
Room B212
Finding yourself in a staring contest with a blank page and wondering what's the magic formula to write a stellar essay that perfectly addresses your professor's prompt? This presentation will clarify some of the basics of essay writing so you can feel confident in the process of crafting your essay with a methodical approach that will help you stay focused on the process and reach your goal of clear, concise writing--no magic or secret formula required. Write away, own that page, and know that you can do this!

02/20/2023

Have a great week McKinney Campus! Here is the schedule of APCAA workshops for this week:

Log in to TracCloud and choose McKinney Workshops to sign up for a virtual workshop.

*** Rescheduled: Monday, February 20: Applying for Scholarships with Professor John Williams 1-2pm, virtual

Monday, February 20: APA Takeaways with Writing Consultant Johnny Nguyen 2-3pm Room B212

Tuesday, February 21: Securing a Job Interview with Professor Rusty Shelton 4-5pm Room B212

Wednesday, February 22: How to Get a Job with Career Center Manager Richard Blazevich 12-1pm Room B212

Thursday, February 23: Matrix RowOps with Math Lab Consultant David Stiegelmeyer 1-2pm Room B212

Friday, February 24: Tips for Solving Word Problems in Math Class with Professors Leah Beck and Tawnya Hillin-Smith 1-2pm Room B212

Saturday, February 25: MLA Citation with Writing Consultant Michelle Morse 10-11am virtual

We hope to see you there!

02/12/2023

Welcome to a new week McKinney Campus!
We have a variety of informative workshops coming your way from the McKinney APCAA. All face-to-face workshops take place in room B212. Sign up for virtual workshops through the Trac.Cloud tile in OneLogin:

Monday, 2/13: Face-to-Face 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Research Tips: Finding Good Sources w/ Professor Hoff

Wednesday, 2/15: Face-to-Face 1:00-2:00 p.m.
TI-84 Basics: Learn How to Play with Your New Toy w/ Math Lab Instructor Ryu Musashi

Thursday, 2/16: Face-to-Face 1:00-2:30 p.m
The Basics of Essay Writing Demystified w/ Writing Center Consultant Nagia Moharram

Friday, 2/17: Virtual 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Applying for Scholarships w/ Professor John Williams

01/30/2023

Welcome back for the Spring Semester McKinney Campus! We hope the first weeks of classes have gone well. The McKinney APCAA is here to help you with Writing, Math, and other course work.

Writing Center Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 9am-8pm
Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday: 12pm-5pm

Go to OneLogin and click on the TracCloud tile to make an appointment.

Math Lab Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 9am-7pm
Friday: 9am-4pm
Saturday: 12pm-5pm
(No appointment needed for Math Lab)

Stay tuned for information about upcoming workshops!

Collin College - McKinney Campus 06/13/2022

The McKinney Campus AP-CAA has a wonderful lineup of virtual workshops for you this week! Go to https://collincpc.mywconline.com/ to sign up:

Tuesday, June 14 2:00-3:00pm
Applying for a Job and Landing an Interview
Presenter: Rusty Shelton
This 2-part workshop focuses on template approaches to applying for a job via a compelling cover email and a professional resume. The objective of each document is to land an interview. Please bring a hard copy of your current resume.

Wednesday, June 15 2:00-3:00pm
Writing with Grammarly
Presenter: Tawnya Hillin-Smith
For any type of writing, Grammarly is a flexible tool for improvement. All Collin students have a free Grammarly account. This workshop offers strategies for using Grammarly in all phases of writing so that the writing and writer can improve.

Thursday, June 16 1:00-2:00pm
APA Takeaways
Presenter: Johnny Nguyen
Wanting tips on APA formatting? Bring your questions to this forum about APA style, and learn ways to improve writing reports and analyses!

Thursday, June 16th 1:00-2:00pm
Interviewing 101
Presenter: Associate Dean Brandy Fair
So you’ve submitted your resume and have been called in for an interview – now what? In this workshop, we will discuss different types of interviews (online, committee, etc.) and how to handle the tough questions to help land the job you want.

Collin College - McKinney Campus TO GET STARTED, REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT BY CLICKING THE LINK AT THE LEFT UNDER THE CENTER'S NAME, NEXT TO THE WORDS "FIRST VISIT?"

