Success Programs and Workshops


General Workshops - No Registration Required

All Fall 2017 Workshops will be held at 3 pm in the ASC Conference Room, University Hall 156. 
DATE TOPIC
ThursdayNovember 9th Preparing for Finals
Thursday, November 16th Preparing for Finals

 

the write diagnosis: Writing Workshops

The "Write Diagnosis" Workshops are FREE to all students.  Snacks and Drinks provided. All workshops are approximately 50 mins. 

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Planning for your Writing Assignment

Where do I begin? This workshop will cover how you start the writing process. 

October 27, 2017 @ 11:00am in University Hall room 223:  Facilitator - Daniel Shanahan

November 13, 2017 @ 10:00am in University Hall room 223:  Facilitator - Jessica Landers

Proofreading, Revising, and Editing (PRE)

Why is this important? This workshop will cover proofreading to find mistakes. Revising to remove any unnecessary text. Editing to help typos and minor errors. 

October 31, 2017 @ 3:00pm in University Hall room 223:  Facilitator - Oliver Sasser

Plagiarism

Students are required to support their writing with valid sources. The workshop will address how to avoid common mistakes, practice how and when to give credit to sources, and ensure how the content you write is in your own words.  

October 31, 2017 @ 5:00pm in University Hall room 162:  Facilitator - Dalia Saj

Understanding Writing Assignments

What is the purpose of this assignment?  This workshop will cover writing issues such as understanding writing prompts, delegating assignments, and reading rubrics.

 

 

Mechanics

Most people write like they talk and this is not effective writing. This workshop will cover writing issues such as active and passive voice, parts of speech and transitions. 

November 17, 2017 @ 12pm in University Hall room 223, Facilitator - Rain Trogdon

Academic Writing

This workshop will cover the types of writing styles you may encounter while in College. Understanding your writing assignments, organization and clarity. 

November 14, 2017 @ 2:00pm in University Hall room 223:  Facilitator - Houlton Boomer

Writing papers in MLA Style

Where can I learn more about writing in MLA? This workshop will provide all the necessary tips and checklists for this writing style. 

 

Writing papers in APA Style

Many professors will ask you to use the American Psychological Association (APA) format when writing your paper or essays. This workshop will cover how you support your thesis, citing your sources, integrating your sources and avoiding plagiarism. 

 

Subject-Specific Writing

This workshop speaks for itself and will cover writing styles for different disciplines. 

  • Political Science - November 3, 2017 @ 10:00am in University Hall room 223: Facilitator - Jennifer Moore
  • Healthcare
  • Art History