## CSS Workshops/Activities

All workshops & activities will be on the Montgomery campus and are available to active students, new students, and prospective students.

### English/Writing Seminar (by Pam Tharp-Thompson)

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 4-5pm, Whitley Hall Room 141/142

### Stress Management Workshop (by Monica Barnes, Alabama Cares Coordinator)

Thursday, August 28, 2019, 4-5pm, Whitley Hall Room 141/142

### Note Taking Skills (by Dr. Brittni Jones)

Thursday, August 29, 2019 4-5pm, Whitley Hall Room 525

### Leadership & Goal Setting Seminar (by Dr. Duane Gunn, Leadership Development)

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 3-4:30pm, Whitley Hall Room 141/142

## Academic Support Resources

Handouts and worksheets on the below topics are available for students to use as needed. To request access to these resources, contact us.

### Need Help With Writing?

A Few Myths about Sentences

Agreement Rules

Apostrophe Usage

Articles: Using A, An, and The

Comma Splices

Confused Words

Dependent Clauses

Easily Misspelled Words

Fragments

Grammar Review

Helpful Grammar Information

Omitted Word Endings

Subject-Verb Agreement

Subordinating Ideas

Uses of the Comma

Using Participles

Using Passive and Active Voice

Verbs

A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing a Research Paper

Annotated Bibliography

APA Documentation Guide

APA - Numbers and Tables

APA - Quoting

APA - Sample Paper

APSA Documentation Guide

Basic Rules for Avoiding Plagiarism

Chicago (Turabian) Documentation

Citing Quotations

Incorporating Sources

MLA Documentation Guide

Outline for Psychology Research

Plagiarism

Plagiarism—Making Sure You Are Safe

Quoting, Paraphrasing, Summarizing

Referring to the Works of Others in Your Text

Sample Research Outline

Taking Notes

Answering Essay Questions

Logical Fallacies

Writing a Book Review

Writing a Journal Review

Writing a Summary

A Writer's Checklist

Adding Action and Clarity to Writing

Avoiding Clichés in Writing

Body Paragraph Outline

Brainstorming

Checklist for a Final Edit

Conciseness

Essay Outline

How to Start a Paper

Outlining the Speech or Essay

Proofread & Edit

Proofread & Revise

Proofreading Techniques

Thesis Statements

Thought Starters: Asking the Right Questions

Transitions and Linking Expressions

Where to Start a Paper

Writing an Essay

Writing Conclusions

Writing the Essay

### Need Help Making Sure Everything Adds Up?

Signed Numbers (rules)

Solving Equations

Factoring

Test Your Basic Algebra IQ

A Quick Little Algebra Test

Identify Terms?

Use the Distributive Property to Remove Parentheses?

Describe Numbers by Set Affiliation?

Simplify Fractions?

Change Mixed Numbers to Fractions?

Multiply Fractions?

Divide Fractions?

Add Fractions?

Subtract Fractions?

Change Decimals to Fractions?

Change Fractions to Decimals?

Add Decimal Fractions?

Subtract Decimal Fractions?

Multiply Decimal Fractions?

Divide Decimal Fractions?

Interpret Inequality Signs?

Add Real Numbers?

Subtract Real Numbers?

Multiply Real Numbers?

Divide Real Numbers?

Apply the Order of Operations?

Evaluate Expressions Containing Variables?

Utilize the Properties of the Real Number System?

Evaluate Exponents?

Identify Like Terms?

Remove Parentheses When the Parentheses Are Preceded by a Plus or a Minus Sign?

Completely Simplify an Expression?

Identify Linear Equations?

Practice Test 1

Practice Test 2

Practice Test 3

Practice Test 4

Practice Final

## Tutoring Sessions (In Person)

#### CSS Montgomery - Free Tutoring for Troy Students

##### Math: Mondays and Tuesdays

4-5:30pm, Whitley Hall, Rm W-628

Help for MTH 0096, MTH 1100, MTH 1105, Calculus I & II courses!

##### Science: Tuesdays and Thursdays

5-6:30pm, Whitley Hall, Rm W-327

Help for biology, other biological sciences, general chemistry, earth science & physical science!

##### English/Writing: Mondays and Tuesdays

4-5:30pm, Whitley Hall, Rm W-623

Help for writing assignments, including discussion posts, essays & research writing!

**Can't make the in-person tutoring times?** For online tutoring resources, click here and scroll down to the Online Tutoring section.

Call us at (334) 241-5407 or email cssmontgomery@troy.edu to sign-up!