Collin College - McKinney Campus 06/06/2022

Happy Summer Session!
Virtual Workshops kick off this Thursday, June 9 and continue all summer. To register for workshops: https://collincpc.mywconline.com/

Please join us for this week's offerings:

To Differentiate or Integrate, That Is the Question
Presenter: Shanna Irwin-Coury
Derivatives, anti-derivatives, when do I use which and why? A basic understanding of both from a conceptual perspective. Appropriate for students in MATH 1325, 2413, 2414.
Location: Zoom
Time: 2-3pm

The Basics of Essay Writing Demystified
Presenter: Nagia Moharram
Finding yourself in a staring contest with a blank page and wondering what's the magic formula to write a stellar essay that perfectly addresses your professor's prompt? This presentation will clarify some of the basics of essay writing so you can feel confident in the process of crafting your essay with a methodical approach that will help you stay focused on the process and reach your goal of clear, concise writing---no magic or secret formula required. Write away, own that page, and know that you can do this!

Location: Zoom
Time: 1:00-2:30pm

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Collin College - McKinney Campus 06/06/2022

Hello McKinney Campus! Welcome to Summer 2022.

The McKinney Math Lab and Writing Center are open all summer to help you with your assignments!

To register and schedule appointments for writing, math, or virtual workshops, visit https://collincpc.mywconline.com/

We hope to see you soon!

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Collin College - McKinney Campus 03/27/2022

Everyone is invited to this week's workshops hosted by the McKinney Campus AP-CAA. To register for recorded workshops, please use this link: https://collincpc.mywconline.com:

Chicago: My Kind of Style
Presenter: Professor Melody Miyamoto Walters
Monday, March 28
Recorded 3:00-4:00pm
Learn the basics of the Chicago Manual of Style, which includes footnotes and endnotes. This style is often required in history classes.

APA Takeaways
Presenter: Johnny Nguyen
Tuesday, March 29
Face-to-Face 3:00-4:00pm Room B108
Wanting tips on APA formatting? Bring your questions to this forum about APA style, and learn ways to improve writing reports and analyses.

When Should I Use Citations?
Presenter: Professor Clayton Cummings
Wednesday, March 30
Face-to-Face 3:00-4:00pm Room B108
Are the rules of citation confusing to you? Many college students struggle with citations. These issues include when it is necessary to cite, in-text citations, and citation style. This workshop will answer these questions.

How to Write A History Paper
Presenter: Professor John Williams
Friday, April 1
Face-to-Face 3:00-4:00pm Room B108
Learn how to perform research and analyses for history courses.

We hope to see you there!
-The McKinney Campus Center for Academic Assistance

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Collin College - McKinney Campus 03/19/2022

Everyone is invited to this week's workshops hosted by the McKinney Campus AP-CAA. To register for virtual workshops, please use this link: https://collincpc.mywconline.com:

Math Study Skills
Presenters: Lisa Juliano and Yajaira Diaz
Tuesday, March 22
Virtual 3:00-4:00pm
Learn about study strategies time management, and test-taking tips in relation to your math class.

The Annotated Bibliography: Making Research Writing More Accurate and Efficient
Presenter: Toni McMillen
Wednesday, March 23
Room B317 2:00-3:00pm
Using MLA Style Annotated Bibliographies helps students to organize research, effectively cite
materials appropriately, and encourages the evaluation of research in preparation for a short or
research essay. This activity also fosters help with understanding the difference between summary
information and analysis content for effective essays. MLA is the main style focus; however, APA
will also be addressed briefly.

Three Steps for Effective Research Integration
Presenter: Keith Elphick
Thursday, March 24 Room B207
1:00-2:00pm
One of the most challenging writing tasks is using research effectively, yet almost all instructors require
students to use research. This multidisciplinary workshop will provide students with an easy-to-follow
three-step process for effectively integrating research into an academic essay.

Plagiarism: How Do I Know?
Presenter: John Williams
Friday, March 25 Room B108
3:00-4:00pm
This workshop covers material related to academic plagiarism and how best to avoid it. We will discuss
proper citations, research tips, and self-evaluation techniques.

