Jumpstart 2018

Jumpstart Workshops

July 30-Aug. 2, 2018 | REGISTER BY JULY 26, 2018

What is Jumpstart?

SAVE THESE DATES to attend FREE workshops and seminars that are designed to help you get ready for Fall Term 2018.

Jumpstart is a program designed to help students get ready for the fall term. Specifically, Jumpstart offers free study skills, strategies, and review sessions for students preparing to enroll in ENC 1101 (Freshman English I), MAT 1033 (Intermediate Algebra), STA 2023 (Statistics), any science course, and/or students who want a jumpstart on using technology effectively at NFCC.

When is Jumpstart?

Jumpstart 2018 will be held during the week of July 30- Aug. 2, 2018. Two options for dates/times are available for each session.  See schedule below.

Mon., July 30

Tuesday, July 31

Wed., August 1

Thurs., August 2

Technology Session

8:30 – 11:30

NFCC Library (Bldg. 4)

Science Session

8:30 – 11:30

This is the same science session that is offered on Monday afternoon.

English Session

8:30 – 11:30

Bldg. 6/Room 217

MAT 1033 Session

8:30 – 11:30

or

STA 2023 Session

8:30 – 11:30

These are the same Math sessions that are offered on Wednesday afternoon.

Science Session

1:00 – 4:00

Bldg. 34/Room 103

Technology Session

1:00 – 4:00

This is the same technology session that is offered on Monday morning.

MAT 1033 Session

1:00 – 4:00

Bldg. 6/Room 101

STA 2023 Session

1:00 – 4:00

Bldg. 6/Room 218

English Session

1:00 – 4:00

This is the same English session that is offered on Wednesday morning.


Where will it be held?

Jumpstart sessions will be held on NFCC’s campus.

Who can attend Jumpstart?

NFCC students who are planning to take ENC 1101, MAT 1033, STA 2023 or any science class in the fall are encouraged to attend Jumpstart sessions. The technology sessions are open to ALL NFCC STUDENTS regardless of what classes students are registered for in the fall.  (See workshop descriptions below.)

Jumpstart MATH

Jumpstart SCIENCE

Jumpstart ENGLISH

Jumpstart TECHNOLOGY

These sessions are designed to review professor-identified key concepts for MAT 1033 or STA 2023 as well as study skills and tips for success specific to the course.

 

This session will benefit any student planning to take any science course in the fall.  Topics include how to write a science lab report, a review of the metric system, unit conversions, and more.

This session will provide students with the tools necessary to succeed in ENC 1101.  Students will review basic essay structure, MLA format, research, citations, and more.

This session will benefit any student taking any classes this fall.  Students will learn how to use D2L (our course management system), navigate the NFCC InfoNetwork, utilize GoMail, create a PowerPoint, and more.


How much does it cost?

It’s FREE for NFCC students! 

If I am not planning to take ENC 1101, MAT 1033, STA 2023 or any science classes in the fall, may I still attend Jumpstart sessions?

Yes, as long as you are a registered NFCC student for the fall semester.

Will I receive college credit for attending one or more Jumpstart sessions?
No. Jumpstart sessions are non-credit sessions designed to get students ready for college credit courses in the fall.

How do I register for Jumpstart sessions?
Registration opens on July 2. Go to Jumpstart Registration OR email Elizabeth Gonzales and she will send you an electronic form for registration. Please register by Thursday, July 26, 2018.

  • Elizabeth Gonzales, Academic Success Center Coordinator – gonzalese@nfcc.edu

Do I have to register for all Jumpstart sessions?
No. Only register for sessions you would like to attend. Sessions have been scheduled at various times to try to accommodate students’ needs as best as possible. For example, a student may choose to attend the technology session on Monday and the math session on Thursday. All sessions are free; students may attend one or all of the sessions scheduled.

May I attend both scheduled sessions for English/Math/Science/Technology?
Two sessions for each of the four subject areas have been scheduled to accommodate students’ needs. A student who chooses to attend Monday’s science session does not need to attend Tuesday’s science session. Tuesday’s sessions are a repeat of Monday’s sessions (and Thursday’s sessions are a repeat of Wednesday’s sessions); they are just offered at different times.

Who will be leading the sessions?
NFCC instructors and learning specialists will lead/facilitate the Jumpstart sessions.

What supplies do I need?
Paper and pen/pencil; standard calculator (for the math session)

Who should I contact for more information?

  • Elizabeth Gonzales, Academic Success Center Coordinator (850) 973-1719 gonzalese@nfcc.edu
  • Tina Tucker, ASC Tutor Lab Manager (850) 973-9411 tuckert@nfcc.edu
  • Lynn Wyche, Director of Learning Resources (850) 973-9404 wychel@nfcc.edu
  • Philip Wilkerson, Director of Academic Advising (850) 973-9455 wilkersonp@nfcc.edu