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.
Fall 2018 Workshops
Transitioning to College Writing
Wednesday, September 12, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Not sure what your college professors expect when it comes to academic writing? In this workshop, you'll learn the basic elements that distinguish college-level writing from writing you may have done in the past. This workshop is designed to be useful for writers of all levels. Coffee, tea, and snacks are included!
Write Better Thesis Statements
Wednesday, September 26, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
In this workshop, you'll learn the characteristics of a strong thesis statement, and you'll practice writing and revising one. You'll also explore some conventions of academic argument in general. This workshop is designed for writers of ALL skill levels! Coffee, tea, and snacks are included! Please bring an assignment prompt and/or a working thesis statement for a current writing project.
How to Integrate Outside Sources
Wednesday, October 24, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Using outside sources can be challenging for even the strongest writers. In this workshop, you'll learn to incorporate the voices of other scholars into your writing without muddling your own argument. Coffee, tea, and snacks are included!
Wednesday, November 14, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Learn to make the most of "the world's most accurate grammar checker" during this interactive workshop. Be sure to bring a computer! Coffee, tea, and snacks are included!
APA Formatting Basics
Wednesday, November 28, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
APA Style is the most commonly used editorial style within the fields of business, nursing, education, and behavioral sciences. In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of APA-style formatting, citation rules, and stylistics. Coffee, tea, and snacks are included!
Johanna Saleska, Writing Program Assistant