The Basics of Essay Writing Demystified
Presenter: Nagia Moharram
Sunday, March 27 Virtual
2:00-3:30pm
Finding yourself in a staring contest with a blank page and wondering what's the magic formula to write
a stellar essay that perfectly addresses your professor's prompt? This presentation will clarify some of
the basics of essay writing so you can feel confident in the process of crafting your essay with a
methodical approach that will help you stay focused on the process and reach your goal of clear,
concise writing---no magic or secret formula required. Write away, own that page, and know that you
can do this!

We hope to see you there!

Collin College - McKinney Campus TO GET STARTED, REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT BY CLICKING THE LINK AT THE LEFT UNDER THE CENTER'S NAME, NEXT TO THE WORDS "FIRST VISIT?"

Collin College - McKinney Campus 03/14/2022

We at the McKinney Campus AP-CAA hope you had a wonderful Spring Break! Welcome back and make sure to attend one or all of this week's workshops. To register for recorded workshops, please visit: https://collincpc.mywconline.com

The Argument Clinic
Presenter: Anna Rieve
Tuesday, March 15 4-5pm
Learn the basics of writing persuasive papers, including purpose, audience, and thesis. (Recorded
Presentation)

MLA Formatting
Presenter: Katherine Wallis
Thursday, March 17 2-3pm Room B206A
What does your professor mean when they say "use MLA format”? This workshop will review the basic
principles of MLA formatting including when, how, and why to provide proper citations in your essays.

APA Takeaways
Presenter: Johnny Nguyen
Saturday, March 19 2-3pm Room B108
Wanting tips on APA formatting? Bring your questions to this forum about APA style, and learn ways to
improve writing reports and analyses!

We hope to see you there!

The McKinney Campus AP-CAA Team

Collin College - McKinney Campus TO GET STARTED, REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT BY CLICKING THE LINK AT THE LEFT UNDER THE CENTER'S NAME, NEXT TO THE WORDS "FIRST VISIT?"

02/26/2022

From Math to Writing, we have a fantastic lineup of face-to-face workshops this week:

Interviewing 101
Presenter: Associate Dean Brandy Fair
Monday, February 28 1:00-2:00pm B115
So you’ve submitted your resume and have been called in for an interview – now what? In this
workshop, we will discuss different types of interviews (online, committee, etc.) and how to handle the
tough questions to help land the job you want.

Literary Analysis: ‘Tis a Puzzlement
Presenter: Anna Rieve
Tuesday, March 1 1:00-2:00pm B207
What is it? How do you do it? How do you write about it? If you can work a jigsaw puzzle, you can do
analysis. Learn how to fit the “pieces” together to make the whole.

Securing a Job Interview
Presenter: Rusty Shelton
Tuesday, March 1 3:00-4:00pm B206A
This workshop focuses on template approaches to job application emails and professional resumes that will improve your odds of securing a job interview. If you have a current resume, please bring it to this session.

Factoring
Presenter: Trevor Mara
Wednesday, March 2 1:00-2:00pm B115
A review of how to factor two, three, and four term polynomial expressions and equations. Different
methods will be used such as grouping, AC method, Quadratic Formula, etc. Recommended for
students in MATH 0310, 0314, 0324, 0332, 1314, 1316, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1376, 2412, 2413.

Derivative Rules
Presenter: Luis Garcia
Wednesday, March 2 2:00-3:00pm B110
A review of the derivative rules and how to use them properly in a variety of differentiation problems.
Recommended for students in MATH 2413, 2414, 2415, and 2320

Do or Do Not: What to Do and What to Avoid
Presenter: Bonnie Ford
Thursday, March 3 6:00-7:00pm B108
In this workshop, learn easy to remember tips and strategies to help you in your paper writing quest, no
matter the discipline, length, or format of the paper.

We hope to see you there!
-The McKinney AP-CAA Team

Collin College - McKinney Campus 02/21/2022

Check out this week's face-to-face, virtual, and recorded workshops hosted by the McKinney Center for Academic Assistance! Use this link to sign up for virtual and recorded presentations, https://collincpc.mywconline.com

Lab Reports
Presenter: Brittany Whitstone 3pm-4pm Monday Feb. 21
Learn the basics of writing lab reports including structure, content, and citing. Suggested for students in
the Health Sciences. (Recorded Presentation)

APA Takeaways
Presenter: Johnny Nguyen 2pm-3pm B206A Tuesday Feb.22
Wanting tips on APA formatting? Bring your questions to this forum about APA style, and learn ways to
improve writing reports and analyses!

