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Academic Skills Development

Individual Consultations

The Learning Center/Writing Studio staff frequently works with students in one-on-one or small group sessions on developing academic skills necessary for success in college. If you are a student who struggles with organization, note-taking, time management, or test taking and you would like to meet with a Learning Center/Writing Studio staff member to discuss developing these skills.

Sample workshop topics include:

  • Improving College Study Skills
  • Taking Great Notes
  • Managing Your Time
  • Learning Styles
  • Reading Textbooks Strategically
  • Understanding APA/MLA/Chicago Style
  • Understanding and Managing Stress
  • Building Your Public Speaking Skills
  • Saving Your Semester!
  • Test Taking Tips

Email learningcenter@sxu.edu for information or to request a consultation.

Canvas Modules Available to Faculty

Modules can be embedded into any SXU Canvas course page. Please submit a HUB ticket to request the desired resource page(s) by following the link below. You will need your course(s) number(s) and the title of any/all of the resource pages listed.

  • SXU Learning Center/Writing Studio
  • Study Skills and Time Management
  • Resources for Academic Writing

Classroom Visits

If you are a faculty member who would like to request that a representative visit one or more of your classes to speak about the Learning Center/Writing Studio and the services we offer, please email learningcenter@sxu.edu or call 773-298-5148.