Writing Center Workshops

Spring 2015 Workshops

Dissertation Proposal Boot Camp

Date Time Location
February 21 9 am - 4 pm MC 2.524

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This seminar is designed to help graduate students who are about to begin or who are in the early stages of writing their dissertation proposals. It will focus on the basic principles of conducting research for and writing proposals across various disciplines. It will also provide effective strategies for addressing the difficulties commonly associated with completing the proposal.

You are eligible to register for the seminar if you have completed your qualifying exams and can commit to attending the seminar for the entire day. Lunch and snacks will be served.

Collegiate Writing Workshop Series

Date Topic Location
Jan. 22; 5–6 pm Rhetorical Analysis RHW 2.400
Feb. 26; 6–7pm Visual Analysis RHW 2.400
Apr. 1; 5–6pm Writing the Proposal Concisely RHW 2.400
Apr. 22; 5–6pm Revising: Academic Writing Style RHW 2.400

Graduate Student Workshop Series

Date Topic Location
Jan. 27; 5-6:30pm Writing a Lit Review MC 2.524
Feb. 24; 5 - 6:30pm From Evidence to Proof MC 2.524
Mar. 10; 5 - 6:30pm Making Your Point MC 1.608
Mar. 24; 5 - 6:30pm Managing Materials MC 2.524

Graduate Student Saturday Workshops

Date Topic Location
Jan. 31; 1-4 pm Writing a Lit Review MC 2.524
Mar. 28; 1-4 pm Managing Materials MC 2.524

One-on-One Tutorials

Topic Location
Sentence Basics Tutorial MC 1.206
Transitioning to College Writing Tutorial MC 1.206

Make an appointment to work with a tutor for our Sentence Basics Tutorial or our Transitioning to College Writing Tutorial. In the Sentence Basics Tutorial, get practical help on forming all different kinds of sentences and understanding sentence structure. In the Transition to College Writing Tutorial, learn the common pitfalls that students experience when moving from high-school to college and strategies to avoid them.

Simply make a normal appointment, but make sure we know that you are looking for a specific tutorial by writing the title in the comments or telling us over the phone when you make the appointment.

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