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Owens Community College Skillshops

Skillshops. Strengthening your skills for college and life.

For more information, call (567) 661-7351 when the college is open.

What are Skillshops?

  • Short, freesessions in Toledo and Findlay that run throughout the year to support students
  • They focus on important topics affecting student wellbeing and academic success as well as hobbies
  • They provide useful information and advice about adjusting to college life
  • They support students experiencing personal and academic difficulties
  • The sessions are led by trained faculty and tutors familiar with our campus and students

Why attend a Skillshop?

  • Get support in achieving your study goals
  • Improve your college experience
  • Learn new skills to achieve good results
  • Manage stress and anxiety
  • Stay motivated and avoid procrastination
  • Develop your strengths and abilities
  • Identify problems early
  • Discover where to get the best help

What Skillshops are offered?

The following sessions are available on a rotation basis:

  • Do it Better: Study Skills and Test Taking Skills
  • MLA/APA Refresher
  • Time Management: Where does the time go?
  • Less stress = success!
  • Learning to Meditate
  • Where do those commas go?
  • Reflective Journaling
  • The Joy of Note Taking
  • Read Smarter, Not Harder
  • Beating Writer’s Block
  • Vocabulary Test? No sweat!
  • How to write a convincing argument
  • How to use Smarthinking and E-tutoring
  • Public Speaking for Nervous People
  • Surviving Owens
  • The Owner's Guide to You
  • How to use Pearson Writer
  • Match your personality to your career
  • Sticking with tough courses!

Skillshops will be posted here once the new sessions are scheduled.

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