Factoring
Presenter: Trevor Mara 1pm-2pm B115 Wednesday Feb. 23
A review on how to factor two, three, and four term polynomial expressions and equations. Different
methods will be used such as grouping, AC method, Quadratic Formula, etc. Recommended for
students in MATH 0310, 0314, 0324, 0332, 1314, 1316, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1376, 2412, 2413.

Math Study Skills 3pm-4pm Virtual Wednesday Feb. 23
Presenters: Lisa Juliano and Yajaira Diaz
Learn about study strategies, time management, and test-taking tips in relation to your math class.

Securing a Job Interview
Presenter: Rusty Shelton 3pm-4pm Thursday Feb. 24
This workshop focuses on template approaches to job application emails and professional resumes that
will improve your odds for securing a job interview. If you have a current resume, please bring it to this
session.

The Basics of Essay Writing Demystified
Presenter: Nagia Moharram 2pm-3:30pm Virtual Sunday Feb. 27
Finding yourself in a staring contest with a blank page and wondering what's the magic formula to write
a stellar essay that perfectly addresses your professor's prompt? This presentation will clarify some of
the basics of essay writing so you can feel confident in the process of crafting your essay with a
methodical approach that will help you stay focused on the process and reach your goal of clear,
concise writing---no magic or secret formula required. Write away, own that page, and know that you
can do this!

We hope to see you there!
-Your McKinney Campus Center for Academic Assistance Team

Collin College - McKinney Campus TO GET STARTED, REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT BY CLICKING THE LINK AT THE LEFT UNDER THE CENTER'S NAME, NEXT TO THE WORDS "FIRST VISIT?"

Collin College - McKinney Campus 02/12/2022

Check out this week's virtual and recorded workshops hosted by the McKinney Center for Academic Assistance! Use this link to sign up: https://collincpc.mywconline.com

Consequences of Plagiarism
Presenter: Maegan Beasley 2pm-3pm
Your professor suspects that you plagiarized on a paper and you don’t know what will happen next. In
this presentation, the Dean of Students Office will cover the consequences of plagiarism, including
possible academic penalties and its impact on transferring to another institution.

Chicago: My Kind of Style
Presenter: Professor Melody Miyamoto-Walters 2pm-3pm
Learn the basics of Chicago Manual of Style, which includes footnotes and endnotes. This style is often
required in history classes. (Recorded Presentation)

We hope to see you there!

-Your McKinney Campus Center for Academic Assistance Team

Collin College - McKinney Campus TO GET STARTED, REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT BY CLICKING THE LINK AT THE LEFT UNDER THE CENTER'S NAME, NEXT TO THE WORDS "FIRST VISIT?"

Collin College - McKinney Campus 02/07/2022

McKinney Campus workshops are back for the Spring Semester!

Check out this week's offerings below:

For virtual workshops only, sign up using the following link: https://collincpc.mywconline.com

Matrix RoWops

Monday, February 7 11:00am-12:00pm Room B207

Presenter: David Stigelmeyer

Row, row, row your Row-ops. If you learned your calculator's Row-ops program in class and still don't
have a full understanding of how to use it, then this is the workshop for you. We will review how to input
matrices and use the Row-ops program to perform row operations. It would be appropriate to stop by
the Math Lab (C220) and have the Rowops program installed on your calculator. Recommended for
students in MATH 1314 and 1324.

The Argument Clinic

Monday, February 7 2:00-3:00 pm

Presenter: Anna Rieve
Learn the basics of writing persuasive papers, including purpose, audience, and thesis. (Recorded
Presentation)

Forget Learning to Write! Try Writing to Learn

Wednesday, February 9 3:00-4:00pm Room B108

Presenter: Charlene Green

In this workshop, you will learn about how writing can be used to generate knowledge; I call this "writing
to learn" rather than "learning to write." In other words, you don't have to know anything about your
topic before you begin writing. Writing can be used to learn about any topic and generate knowledge for
yourself and others through free-writing, exploratory essays, and annotated bibliographies.

