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The beginning of a new year is traditionally a time to reflect on the past and to embrace new challenges and opportunities.
Coming soon to the Tarpon Springs Campus Library is an authentic, substantial manga collection written solely in Japanese.
The SPC Reads selection for 2018-19 is The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. This title was selected through a vote by the entire St. Petersburg College community consisting of students, staff, and faculty. Students were also polled via MyCourses to find out what activities they would like to see surrounding the book. The activities … Continue reading SPC Reads Selection is ‘The Hate U Give’
Make your sentences sparkle! Keep the reader’s interest using subordination and coordination.
Learning is food for the brain. I’ve often asked students to talk about their most memorable “Aha!” moments, after a lot of hard work. What was the task? Why was it difficult for you? Then, I ask them to remember that feeling, both emotionally and physically. Did your heart start beating faster? Did you feel … Continue reading Aha! Stay Hungry (For knowledge)!
Three errors in fundamental sentence structure strike terror into the heart of any writer. These three errors, the fragment, the comma splice, and the run-on, are occasionally referred to as “The Axis of Evil.” Luckily, a little bit of knowledge and one single phrase can help you identify these egregious errors. What you need to … Continue reading Striking Fear in Writers: Sentence Structure Errors
One of the really cool things about my job (besides getting to do math), is watching friendships develop here at the Clearwater Learning Support Center. At the beginning of each semester, I see students who come in for the first time, and at first they might look a little uncertain. The student will wander over … Continue reading From the other side of the desk …
Study Smarter: An Online Study Skills Workshop Tuesday, 9/11/2018, from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Log on to this online learning workshop to learn about effective ways to study smarter. Topics covered include mindset, recall and retrieval strategies, the study cycle, and active learning. Presenter – Judy Macdonald, email@example.com. Pre-registration is required: https://web.spcollege.edu/survey/27081 Visit https://go.spcollege.edu/tutoring/ for more information about FREE tutoring online … Continue reading Study Smarter: An Online Study Skills Workshop