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Spring 2017

 

Afternoon Workshops - Wednesdays 1:15 - 2:30 pm in HW 204

 

March 1 - The Personal Statement

March 8Reading Course Texts

March 15 - Research & Writing about Literature

March 22 - Using Texts in Your Writing

March 29 - Research & Writing Across the Disciplines

April 5 - Reading Course Texts

April 19 -  Research & Writing for English 120

April 26 -  Using Texts in Your Writing

May 3 - Research & Writing about Literature

May 10 -  Citation & Documentation


 

Evening Workshops - Wednesdays 5:30 - 6:45 pm in HW 424

 

March 1 -  Reading Course Texts

March 15 -   Using Texts in Your Writing

March 29 - Research & Writing about Literature

April 19 - Research & Writing Across the Disciplines

April 26 -  The Personal Statement

May 3 -  Citation & Documentation


 

Workshop Descriptions

 

Reading Course Texts
The amount you have to read for all your courses can be overwhelming sometimes. This workshop will help you develop strategies for reading textbooks and articles efficiently, and for understanding what your assignments are asking you to do.

Using Texts in Your Writing
Gathering sources is only the first step. This workshop will help you read, and write about, your sources so they speak to each other — and to you.

Research & Writing for English 120 
Finding a workable topic for your research paper in English 120 can be a challenge. This workshop will help you narrow your topic to make it more researchable and ask questions that are interesting, both to you and a wider audience. 

Research & Writing about Literature
This workshop will help you work with different types of sources, with an emphasis on understanding and using critical analysis to develop ideas for a literature paper. 

Research & Writing Across the Disciplines
Research means different things in different academic disciplines. This workshop will help you apply and adapt what you already know about the process of researching and developing a thesis or hypothesis to the requirements of different disciplines. 

Citation & Documentation
This workshop will review ways of integrating sources into your writing, citing them in your text, and documenting them according to major academic styles, including MLA, APA and Chicago. 

The Personal Statement
The personal statement for an application to graduate school or for a scholarship is one of the most important pieces of academic writing you will ever do. This workshop will help you use your academic writing skills to write a successful statement.

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