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Workshop Schedule

The Writing Resource Center offers a variety of 30 minute workshops focusing on writing and grammar. Below is our schedule of workshops, which begin the second week of classes.

WRC Workshop Schedule

Week 2: April 5-11

Date                     Time           Topic

Mon. 4/6            10am          Thesis Statements and Topic Sentences

Mon. 4/6            1:30pm       Essay Invention

Tue. 4/7             10 am         Run-ons

Tue. 4/7             1:30pm       Sentence Variety

Wed. 4/8            10:00am     Commas

Wed. 4/8            1:30pm       Sentence Variety

Thur. 4/9            10am          Part of Speech, Phrases, and Clauses

Thur. 4/9            1:30pm       Commas

Week 3: April 12-18

Date                     Time           Topic

Mon. 4/13            10am          Fragments

Mon. 4/13            1:30pm       Paragraph Development and Coherence

Tue. 4/14             10 am        Comma

Tue. 4/14             1:30pm       Fragments

Wed. 4/15            10:00am     Timed Writing

Wed. 4/15            1:30pm       Thesis Statements and Topic Sentences

Thur. 4/16            10am          Getting Started on a Paper (Bring your writing prompt)     

Thur. 4/16            1:30pm       Fragments

Week 4: April 19-25

Date                     Time           Topic

Mon. 4/20            10am          Run-ons

Mon. 4/20            1:30pm       Thesis Statements and Topic Sentences

Tue. 4/21             10 am         Paragraph Development and Coherence

Tue. 4/21             1:30pm       APA/MLA Citation

Wed. 4/22            10:00am     Run-ons

Wed. 4/22            1:30pm       Apostrophes

Thur. 4/23            10am          Getting Started on a Paper (Bring your writing prompt)

Thur. 4/24            1:30pm       Run-ons

Week 5: April 26-May 2

Date                     Time           Topic

Mon. 4/27              10am          Commas

Mon. 4/27              1:30pm       Paraphrasing/Summarizing

Tue. 4/28               10 am         Essay Development and Organization                

Tue. 4/28               1:30pm       Commas

Wed. 4/29              10:00am     Commas

Wed. 4/29              1:30pm       APA/MLA Citation

Thur. 4/30              10am          Paragraph Development and Coherence

Thur. 4/30              1:30pm       Commas

Week 6: May 3-9

Date                  Time           Topic

Mon. 5/4            10am          Quotation Marks (Citing/Plagiarism)                  

Mon. 5/4            1:30pm       Paragraph Development and Coherence

Tue. 5/5            10 am         Paraphrasing/Summarizing

Tue. 5/5             1:30pm       Quotation Marks (Citing/Plagiarism)

Wed. 5/6            10:00am     Timed Writing

Wed. 5/6            1:30pm       Paraphrasing/Summarizing

Thur. 5/4            10am          APA/MLA Citation

Thur. 5/7            1:30pm       Quotation Marks (Citing/Plagiarism)

Week 7: May 10-16

Date                     Time           Topic

Mon. 5/11            10am          Thesis Statements and Topic Sentences

Mon. 5/11            1:30pm       Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

Tue. 5/12             10 am        Timed Writing

Tue. 5/12             1:30pm      Subject-Verb Agreement

Wed. 5/13            10:00am    Scholarship Letter/Business Letters

Wed. 5/13            1:30pm      APA/MLA Citation

Thur. 5/14            10am         Essay Development and Organization

Thur. 5/14            1:30pm      Subject-Verb Agreement

 Week 8: May 17-23

Date                     Time           Topic

Mon. 5/18            10am         Timed Writing

Mon. 5/18            1:30pm      APA/MLA Citation      

Tue. 5/19            10 am       Other Punctuation

Tue. 5/19            1:30pm     APA/MLA Citation

Wed. 5/20           10:00am   Essay Development and Organization

Wed. 5/20           2:30pm     Other Punctuation

Thur. 5/21           10am        Getting Started on a Paper (Bring your writing prompt)

Thur. 5/21           1:30pm     Quotation Marks (Citing/Plagiarism)



Ideas for a Workshop?

We will be having our quarterly two-part GWAR Preparation Workshop: Strategies to Follow and Mistakes to Avoid

Part 1: Take a practice GWAR exam

Time: Friday, April 24 at 1 p.m.

Location: WRC (Admin. East 105)

Duration: (1.5 hours or less)

Part 2: GWAR strategies and individual conferences with tutors about your practice exam

Time: Friday, May 1 at 1 p.m.

Location: WRC (Admin. East 105)

Duration: (1-2 hours)