The Writing Center

Workshops

Strategies for Beginning a Research Paper

Beginning with a research question instead of a topic is the subject of this workshop. Students will learn how to ask a great question and explore it through several planning exercises. These exercises save time in that they prepare students to write the paper.

  • Wed. Feb. 12 4-5 p.m. Library Back LCLC
  • Thurs. Feb. 13 12-1 p.m. Library Back LCLC

Forming a Research Question -- online writing workshop

Finding the Best Sources

  • Wed. Feb. 26 4-5 p.m. Library Back LCLC
  • Thurs. Feb. 27 12-1 p.m. Library Back LCLC

 

If you want to write a strong research paper, it has to have the best sources. This workshop shows you the
fastest ways to find the highest quality sources. You will save time by using these strategies.

Quoting and Paraphrasing
  • Wed. Mar. 5 4-5 p.m. Library Back LCLC
  • Thurs. Mar. 6 12-1 p.m. Library Back LCLC

 

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.

Style, Introductions, and Conclusions
  • Wed. Mar. 19 4-5 p.m. Library Back LCLC
  • Thurs. Mar. 20 12-1 p.m. Library Back LCLC

 

A writer's own voice can be lost among too many outside sources; this workshop helps students maintain a formal, academic voice throughout a research paper. Mistakes that drive professors and editors crazy will also be covered. Individuals will receive attention to their own writing.

Proofreading and Coherence
  • Wed. Apr. 9 4-5 p.m. Library Back LCLC
  • Thurs. Apr. 10 12-1 p.m. Library Back LCLC

 

Students can lose an entire letter grade due to their not proofreading. This workshop identifies a variety of strategies to spot errors in the final version.
Individuals will receive attention to their own writing.

Last Minute Help
  • Wed. Apr 23 4-5 p.m. Library Back LCLC
  • Thurs. Apr. 24 12-1 p.m. Library Back LCLC

 

If the semester slipped by and you need some help writing a paper, this workshop will cover the basics (focus, sources, structure, style, grammar) as requested by the students who come to it.
Individuals will receive attention to their own writing.

Please complete the form below or call 216.687.6982 to register

 

 
 
 
 
 
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