These workshops are intended for undergraduate student writers. We also offer writing workshops for graduate students.

How to Register and Attend

We are offering online workshops in fall 2020. For your convenience, download each workshop's WebEx calendar file upon registration. We've created two videos to demonstrate how to add these files to your Mac or PC.

To learn more about WebEx and make the most of our online programming offered through this platform, visit the ICT site as well as our webpage.

A recording of each workshop will be available within 1-2 days of its date. Just click on the workshop title to find a recording.

All Workshops

Are you new to writing at the university level? In this workshop, you will learn how to write strong papers! This workshop is aimed at undergraduate students.

Friday Sept. 11, 2020 1:30-2:20 pm  
Thursday Sept. 17, 2020 1-2:20 pm Workshop recording

Does the idea of academic writing make you feel nervous or overwhelmed? Let a seasoned student walk you through some practical approaches to breaking down the writing process into manageable pieces.

This workshop has very limited capacity. Please note that a recording of this workshop will be made available and the link will be posted here.

Thursday Sept. 17, 2020 10-11:20 am Workshop recording
Thursday Oct. 29, 2020 10-11:20 am Register

Lab reports, research papers, and academic reviews: these writing tasks can seem daunting, especially in science classes. Attend this workshop to learn how to identify the do's and don'ts of writing in the sciences.

Thursday Sept. 17, 2020 3-4:30 pm Workshop recording

Looking to take your writing to the next level? Come to this short workshop to learn about crafting an excellent paper.

Wednesday Sept. 23, 2020 1-2:20 pm Workshop recording
Thursday Nov. 5, 2020 1-2:20 pm Register

Confused by commas? Stumped by semi-colons? This workshop will help you to learn how to properly punctuate your sentences.

Monday Sept. 28, 2020 12:30-1:20 pm Workshop recording

Are your paragraphs as clear as you would like them to be? Do they build your argument persuasively? This workshop will give you some skills for constructing powerful paragraphs.

Monday Sept. 28, 2020 11:30 am-12:20 pm Workshop recording

Leave a great first (and last) impression on your reader. A tutor will provide tips and strategies to improve your essay's introduction and conclusion.

Tuesday Sept. 29, 2020 4:30-6 pm Workshop recording

Your thesis statement can make or break your essay. Come to this short workshop to learn how to craft a strong one! This workshop is aimed at undergraduate students.

Wednesday Sept. 30, 2020 4:30-6 pm  
Monday Oct. 5, 2020 4:30-6 pm Workshop recording
Thursday Oct. 22, 2020 4:30-6 pm Workshop recording

Learn several strategies for making your more writing clear, to-the-point, and concise.

Tuesday Oct. 6, 2020 1-2:20 pm  
Thursday Oct. 22, 2020 3:30-5 pm Workshop recording

Do you struggle to organize your thoughts and ideas onto paper? This workshop will introduce you to the principles of coherent organization.

Tuesday Oct. 13, 2020 2:30-4 pm Workshop recording

Language and word use is often biased toward dichotomous gender (male and female). Do you want to learn how to avoid gender bias in your written and spoken language? This workshop covers the use of nouns, pronouns, and titles, and teaches you how to navigate your professors' expectations. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome.

Thursday Oct. 22, 2020 10-11:20 am Workshop recording

Learning how to quote, summarize, and paraphrase well is critical to writing a clear, persuasive paper. Attend this workshop to learn how to integrate sources into a paper seamlessly, and with integrity!

Tuesday Nov. 3, 2020 4:30-6 pm Register

Do you rely on friends or family to edit your work? Achieve independence by learning some tips and tricks for how to edit your own work!

Wednesday Nov. 4, 2020 4-5:30 pm Register


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Upcoming Workshops