Fall 2014 Writing Workshops


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

APA FORMAT -- Monday, October 20th, 3:30 to 4:30

Questions on incorporating sources? Citations driving you crazy? 

Come to an LRC workshop!   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: Monday, October 20th, 3:30 to 4:30
Location:  LRC Classroom, 3rd Floor, Oviatt Library
Presenter: Eric Dinsmore             Sign up here!

LEARNING PROOFREADING SKILLS -- Wednesday, October 22, 1:30 - 2:30pm

Are typos, misspellings, and errors in grammar and punctuation making your writing seem unprofessional? This one-hour workshop will provide you with techniques for finding your mistakes and correcting them before you hand in your paper.

Date and Time:  Wednesday, October 22, 1:30 - 2:30pm  
Location:  LRC Lab, 3rd Floor, Oviatt Library
Presenter: Corri Ditch                 Sign up here.


WRITING THE LITERATURE REVIEW -- Friday, Oct 24, 1:00 to 2:00pm

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

¨ Correct APA Formatting

Date and Time:  Friday, Oct. 24,  1:00 - 2:00pm. 

Location:  LRC Classroom, 3rd Floor, Oviatt Library
Presenter: Elizabeth Jurgensen.                        Sign up here. 

MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION (MLA) FORMAT -- Monday, October 27, 2:00 - 3:00pm

This workshop will help you to incorporate your sources into your paper smoothly and correctly, and to prepare a properly formatted list of Works Cited.

Date and Time: Monday, October 27th  2:00 - 3:00pm 

Location:  LRC Classroom, 3rd Floor, Oviatt Library
Presenter:  Roza Gabrielyan

Sign up here. 

PERSONAL STATEMENT -- Monday, November 10th

Your Personal Statement is an important part of your scholarship or graduate school application.

At this workshop, you will learn:

  • How to interpret what the prompt in the application is asking you to write about.
  • How to organize your narrative and 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 or scholarship programs you are applying to.

Date and Time:  Monday, November 10th   2:00 to 3:00pm
Location:  LRC Classroom, 3rd Floor, Oviatt Library  Presenter: Elizabeth Jurgensen.


Please check back for sign up information.



Please check back for dates and times.  We will offer more workshops in Proofreading, APA and MLA formats, and a Personal Statement Workshop on Monday Nov 10th.