Welcome to the Academic Skills Centre
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During drop-in times, ASC staff provide quick help in these 15-20 minute appointments.
- Monday-Friday 1:00pm-3:00pm
- Monday-Thursday 5:00pm-6:00pm
ASC staff help with study skills, time management, essay writing, and English language skills.
Peer tutors are students who help with material for specific courses (math, science, social sciences, career programs, etc.).
Not sure? Keep reading to explore what the ASC can do for you!
Motivation and Attention Workshops
The Academic Skills Centre is offering 50 minute workshops on attention and motivation.
We will explore some of the challenges you face in terms of your academic motivation and attention, as well as the added challenges of studying in an online setting. You will examine the myths you may hold about motivation and attention. You will develop strategies for increasing both your academic motivation as well as expanding focus and attention during study sessions.
Session 1: Wednesday, November 18 from 3:30-4:30 pm
Session 2: Thursday, November 19 from 9-10 am
Session 3: Monday, November 23 from 1-2 pm
Session 4: Wednesday, November 25 from 3:30-4:30 pm
Session 5: Thursday, November 26 from 9-10 am
Session 6: Friday, November 27 from 9:30-10:30 am
Session 7: Friday, November 27 from 3-4 pm
Please, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot.
Academic Skills Centre Services
College students often need a little help with their studies. The role of Dawson’s Academic Skills Centre is to help students improve their learning, reading and writing skills. Students can meet with professionals and peer tutors on an individual basis or in small groups.
Helping all Dawson students achieve their goals
Our professional individualized support includes:
- Research and documentation
- Time management
- Study skills and note-taking
- Academic reading and critical thinking
- Oral presentations
- Exam preparation
- English Exit Exam preparation
Our peer support includes:
- English language tutoring
- Tutoring for most courses
Online appointments: Log in to our online scheduling system to see our available times.
In-person appointments: 15-minute, drop-in appointments are available in upstairs in the library (2D.6) for students who are visiting the building for classes.