Writing Center Workshops
Fall 2015 Workshops
Dissertation Proposal Boot Camp
|Saturday, September 26||9 am - 3 pm||TBD|
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.
RHET 1302 Workshops
|Rhetorical Analysis||Tuesday, Sept. 29||5–6 pm||MC 3.610|
|Visual Analysis||Thursday, Oct. 22||5–6 pm||MC 3.610|
|Writing the Proposal Concisely||Tuesday, Nov. 10||5–6 pm||MC 3.612|
|Revising for Academic Style||Tuesday, Dec. 1||5–6 pm||MC 3.610|
Graduate Student Workshop
|Managing Materials: Using RefWorks||Sat, Sept. 12||1 – 4 pm||MC 2.524|
|Managing Materials: Using RefWorks||Tues, Sept. 15||5 - 6:30pm||MC 2.524|
|Lit Review: Going Beyond Undergraduate Research||Tues, Oct. 6||5 - 6:30pm||MC 2.524|
|Lit Review: Going Beyond Undergraduate Research||Sat, Oct. 10||1 – 4 pm||MC 2.524|
|From Evidence to Proof: Finding Your Evidence||Tues, Oct. 27||5 - 6:30pm||MC 2.524|
|Making Your Point||Tues, Nov. 10||5 - 6:30pm||MC 3.610|
English Writing Hour
Meets every Monday, 2 - 3pm in SSB 2.107
|Aug. 31||Formal and Informal Writing||Oct. 19||Professional Emails|
|Sept. 14||Academic Honesty||Oct. 26||Writing Transitions|
|Sept. 21||Integrating Research Sources||Nov. 2||American Expectations of Writing|
|Sept. 28||Personal Statements||Nov. 9||Cover Letters for Jobs|
|Oct. 5||Sentence Types and Variety||Nov. 16||American Research Papers|
|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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