Writing Center Workshops

Spring 2016 Workshops

Dissertation Proposal Boot Camp

Date Time Location

This seminar is designed to help graduate students who are currently working on their dissertation proposals. It will focus on the general principles of conducting research for and writing proposals across various disciplines. It will also offer effective strategies for managing the process and successfully completing it.

This seminar is open to students who can commit to attending the seminar for the entire day.

Lunch and snacks will be served.

RHET 1302 Workshops

Workshop Date Time Location
Rhetorical Analysis Tuesday, Feb 16 5–6 pm MC 3.610
Visual Analysis Wednesday, Mar. 23 5–6 pm MC 3.610
Writing the Proposal Concisely Wednesday, Apr. 6 5–6 pm MC 3.610
Revising for Academic Style Thursday, Apr. 21 5–6 pm MC 3.610

Graduate Student Workshops

Workshop Date Time Location
Lit Review: Going Beyond Undergraduate Research Tues, Jan 26 5 - 6:30pm MC 2.524
Lit Review: Going Beyond Undergraduate Research Sat, Jan. 30 1 – 4 pm MC 2.524
From Evidence to Proof: Finding Your Evidence Tues, Feb. 23 5 - 6:30pm MC 2.524
Managing Materials: Using RefWorks Tues, Mar. 22 5 - 6:30pm MC 2.524
Managing Materials: Using RefWorks Sat, Mar. 26 1 – 4pm MC 2.524
Making Your Point Tues, Apr. 5 4 – 5:30 pm MC 3.610

English Writing Hour
Meets every Monday, 2 - 3pm in SSB 3.107

Date Topic Date Topic
Jan. 25 Formal and Informal Writing Feb. 29 Professional Emails
Feb. 1 Academic Honesty Mar. 7 Writing Transitions
Feb. 8 Integrating Research Sources Mar. 28 American Expectations of Writing
Feb. 15 Personal Statements Apr. 4 Cover Letters for Jobs
Feb. 22 Sentence Types and Variety Apr. 11 American Research Papers

One-on-One Tutorials

Topic Location
Sentence Basics Tutorial MC 1.312
Transitioning to College Writing Tutorial MC 1.312

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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