Workshop Series

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


  • Essentials Workshop Icon

    Projecting Professionalism: What Kind of Impression Does Your Writing Make?

    Written communication in the workplace can be difficult, and no secret formula exists for writing in every situation. This workshop highlights strategies for analyzing audience, genre, and purpose so you can get your message across appropriately and effectively every time.

     

    • Turn-it-In Computer

      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)!

       

      • Cap and Diploma

        Show Me the Money: Writing Scholarship Application Essays That Work

        The essay for a scholarship application is often your only opportunity to distinguish yourself from other applicants and convince the committee that no one deserves their scholarship money more than you do. This workshop will take you through the process of composing your essay from brainstorming content to proofreading strategies.

         

        • Writing with Research Workshop Icon

          Including Outside Sources in Your Paper: Beyond Cutting and Pasting

          You’ve found all the sources you need for your paper . . . now what? In this workshop, you’ll learn how to use that research to create an original argument by distinguishing what you’ve written from what your sources say. Bonus: Integrating sources effectively is the best way to avoid accidental plagiarism.

           

          • Books and Computer

            Make Friends with Your Sources: Writing Annotated Bibliographies and Literature Reviews

            Managing the research needed to tackle these unique assignments can be challenging. This workshop will teach writing and organizational strategies that will help you make sense of your sources. With great coffee and better advice, we can promise this workshop will be lit.

              

            • 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.

               

              • 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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