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Learn the Associated Press guidelines for drafting news stories.
This workshop covers information such as formatting, in-text citations, and reference pages in the American Psychological Association style, which is primarily used in the liberal arts and soft sciences.
Writers will learn the basic definitions associated with documentation: plagiarism, annotation, citation, direct quote, summary, and paraphrase. They will practice identifying inadvertent plagiarism in their own writing.
Chicago Manual of Style
Writers will learn and practice the basics of Chicago Manual of Style documentation, including both the notes/bibliography and author/date methods.
ENG 102 Write-In
Join librarians, composition instructors, and writing center consultants for an open writing lab designed to assist ENG 102 students with their writing projects.
Essays: The Basics
This workshop will cover the organizational structure and what contents to include in an introduction, body, and conclusion.
This workshop will cover prepositions of time, place, and direction.
Grammar for Multi-Lingual Writers II
Grammar Refresher I
Learn to avoid common sentence errors like sentence fragments, run-ons, and comma splices.
Grammar Refresher II
Writers will learn a variety of hook styles and practice using prompts to compose working thesis statements and effective introductions to thesis-driven essays.
This workshop covers information such as formatting, in-text citations, and reference pages in the Modern Language Style style, which is primarily used in the English discipline.
MLA vs. APA
Is one instructor asking for MLA and another for APA? Come to this workshop to learn the similarities and differences between these two formatting styles.
Quoting, Paraphrasing, & Summarizing
A brief survey of some of the most common mistakes made in writing and tips on how to avoid them.
Topic Sentences, Paragraphs & Conclusions
Writers will learn and practice creating effective paragraph breaks, identifying paragraphs' purposes, and composing effective conclusions.
Unclear about what your instructor expects? Having trouble understanding the rubric? This workshop will help you break down writing assignment instructions to help you write essays fulfill requirements.
Designed for multi-lingual writers, these sessions will cover verb tenses, including active and passive voice.
Writing to Analyze
This workshop will go over how to write more concisely and use active voice.
Make your writing more by using a variety of sentences and keeping your construction parallel.