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ACADEMIC SKILLS WORKSHOPS: FALL 2017

FREE! 

This workshop -style program provides instruction and practice on the academic skills necessary for success in university-level courses.  Through direct instruction and practice, students will locate reliable research sources, read and respond critically, summarize, paraphrase, quote, and generate citations using MLA and APA formats. Students will also develop confidence in sentence structure and will learn key editing strategies.     

Sessions include:

  • Sentences: structure & style:
  • Critical Reading: thinking, responding, notetaking
  • Writing With Other People’s Ideas: paraphrasing
  • Writing With Other People’s Ideas: summarizing
  • Writing With Other People’s Ideas: quoting & citing
  • Editing Strategies: avoiding common errors
  • Researching: academic vs popular sources
  • Documenting Sources: APA & References
  • Documenting Sources: MLA & Works Cited

Drop in to any session, as often as you want!  No registration is necessary. 

DATE

TIME

ROOM

INSTRUCTOR

TOPIC

Tues 09/12

11:30-1:00pm

H123

Chantale

Sentences: structure & style

Wed 09/13

10:00-11:30am

H123

Michael

Critical Reading: thinking, responding, notetaking

Mon 09/18

2:30-4:00pm

L203

Elise

Researching: academic vs popular sources

Tues 09/19

11:30-1:00pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: paraphrasing

Wed 09/20

10:00-11:30am

H123

Michael

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: summarizing

Tues 09/26

11:30-1:00 pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: quoting & citing

Wed 09/27

10:00-11:30am

H123

Michael

Editing Strategies: avoiding common errors

Thurs 09/28

11:30-1:00pm

L203

Elise

Documenting Sources: APA & References

Mon 10/02

2:30-4:00pm

L203

Erin

Documenting Sources: MLA & Works Cited

Tues 10/03

11:30-1:00 pm

H123

Chantale

Sentences: structure & style

Wed 10/04

10:00-11:30am

H123

Michael

Critical Reading: thinking, responding, notetaking

Tues 10/10

11:30-1:00 pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: paraphrasing

Wed 10/11

10:00-11:30am

H123

Michael

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: summarizing

Thurs 10/12

11:30-1:00pm

L203

Elise

Researching: academic vs popular sources

Mon 10/16

2:30-4:00pm

L203

Elise

Documenting Sources: APA & References

Tues 10/17

11:30-1:00 pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: quoting & citing

Wed 10/18 

10:00-11:30am

H123

Michael

Editing Strategies: avoiding common errors

Tues 10/24

11:30-1:00 pm

H123

Chantale

Sentences: structure & style

Wed 10/25

10:00-11:30am

H123

Michael

Critical Reading: thinking, responding, notetaking

Thurs 10/26

11:30-1:00pm

L203

Erin

Documenting Sources: MLA & Works Cited

Mon 10/30

2:30-4:00pm

L203

Elise

Researching: academic vs popular sources

Tues 10/31

11:30-1:00 pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: paraphrasing

Wed 11/01

10:00-11:30am

H123

Michael

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: summarizing

Tues 11/07

11:30-1:00 pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: quoting & citing

Wed 11/08

10:00-11:30am

H123

Michael

Editing Strategies: avoiding common errors

Thurs 11/09

11:30-1:00pm

L203

Elise

Documenting Sources: APA & References

Tues 11/14

11:30-1:00 pm

H123

Chantale

Sentences: structure & style

Wed 11/15 

10:00-11:30am

H123

Michael

Critical Reading: thinking, responding, notetaking

Thurs 11/16

2:30-4:00pm

L203

Erin

Documenting Sources: MLA & Works Cited

Tues 11/21

11:30-1:00 pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: paraphrasing

Wed 11/22

10:00-11:30am

H123

Michael

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: summarizing

Thurs 11/23

11:30-1:00pm

L203

Elise

Researching: academic vs popular sources

Mon 11/27

2:30-4:00pm

L203

Elise

Documenting Sources: APA & References

Tues 11/28

11:30-1:00 pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: quoting & citing

Wed 11/29 

10:00-11:30am

H123

Michael

Editing Strategies: avoiding common errors

Tues 12/05

11:30-1:00 pm

H123

Chantale

Sentences: structure & style

Wed 12/06

10:00-11:30am

H123

Michael

Critical Reading: thinking, responding, notetaking

Thurs 12/07

11:30-1:00pm

L203

Erin

Documenting Sources: MLA & Works Cited

Tues 12/12

11:30-1:00 pm

H123

Chantale

Writing With Other People’s Ideas: quoting & citing

Wed 12/13 

10:00-11:30am

H123

Michael

Editing Strategies: avoiding common errors

 

 

 

 

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