Workshops

Spring 2013

Improve your writing skills by practicing specific aspects of college writing.  All workshops are FREE.  Registration is encouraged but not required.  Call 876-3093 or stop by the Writing Center in room L-300, Library, Campus Center to register.  See you there! 

RESEARCH WRITING: Using Sources in an Essay

Date: Tuesday, February 26th

Time: 3-4:30pm

OR

Date: Wednesday, April 10th

Time: 7:15-8:45pm

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:  Monday, March 18th

Time: 3-4:30pm 

OR 

Date: Tuesday, April 16th

Time: 6:30-8pm 

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 5th

Time: 12-1pm 

OR

Date: Wednesday, March 6th

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.