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Workshops

A list and description of library and writing center workshops

Overview

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, on the lower-level of the library. (Go down the stairs after you enter the library building.)

Spring 2018 Workshops

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 22, 2:15-3:15

Molding Mud: How to Craft Effective Academic Paragraphs

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

Thursday, March 15, 1:15-2:15

Writing Quality QEP Papers (Part 1)

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

Thursday, February 8, 2:00-3:00

Writing Quality QEP Papers (Part 2)

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

Thursday, February 22, 1:15-2:15

Structure and Style: 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 15, 2:00-3:00

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 1, 2:00-3:00

An Exercise in Imitating Legendary Writers

Learn how to use professional authors' writing styles to improve your own. 

Thursday, March 8, 2:00-3:00