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Fall 2016  Writing Workshops


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WRITING THE LITERATURE REVIEW -- Wednesday, September 21: 2:30 to 3:30pm

This workshop will help you understand

¨ What a Literature Review Actually Is

¨ How to Create a Focus for Your Lit Review

¨ How to Smoothly Integrate Sources into Your Writing

Date:  Wednesday, September 21st, 2:30 - 3:30pm 
Location:  LRC Computer Lab, 3rd Floor, Oviatt Library
Presenter:  Dr. Terrie Mathis            Sign up here

WRITING THE PERSONAL STATEMENT -- Thursday, September 22nd: 2:00 to 3:00pm

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.

Date and Time:  Thursday, September 22nd, 2:00 - 3:00pm  
Location:  LRC Computer Lab, 3rd Floor, Oviatt Library
Presenter: Trista Payte            Sign up here.

MLA FORMAT -- Wednesday, September 28th: 2:30 to 3:30pm

Questions on incorporating sources into your writing? Citations driving you crazy? 

In this workshop on MLA Format, you will learn:

* Basic formatting for documents and references

* How to cite correctly within your text

* How to integrate sources into your writing

* How to cite digital sources

Date and Time:  Wednesday, September 28th,  2:30 - 3:30pm. 
Location:  LRC Computer Lab, 3rd Floor, Oviatt Library
Presenter: Dylan Altman     Sorry:  this workshop is now full.

ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY WORKSHOP -- Wednesday, October 5th: 5:00 to 6:00pm

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

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

Date and Time:  Wednesday, October 5th,  5:00-6:00pm. 
Location:  LRC Computer Lab, 3rd Floor, Oviatt Library
Presenter: Dr. Terrie Mathis.     Sign up coming soon. 

APA Format: October 19th at 3:00pm

Need to do your research in APA Format, but not sure of all that entails?  Come to the APA workshop and learn about APA style, creating your list of references, formatting your cover page, and more.  On-line sign up coming soon. 

More Workshops to Come

Check back for more Fall 2016 University Writing Center Workshops, including APA Format, Proofreading, and Avoiding the Top 5 Grammar Errors.