Cleveland State University

The Writing Center


» Focus, Transition, Coherence [register]

Students often lack a strong focus or argument for their papers; this workshop offers methods for developing one and increasing transition and coherence throughout the draft.

» Gathering Research at a College Level [register]

This workshop helps students select the best, or highest quality, sources and helps them manage the reading of many sources to produce a strong paper.

» Quoting/Paraphrasing/Citation [register]

Avoiding plagiarism is the goal of this workshop; it also helps students strengthen their voice when using many authors in their text. Citation style of the particular field is reviewed.

»Sequenced Assignments for the Research Paper [register]

These sequenced assignments make a research paper manageable for overcommitted college students. They begin at planning and researching and end at proofreading.

»Informal to Formal Style and Formatting [register]

Before students hand in the final version of a research paper, many need to change the language from informal to formal style; they also need to concern themselves with proofreading and format. This workshop considers the style and format of the specific discipline.

For more information about workshops, please, complete the form below or call 216.687.6982.

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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
Provost Office
2121 Euclid Avenue

RT Library 124
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
Rhodes Tower 124
1860 E. 22 Street
Office Hours
Mon - Thurs : 9:30 am-7:00 pm
Fri : 9:30 am-4:00 pm

For appointments call:
Dr. Mary McDonald
Fax: 216.687.6943
Dr. Mary McDonald , Director

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Dr. Mary McDonald , Director

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