Workshop Series

See our Workshops, Clubs, Events Calendar for dates and times.


  • Essentials Workshop Icon

    How to Write in College:The Essentials

    Writing essays at the college level can feel overwhelming. Come to this workshop to gain a better understanding of the expectations of college-level writing, how to organize your ideas effectively, and the importance of revision and editing.

     

    • Quotation Marks

      Mastering Formats and Citations – No Matter What Your Style Is

       Are you required to write a paper in MLA, APA, CMS, IEEE, or another discipline-specific style this semester? Are you overwhelmed by all the rules governing parenthetical citations, headers, digital sources, block quotations, title pages, and more? Memorizing every style manual is impossible, so this workshop will show you how to use the many resources available to find what you need, whenever you need it.

       

      • Globe

        Hints for English Language Learners

        Writing in a new language can be difficult. This workshop will help you understand articles, prepositions, and other aspects of writing good sentences.

         

        • Two People

          Understanding Rhetorical Analysis

          A rhetorical analysis can be a tricky assignment, and many writers struggle with the difference between making an argument and analyzing one. In our “Writing the Rhetorical Analysis” Workshop, learn to evaluate the persuasiveness of an argument, identify rhetorical appeals, and analyze both visual and textual arguments.

           

          • Comma

            Cutting Comma Confusion

            Commas might just be the most hated (and most misunderstood) punctuation mark. Come to this workshop and learn how to create seamless compound sentences, identify non-restrictive elements, and avoid the dreaded comma splice.

              

            • Computer Screen

              Using Turn-it-in to Your Advantage

              Do you know what Turn-it-in's percentages really mean? Do you ever worry about accidentally plagiarizing? In this workshop, learn the “ins and outs” of Turn-it-in and AND how you can use it to your advantage to write better papers (with no fear of plagiarism)!

               

              • Crossed out word: Proofread

                Revising, Editing, and Proofreading: Perfecting that Final Paper

                You may know revising, editing, and proofreading are essential to good writing, but do you know when and how to approach each step? In this workshop, we’ll teach you strategies and help you develop a foolproof plan for submitting better papers.

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