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Academic Workshops

Fall 2017
 

The Final Check: Proofreading & Self-Editing Strategies

Want to learn about editing and proofreading skills? In this workshop, we will define these writing skills and help writers develop and practice effective strategies for both.

11/7, 3-4pm, 207 Gregory Hall
12/5, 3-4pm, 207 Gregory Hall
Offered by the Writer's Workshop
No registration needed.

 

Understanding & Avoiding Plagiarism

Not sure what "counts" as plagiarism, what your professors mean by "common knowledge," or when you need to cite your sources? Then this workshop is for you! We'll help you define plagiarism and better understand how to avoid it.

11/8, 1-2pm, 1057 Lincoln Hall
12/6, 1-2pm, 1057 Lincoln Hall
Offered by the Writer's Workshop
No registration needed.

 

Vocabulary Building & Word Choice

Do you sometimes feel like you don't have the right word to say exactly what you want to say? In this workshop, we will talk about strategies for building your vocabulary and choosing the right academic word. This workshop will be useful for both native and non-native speakers of English who are undergraduate students.

11/9, 3-4pm, 1020 Lincoln Hall
Offered by the Writer's Workshop
No registration needed.