LRC

LRC SPECIAL READING/WRITING WORKSHOPS

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.

 

WORKSHOPS IN NOVEMBER

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.