Writing, Reading, and Speech Workshops

Do You Want to Improve Your Skills?

Join us at the following 45-minute workshops conducted by part-time faculty in the Learning Commons, SRC 2102. Call (630) 942-3355 for more information and to register.

Writing an Effective Financial Assistance Appeal Letter (SAP)
Tuesday, June 14, noon

Participants will learn how to format and what information to include in each paragraph of an effective Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeal letter.

Creating Effective Visual Aids
Wednesday, June 15, 10 a.m.

Learn strategies for creating effective, impactful visual aids.

The Writing Process: Getting OrganizedThursday, June 15, noon

Learn techniques to organize ideas and to begin drafting your essay.

Paragraphs: Introductions and Conclusions
Tuesday, June 21, 1 p.m.

Learn strategies for writing effective introductions and conclusions. Learn how to recognize when improvement is needed.

Oral Citations
Thursday, June 30, 10 a.m. or 5 p.m.

This workshop focuses on proper oral citations and best practices for avoiding plagiarism in speeches.

Reading Texts and Note-taking
Thursday, July 7, 1 p.m.

Learn strategies to help you comprehend the information in your college textbooks and to take effective notes.

Contact Information


Learning Commons
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2102, (630) 942-3941

Mathematics Assistance
(630) 942-3339

Writing, Reading, and Speech Assistance
(630) 942-3355

Tutoring Services
(630) 942-3686