Introduction to Grammarly

Thursday, February 10 Virtual 1:00-2:00pm

Presenter: Professor Keith Elphick
This workshop will introduce students to Grammarly, the AI-powered writing assistant available
to all Collin College students at no cost.

Plagiarism: How Do I Know?

Friday, February 11 Virtual

Presenter: Professor John Williams
This workshop covers material related to academic plagiarism and how best to avoid it. We will discuss
proper citations, research tips, and self-evaluation techniques.

We hope to see you at these informative workshops!

The McKinney Campus Center for Academic Assistance Team

Collin College - McKinney Campus TO GET STARTED, REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT BY CLICKING THE LINK AT THE LEFT UNDER THE CENTER'S NAME, NEXT TO THE WORDS "FIRST VISIT?"

12/13/2021

The McKinney Campus Center for Academic Assistance will be open during the Winter session!

Math Lab:

Monday-Friday

10am-3pm

Writing Center:

Monday-Friday

12pm-4pm

In addition to coursework, the center can assist you with the following:

TSI Prep

Cover letters

Letters of Application

Scholarship Essays

***We look forwarding to assisting you!

11/29/2021

The McKinney Campus Center for Academic Assistance has two events coming up this week:

The Argument Clinic
Presenter: Anna Rieve
Tuesday, November 30 1-2pm Room E223
Learn the basics of writing persuasive papers, including purpose, audience, and thesis.

Math 1314 Final Exam Review
Presenter: John Emig
Friday, December 3 1-3 PM C106 (Pike Hall)

11/14/2021

The McKinney Campus Center for Academic Assistance has two wonderful workshops coming up this week! To register for recorded workshops, please visit https://collin.cpc.mywconline.com

Tuesday, November 16th (recorded presentation)
The Argument Clinic
Presenter: Anna Rieve
Learn the basics of writing persuasive papers, including purpose, audience, and thesis.

Thursday, November 18 (Face-to-Face)-Room B110
The Two Most Important Emails You Will Ever Write
Presenter: Rusty Shelton
In this two-part workshop. we will discuss template approaches to creating cover emails for job (also scholarship and internship) applications and professional resumes. Using feedback from recent surveys of resume screeners and hiring managers, we will focus on how applicants can begin distinguishing themselves with emailed documents and positioning themselves to land interviews.

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Collin College - McKinney Campus 11/07/2021

The semester is quickly winding down! Get that extra and lab credit at this week's workshops. To register for virtual workshops, use this link:https://collincpc.mywconline.com/

Consequences of Scholastic Dishonesty
Presenter: Associate Dean of Students Carie Dippel
Your professor suspects that you plagiarized on a paper and you don’t know what will happen next. In this presentation, the Dean of Students Office will cover the consequences of plagiarism, including possible academic penalties and its impact on transferring to another institution.
Tue., Nov. 9 2:00-3:00 p.m. Virtual

MLA Citation: The Basics and In-Text Citations
Presenter: Michelle Morse
Stuck on where to get started with MLA? This workshop offers a refresher on the basics of MLA citation and guidance on the sometimes tricky in-text citations.
Wed., Nov. 10 6:00-7:00 p.m. Virtual

Conquering APA
Presenter: Katie Wallis
Learn how to manage documentation and formatting in APA, required in Psychology and many other social and natural sciences.
Thur., Nov. 11 6:00-7:00 p.m. Room B110 Face- to-Face

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10/31/2021

The McKinney Center for Academic Assistance has two helpful workshops coming up this week! Check them out: To register for virtual workshops, go to https://collincpc.mywconline.com

The Annotated Bibliography: Making Research Writing More Accurate and Efficient
Tuesday, November 2nd, 1:00-2:00 pm in B110
Presenter: Professor Toni McMillen
Using MLA style annotated bibliographies helps students organize research, effectively cite materials appropriately, and encourages the evaluation of research in preparation for a short or research essay. This activity also fosters help with understanding the difference between summary information and analysis content for effective essays. MLA is the main style focus; however, APA will also be addressed briefly.

Preparing Presentations
Wednesday, November 3rd, 2:00-3:00pm (virtual)
Presenter: Associate Dean Brandy Fair
If you need to do a speech for class or a presentation at work, be sure to check out this workshop to learn some tips and tricks for organizing your presentation, what steps and information to include, and how to deal with speech anxiety.

