We offer free workshops throughout each semester for all Concordia students, faculty, and staff. Workshops are held in the Writing Studio, located on the main floor of the library.
Please check back for our Spring 2018 workshop offerings.
Spring 2018 Workshops
What is Academic Writing Anyway?: A Roundtable Discussion
Wednesday, January 24, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Are you confused about your professors’ expectations for academic essays? Join the Writing Studio staff and guest faculty members in a discussion about conventions of academic writing and how to seek help when you feel lost.
Blank Screen Blues: How Brainstorm Your Way to a First Draft
Wednesday, February 14, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Are you writing a paper and don’t know where to start? In this workshop, you’ll learn techniques for getting your ideas down on paper and organizing them into an outline. You’ll be on your way to that first draft in no time!
Building Better Paragraphs
Wednesday, February 28, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
In this workshop, you’ll learn how to revise poorly structured paragraphs in order to add clarity and coherence to your writing.
Cookies and Quotes: How to Integrate Research & Evidence
Wednesday, March 14, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
In this interactive workshop, you will learn to incorporate outside sources smoothly and effectively into your paragraphs without losing your personal voice.
Understanding & Avoiding Plagiarism
Wednesday, April 11, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Did you know that plagiarism can occur unintentionally? In this workshop, you’ll learn about what “plagiarism” means here at CUI, habits that lead to plagiarism, and tips for using sources accurately and effectively in your future work.
Wednesday, April 25, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Do you constantly lose points for poor punctuation? Need a quick refresher? Join us as we review and practice the correct use of commas, semicolons, and more.
Johanna Saleska, Writing Program Assistant