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Writing Skills Workshops

Writing Skills Workshops

As part of the CLRC workshop series, the Writing Center offers a number of Writing Skills Workshops each semester. Writing Skills Workshops provide opportunities for students to learn and practice skills and strategies that will assist them through the many stages and challenges of completing writing assignments in courses across the curriculum. All WSWs are free and open to students from all classes, including English, History, Communications, and Biology. For any of the workshops, students may bring an assignment or use one of our examples. 

No pre-registration necessary. Arrive in time to secure a seat; limited to 39 participants each session.

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All workshops are held on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 to 2 p.m. in WCC121 (West Campus Classroom).

Getting Started with Pre-Writing Strategies: Thursday, September 13th

How brainstorming, freewriting and clustering works.

Writing as Process: Thursday, September 27th

Tips and strategies for approaching writing.

College Readers: Thursday, October 11th

Take away reading strategies for immediate implementation in coursework across the curriculum.

Exploring Fiction: Thursday, October 25th

Celebrate National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo) and connect with the muse in this fun and casual workshop.

Essentials of Research: Wednesday, November 7th

Develop a comprehensive plan for writing a research paper and learn how to find and evaluate sources.

Introduction to Citation: Thursday, November 8th

What, why and when to cite.

MLA Citation: Wednesday, November 14th 

Learn how to format your paper, build your Works Cited page, and integrate in-text citations.

APA Citation: Thursday, November 15th

Learn how to format your paper, build your References page, and integrate in-text citations.


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