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Collin College - McKinney Campus 10/24/2021

The McKinney Campus Center for Academic Assistance has a variety of interesting and informative workshops coming up next week, check them out:
To register for virtual workshops, go to: https://collincpc.mywconline.com/

Coping with Stress
Tuesday, October 26 1:00-2:00 p.m. (virtual)
Presenters: Amy Lenhart and Yajaira Diaz
Learn how to recognize the signs and identify coping strategies.

Literary Analysis: ‘Tis a Puzzlement
Tuesday, October 26 2:00-3:00 p.m. (face-to-face) Room B107
Presenter: Anna Rieve
What is it? How do you write about it? If you can work a jigsaw puzzle, you can do analysis. Learn how to fit the “pieces” together to make the whole.

Matrix RoWops
Wednesday, October 27 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (face-to-face) Room B107
Presenter: David Stiegelmeyer
Row, row, row your Row-ops. If you learned your calculator’s Row-ops program in class and still don’t have a full understanding of how to use it, then this is the workshop for you. We will review how to input matrices and use the Row-ops program to perform row operations. It would be appropriate to stop by the Math Lab (C220) and have the Rowops program installed on your calculator. Recommended for students in Math 1314 and 1324.

Three Steps for Effective Research Integration
Thursday, October 28 1:00-2:00 p.m. (face-to-face) Room B110
Presenter: Keith Elphick
One of the most challenging writing tasks is using research effectively, yet almost all instructors require students to use research. This multidisciplinary workshop will provide students with an easy to follow three-step process for effectively integrating research into an academic essay.

Collin College - McKinney Campus TO GET STARTED, REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT BY CLICKING THE LINK AT THE LEFT UNDER THE CENTER'S NAME, NEXT TO THE WORDS "FIRST VISIT?"

Collin College - McKinney Campus 10/10/2021

Midterms causing you stress? Check out this week’s helpful, virtual workshop presented by counseling services. Signup here: https://collincpc.mywconline.com/
Coping with Stress
Presenters: Amy Lenhart and Yajaira Diaz
Learn how to recognize the signs and identify coping strategies.
Tuesday, October 12
1:00-2:00pm

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Collin College - McKinney Campus 10/03/2021

Check out the helpful and varied workshops for the week of October 4:
For virtual workshops only, signup using the following link: https://collincpc.mywconline.com
Derivative Rules
Monday, October 4
2:00-3:00pm
Room B110
Presenter: Luis Garcia, Math Lab Tutor
A review of derivate rules and how to use them properly in a variety of differentiation problems. Recommended for students in MATH 2413, 2414, 2415, and 2320.

Math Functions in Economics
Tuesday, October 5
11:00am-12:00pm
Room B107
Presenter: John Emig, Math Lab Tutor
A discussion of mathematical functions and how they arise naturally in economic science. Functions are difficult for first year algebra students as well as those studying economics for the first time. This workshop will give an in depth look at some of the functions that occur in theory and practice. Recommended for students in ECON 1401, 1402 and MATH 1314, 1324.

Consequences of Scholastic Dishonesty
Wednesday, October 6
10:00-11:00am
Room B107
Presenter: Associate Dean of Students Carie Dippel
Your professor suspects that you plagiarized a paper and you don’t know what will happen next. In this presentation, the Dean of Students Office will cover the consequences of plagiarism, including possible academic penalties and its impact on transferring to another institution.

Interviewing 101
Thursday, October 7
Virtual
Presenter: Associate Dean Brandy Fair
So, you’ve submitted your resume and have been called in for an interview—now what? I this workshop, we will discuss different types of interviews (online, committee, etc.) and how to handle the tough questions to help you land the job you want.

Collin College - McKinney Campus TO GET STARTED, REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT BY CLICKING THE LINK AT THE LEFT UNDER THE CENTER'S NAME, NEXT TO THE WORDS "FIRST VISIT?"

09/26/2021

While the weather is cooling down outside, the workshop offerings are heating up! Check out this week's in-person and virtual workshops offered by the McKinney Center for Academic Assistance. To register for virtual workshops, visit https://collincpc.mywconline.com.

