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We offer free workshops throughout each semester for all Concordia students, faculty, and staff. All workshops will be online.
What is “Academic Writing?”
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 12 to 12:30pm PT
Scholarly tones, lengthy papers and discussions–How does academic writing distinguish itself from other kinds, and how can you navigate the difference in your own work?
AI, Writing, and You
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 12 to 12:30pm PT
Does Generative AI eliminate the need for writing consultants–or writing altogether? Learn what AI can do for you, what it can’t do, and how it may change your writing process.
Using Sources Well
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 12 to 12:30pm PT
Get the most out of research–from first glance to final draft–whether you’re working with quotes, paraphrases, summaries, or some combination of all three!
The Perfect Final Paper
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 12 to 12:30pm PT
Attend to learn inside secrets to writing successful term papers and final projects!
Tuesday, Sept 19, 2023 12 to 12:30pm PT
From big picture to parentheses and period placement, see how you can wrangle in those APA rules and make them work for you.
Writing Studio 101
Tuesday, Sept 5, 2023 12 to 12:30pm PT
Investigate the what, where, when, why, and how of a great writing consultation both at the Studio and through the OWL!
Blank Screen Blues
Tuesday 09/21, 12:00-12:30 p.m. (PDT) Online
Stuck on page one? Learn three brainstorming strategies to push through writer's block.
Paragraphs that Flow
Tuesday 10/12, 12:00-12:30 p.m. (PDT) Online
How do you avoid weak, choppy paragraphs? Tune in to hear the Writing Studio's advice.
Tuesday 10/26, 12:00-12:30 p.m. (PDT) Online
Fumbling your APA formatting? The Writing Studio's got your back.
Cookies and Quotes: Integrating Evidence
Tuesday 11/09, 12:00-12:30 p.m. (PDT) Online
Check out the Writing Studio's tips on incorporating research and analysis into your paper. (It's way more like Oreos than you ever thought.)
Tuesday 11/30, 12:00-12:30 p.m. (PDT) Online
Boost your formatting confidence by mastering the basic principles of MLA.
Plagiarism: Avoiding Intellectual Theft
Wednesday 1/26, 1:30-2:00 p.m. (PST) Online
Stealing words and ideas is just as bad (and illegal) as any other kind of theft. Learn what plagiarism looks like and how to avoid it!
Acing Your Study Plan: Tools for Academic Success
Wednesday 2/16, 10:30-11:00 a.m. (PST) Online
Harness a few simple study tools to improve your academic performance.
Wednesday 3/9, 1:30-2:00 p.m. (PST) Online
"What's a thesis? Why do I need a thesis? How do I write a thesis?" We'll tell you!
First Impressions: Mastering the Introduction
Wednesday 3/23, 1:30-2:00 p.m. (PST) Online
Introductions have a lot in common with job interviews and first dates. Learn in this workshop how to impress your reader from the start!
Wednesday 4/6, 1:30-2:00 p.m. (PST) Online
Trim the fat from your writing with our tips for clear communication.
So What: Mastering the Conclusion
Wednesday 4/20, 1:30-2:00 p.m. (PST) Online
How do you get someone to care about what you've written? Answer: the conclusion.
Building Better Paragraphs
Wednesday 10/5, 10:30 (PST) Online
Avoid willy-nilly organization with our M.E.A.L. plan for paragraphs.
Personal Statements & Statements of Purpose
Wednesday 10/26, 10:30 (PST) Online
Learn how to set apart your grad school application from the rest.