When: 2–3 p.m.
Where: Peirce 216
Any student is welcome to attend any session. No homework is required and no appointment is necessary.
Writing Effective Thesis Statements
for CAL 103/105
Learn strategies for writing effective thesis statements. Bring a draft to get the most out of this hands-on workshop.
for CAL 103/105
Learn how to cite websites, articles, and more. Topics include: correctly integrating sources in your essay and avoiding plagiarism. Bring a draft to get the most out of this hands-on workshop.
Developing Revision and Editing Strategies
for all students
Covers the most common grammar mistakes in college writing, how to recognize them, and methods of correction. Bring a draft to get the most out of this hands-on workshop.
Grammar for English Language Learners
Learn about the difficult aspects of English grammar: articles, prepositions, count/non-count nouns, and tenses. Learn strategies to identify and correct written accents.
Speaking Clearly for English Language Learners
Learn tips and strategies to improve pronunciation and enunciation. Topics covered: muscle-building exercises, word stress, and intonation patterns.
Applying for Fellowships
Learn to write a successful fellowship application. Topics covered: the search process, components of personal and research statements, and common pitfalls.
Basics of Technical Writing
Learn the three Cs of technical writing: Clarity, Conciseness, and Correctness. Topics include: seamless incorporation of tables, figures, and formulas into documents.
Delivering Effective Presentations
Learn ways to improve your presentation skills. Topics include: creating effective PowerPoints, coping with anxiety, improving delivery, and developing poise.
Graduate School Application
Learn how to: begin the process of writing a personal statement, revise for clarity, and avoid common mistakes such as using clichés and telling rather than showing.
Preparing to Publish
Topics include: Selecting a journal, dealing with rejection, and revising for resubmission.
Resumes and Cover Letters
Learn how to: craft accomplishment statements, design effective layouts, write effective cover letters. Bring a copy of your resume and cover letter to take advantage of this hands-on workshop.