Do you want to grow as a writer this semester? Consider attending one or more of the Spring 2017 Writing Center Workshops or Writing Conversations. Drop by the Writing Center on the first floor of the Christopher Center at the scheduled workshop and conversation times and join the conversation, or reserve seats on our Writing Center schedule: https://valpo.mywconline.com/ by selecting “Writing Workshops & Conversations” from the drop-down menu labelled “Choose a Schedule.” For more information, contact Prof. Salena Anderson, Director of the Writing Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writing Center Workshops
Workshops on writing topics of interest to a variety of undergraduate and graduate audiences. Sessions are on Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m. in the Writing Center.
|Saturday, Feb. 25||Writing More (or Less): Tips for Development|
|Saturday, Mar. 25||Organizing Your Writing: Argumentative Essays|
|Saturday, Apr. 8||Citation: MLA & APA Style|
|Saturday, Apr. 22||Common Editing Errors: Fragments, Run-ons, and Comma Splices|
|Saturday, May 6||Becoming a Better Self-Editor: Catching Mistakes in Your Own Writing|
ESL Writing Conversations
Weekly conversations about different topics relevant to writing and academic English with a focus on questions commonly raised by second language writers. This series is specifically designed for graduate and undergraduate students who speak English as a second language, but anyone interested in the topics or ESL writing may participate if space is available. All sessions meet on Mondays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Writing Center.
|Monday, Feb. 20||Becoming a Better Reader: The Relationship between Academic Reading & Writing|
|Monday, Feb. 27||Strategies for Building Academic Vocabulary & Selecting the Right Word|
|Monday, Mar. 20||Is This Plagiarism?|
|Monday, Mar. 27||How to Summarize|
|Monday, Apr. 3||How to Paraphrase|
|Monday, Apr. 10||How to Integrate Quotations|
|Monday, Apr. 17||Identifying and Correcting Fragments|
|Monday, Apr. 24||Identifying and Correcting Run-ons and Comma Splices|
|Monday, May 1||Identifying and Correcting Article Errors (a, an, and the)|
|Monday, May 8||Identifying and Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement Errors|