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LRC READING/WRITING WORKSHOPS

Spring 2017  Writing Workshops

 

(For information on UDWPE workshops, please click here.)

WRITING A LITERATURE REVIEW -- Wednesday, February 8: 2:30-3:30pm

WRITING THE LITERATURE REVIEW --

This workshop will help you understand what a literature review is, how to organize one, and format it correctly:

¨ What a Literature Review Actually Is

¨ How to Create a Focus for Your Lit Review

¨ How to Smoothly Integrate Sources into Your Writing

Day/Time: Wednesday, February 8, 2:30-3:30pm
Location:  LRC Computer Lab, 3rd Floor, Oviatt Library
Presenter:  Dr. Terrie Mathis                Sign up here.

ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- Wednesday, February 8: 4:00-5:00pm

Getting started on some research?  Need to write an annotated bibliography, but aren't sure how?

Come learn why you've been asked to write an annotated bibliography and what information it should include.

Day/Time: Wednesday, February 8, 4:00-5:00pm
Location:  LRC Computer Lab, 3rd Floor, Oviatt Library
Presenter:  Dr. Terrie Mathis.         Sign up here.

PERSONAL STATEMENT -- Friday, February 10: 1:00-2:00pm

Your personal statement is an important part of your scholarship or graduate school application. Yet it can be one of the most difficult things to write. Come to our workshop, and learn how to present yourself at your best, so you stand out from the crowd.

At this workshop, you will learn:

* How to interpret what the prompt in the application is asking you to write about.
* A tried and true structure that organizes your personal story.

* How to avoid sounding like a victim of difficult circumstances

* How to honestly address a less-than-perfect academic record.

* How to clearly relate your goals to the schools you are applying to.

Day/Time:  Friday, February 10, 1:00-2:00pm
Location:  LRC Computer Lab, 3rd Floor, Oviatt Library
Presenter:  Trista Payte         Sign up here.

WRITING AN ABSTRACT -- Wednesday, February 15: 2:30-3:30pm

Abstracts are used in a variety of research projects to give readers a quick understanding of the purpose, methods, and often the conclusions of a larger investigation or other research-based endeavor.

  • We will focus on the common elements important to all types of abstracts, regardless of the area of research, as well as touch on some of the specifics for different academic fields.

Come learn how to make your abstract clear, engaging, and informative. 

Day/Time: Wednesday, February 15, 2:30-3:30pm
Location:  LRC Computer Lab, 3rd Floor, Oviatt Library
Presenter:  Anne Crawford          Sign up here.

New (2016) MLA Format -- and other workshops coming in spring

Please check back for more LRC Writing Workshops later this semester.  Topics include

  • MLA Format,
  • APA Format,
  • Finding and Fixing the Most Frequent Grammar Errors,
  • Writing Resumes and Cover Letters,
  • Scholarship Statements