Learning Commons Workshops


The Learning Commons hosts a variety of workshops and programs designed to support and inspire you on your learning, research, and creative journeys. Led by Learning Commons’ partners, sessions are scheduled throughout the semester. Current offerings will be posted as soon as they’re available. If you’d like to suggest a workshop topic, please send a note to: learningcommons@miami.edu.


Camner Center for Academic Resources Workshops

The Camner Center workshops are designed to instruct students on specific academic skills and strategies to enhance  academic performance.  Topics often include:

  • Time management and organization
  • Note-taking
  • Reading strategies
  • Test-taking strategies

Learn more and register to attend:  Spring 2021 Academic Workshops.

Creative Studio – Workshops & Lectures

The UML Creative Studio presents makerspace-themed workshops in audio, 3D, animation, graphic design, academic lectures, and more.  Additional virtual workshops are being offered through the Southeastern Multimedia Libraries community.  Topics include:

  • Presentation skills
  • Graphic design
  • Extended reality (XR/VR/AR)

Learn more and register to attend:  Creative Studio Workshops and Lectures 2021.

Data Services Workshops

Data Services at the University of Miami Libraries offers a “Data Analytics for You” workshop series every semester. This series of seminars and workshops is designed for students, staff, and faculty who are undertaking research in any discipline.  Topics include:

  • Data Analysis Software Instruction (R, SPSS, SAS, and Tableau)
  • Research Data Management
  • GIS Software Instruction: Introduction to ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Pro

Learn more and register to attend:  Data Analytics for You Workshop Series 2021.

Technology Assistance Program (TAP) Workshops

The University of Miami’s Technology Assistance Program (TAP) offers a variety of workshops within the Learning Commons that enhance the existing academic services at the Richter Library by bridging the gap between academics and technology through guided consultations and workshops.  Topics include:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint

The following remote workshops are being offered during the Fall 2020 semester. To register, please click on the CLICK HERE of the workshop you wish to attend, and you will be redirected to the TAP Workshop page to complete your registration:  TAP Workshop Schedule Spring 2021.