Workshops

Improve your writing skills by practicing specific aspects of college writing. All workshops are FREE and take place in the Writing Center (room L-242) in the Library.

RESEARCH WRITING: Using Sources in an Essay

  • Date: Wednesday, February 18th
    Time: 7-8:30pm
  • Date: Thursday, April 9th
    Time: 7-8:30pm

Writing a Research Paper this semester?  Want to know more about how to use sources in academic writing?  This workshop will help you develop skills for writing college-level research papers.  We will practice strategies for narrowing a broad topic to a manageable focus, developing thesis statements, constructing argumentative paragraphs, incorporating source material, and avoiding plagiarism.

COOKIES AND COMMAS: A Punctuation Workshop

  • Date:  Thursday, February 26th
    Time: 7-8:30pm        
  • Date: Wednesday, April 15th
    Time: 7-8:30pm

Perplexed about punctuation?  Confused about commas?  Stumped by semi-colons?  Join us for a workshop on punctuation.  We will review and practice guidelines for punctuating sentences effectively.

TAKING ESSAY EXAMS

  • Date:  Tuesday, March 3rd
    Time: 12-1pm
  • Date: Wednesday, March 4th
    Time: 12-1pm

Essay exams are given in many subjects across campus.  Join us to explore strategies for studying for and succeeding on essay exams.