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Oct 4th - Avoiding Plagiarism Workshop

posted Oct 3, 2016, 2:56 PM by Writing Center

Join the UNLV Writing Center on Mon. Oct 3rd or Tue Oct 4th in RLL 101 for our new workshop:

Avoiding Plagiarism in Three Parts

12:00pm-12:30pm - The Basics

Writers will learn the basic definitions associated with documentation: plagiarism, annotation, citation, direct quote, summary, and paraphrase. They will also practice identifying inadvertent plagiarism in their own writing.


12:30pm-1:15pm - Close Reading, Annotation, and Tracking

Writers will learn and practice some basic strategies for close reading , annotation, and tracking sources as they write.

1:15pm-2:00pm - Quoting and Paraphrasing        

Writers will learn and practice some basic strategies for using direct quotes and paraphrasing, and will also learn to identify common forms of inadvertent plagiarism. We will practice suing a five-part system to ensure that documentation of sources is complete.    

You can register in advance at http://writingcenter.unlv.edu/workshop-registration. Walk-ins may be available

Graduate Workshop 09/30

posted Sep 27, 2016, 2:09 PM by Writing Center

Calling all grad students, PhDs, and faculty/staff.
This Friday, Sep. 30th, we will be presenting another workshop for you.
Join us in RLL 101 for Advanced APA & Avoiding Plagiarism.
In this workshop, writers will learn and practice the uses of signal phrases, paraphrase, summary, and documentation that conform to APA style. We will also cover the use of tables and images in APA.
Click the Workshop Schedule & Registration tab for more information and to register for this session.
Hope to see you there!

Workshops 09/19 & 09/20 2016

posted Sep 19, 2016, 10:32 AM by Writing Center

Don't forget! We have workshops scheduled today and tomorrow in RLL 101.
Join Jesse for the following topics:

Sep 19th

12:00pm to 12:50pm -  APA STEM Lab Report
1:00pm to 1:50pm - Writing about Literature

Sep 20th

12:00pm to 12:50pm - Writing about Literature
1:00pm to 1:50pm - APA STEM Lab Report

For more information, call us at 702-895-3908 or check out our Workshop Descriptions page.

September 7th Workshops

posted Sep 7, 2016, 10:20 AM by Writing Center

For those who weren't able to attend yesterday, we will be presenting the same workshops today.

Join us in SU 219 for the following presentations:

12:00pm - Grammar for Multi-Lingual Writers (80 mins) with Meagan
1:30pm - Essays: The Basics with Kayla
2:30pm - APA Basics with Jesse
3:30pm - MLA Basics with Meagan

For a complete schedule of our upcoming workshops, click below: 
http://writingcenter.unlv.edu/student-a…/…/workshop-schedule

First Week of Fall

posted Aug 15, 2016, 11:59 AM by Writing Center   [ updated Aug 18, 2016, 11:53 AM ]

During the first week of Fall 2016 (08/29-09/02), the Writing Center will open at 10:00am. We will not be open Sun 09/04, and will be closed 09/05 for Labor Day.
 Normal operating hours will resume on Tue. 09/06.

Fall Hours

posted Jul 18, 2016, 11:38 AM by Writing Center   [ updated Aug 9, 2016, 3:35 PM ]

The Writing Center will open for the fall semester on August 29th.
Hours:

Mon-Fri 8 am to 6 pm
Sun 12 pm to 6 pm

During the fall, you can schedule appointments on the hour or half hour.
To make an appointment, stop by or call us at (702) 895-3908

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