Monday, September 27: Conquering APA 2:00-3:00pm Room B110
Learn how to manage documentation and formatting in APA, required in Psychology and many other social and natural sciences.
Presenter: Anna Rieve

MLA Citation: The Basics and In-Text Citations Wednesday, September 29, 6:00-7:00pm Virtual
Stuck on where to get started with MLA? This workshop offers a refresher on the basics of MLA citation and guidance on the sometimes tricky in-text citations.
Presenter: Michelle Morse

The Two Most Important Emails You Will Ever Write Thursday, September 30, 3:00-4:00pm Room B110
In this two-part workshop, we will discuss template approaches to create cover emails for job (also scholarship and internship) applications and professional resumes. Using feedback from recent surveys of resume scanners and hiring managers, we will focus on how applicants can begin distinguishing themselves with emailed documents and positioning themselves to land interviews.
Presenter: Rusty Shelton

Tips for Word Problems in a Math Class Friday, October 1, 1:00-2:00pm Room B110
This workshop focuses on reading strategies and approaches to help students "read" math content and be successful with word problems.
Presenters: Professors Tawnya Smith and Leah Beck

Plagiarism: How Do I Know? Friday, October 1 2:00-3:00pm Room B107 Second presentation 3:30-4:30pm virtual
This workshop covers material related to academic plagiarism and how best to avoid it. We will discuss proper citations, research tips, and self-evaluation techniques.
Presenter: Professor John Williams

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Collin College - McKinney Campus 08/23/2021

The McKinney Campus Center for Academic Assistance is excited to welcome students for the Fall semester!

This semester we will offer face-to-face Math Lab walk-ins, Writing Center appointments, and Science Den appointments with faculty volunteers.

To check out all of our in-person services and get a jump start on your semester, visit https://collincpc.mywconline.com/

Please note, this semester ALL ONLINE appointments have moved to a district-wide schedule. This schedule is open to all Collin College students and is your easy, one-stop shop for virtual writing, math, and subject tutoring at Collin College!
To register for an online appointment, click here: icollin.mywconline.com
We hope to see you on-campus or online soon!

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Collin College - McKinney Campus 07/18/2021

Check out the exciting and varied workshops this week presented by the McKinney Campus AP-CAA! All offerings are virtual. Register here: www.mywco.com/cpc

Monday, July 19th 3:00pm
The Two Most Important Emails You Will Ever Write
In this 2-part workshop, we will discuss template approaches to creating cover emails for job (also scholarship and internship) applications and professional resumes. Using
feedback from recent surveys of resume screeners and hiring managers, we will focus on how applicants can begin distinguishing themselves with emailed documents and
positioning themselves to land interviews.
Presenter: Professor Rusty Shelton

Tuesday, July 20th 2:00 pm
Learn the simple difference between summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting so you can avoid committing unintentional plagiarism.
Presenter: Brittany Whitstone

Tuesday, July 20th 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Row, row, row your Row-ops. If you learned your calculator's Row-ops program in class and still don't have a full understanding on how to use it then this is the workshop for you. We will review how to input matrices and use the Row-ops program to perform row operations. We can also show you how to download the TI connect software to be able to install the Row-ops program file to your calculator. Recommended for students in MATH 1314 and 1324.
Presenter: Jill Cyr

Thursday, July 21st 12:00- 1:30 pm
The Basics of Essay Writing Demystified
Finding yourself in a staring contest with a blank page and wondering what's the magic formula to write a stellar essay that perfectly addresses your professor's prompt? This presentation will clarify some of the basics of essay writing so you can feel confident in the process of crafting your essay with a methodical approach that will help you stay focused on the process and reach your goal of clear, concise writing---no magic or secret formula required. Write away, own that page, and know that you can do this!
Presenter: Lead Writing Tutor Anna Rieve

Wednesday, July 21 3:00pm
MLA Citation: The Basics and In-Text Citations
Stuck on where to get started with MLA? This workshop offers a refresher on the basics of MLA citation and guidance on the sometimes tricky in-text citations.
Presenter: Michelle Morse

Thursday, July 22nd 2:00 pm
Lab Reports
Learn the basics of writing lab reports including structure, content, and citing. Suggested for students in the Health Sciences.
Presenter: Brittany Whitstone

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