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A list and description of library and writing center workshops


Come to a Writing Center workshop and learn what most professors expect in research papers and book reviews as well as how to improve the quality of your writing in those assignments. Use the calendar buttons below to save a workshop date and time to your own calendar.

All workshops will be held in Crismon Hall, in the lower-level of the library. (Go down the stairs after you enter the library building.)

Spring 2019 Workshops

Writing Quality Book Reviews

Introduction to SBTS-style book reviews, including tips for format, organization, and effective writing for each section of your review.

Thursday, Feb. 7th, 1-2:00 p.m. 

Writing Quality QEP Papers (Part 1)

Learn how to write Part 1 of the QEP Paper for Systematic Theology.

Tuesday February 12, noon-1 p.m.

Molding Mud: How to Craft Effective Academic Paragraphs

Learn a time-tested approach to paragraph form, content, and structure.

Thursday, February 14, 1-2 p.m.

Structure and Spontaneity: Framing a Paper to Help the Reader

Spontaneous expression is most powerful within a defined structure. This workshop will help you learn the essentials of structuring a paper so that your research, argument, and personal style can shine.

Thursday, February 21st, 1-2 p.m.

The Sentence and How to Use It

Learn how to avoid comma splices, fragments, and other common errors, along with more advanced ideas for improving your writing on the sentence level.

Thursday, February 28, 1-2 p.m.

Facts & Footnotes: Putting Your Research to Good Use

How to cite sources, avoid plagiarism, and interact more effectively with what others have already said about your topic.

Thursday, March 7th, 1-2 p.m.

Introductions and Conclusions: How to Effectively Begin and End Your Research and Position Papers

Thursday, March 21, 1-2 p.m.

Writing Quality QEP Papers (Part 2)

Learn how to write Part 2 of the QEP Paper for Systematic Theology.

Thursday, March 28th, 1-2 p.m.