Workshops

Our group workshops are designed to teach you new skills that you can apply directly to your academic work. Presented by our specialists, each workshop focuses on specific academic tasks and concerns with university-level studying and reading, time management and planning, exams, or writing. Learn more about our workshops specially designed for graduate students.

Register for Winter 2020 workshops. 

Fall 2019 Workshops

  • Editing and Revising

    What’s the difference between correcting and revising a paper? Learn some tips on how to “SEE” your writing better and move from making your writing merely correct to making it effective. 

    Date: Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
    Time: 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
    Cost: $20
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  • Paraphrasing Effectively and Correctly

    They tell you to “put it in your own words.” But what does that really mean and how do you do it without being accused of plagiarism? Paraphrasing is a skill that takes time and effort — begin that skill development here. 

    Date: Tues., Nov. 26, 2019
    Time: 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
    Cost: $20
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  • Plagiarism 1 & 2 Special Session

    This session includes Plagiarism 1 and 2 together in one day. Students who register in this session must attend both the morning and the afternoon.

    Date: Thurs., Dec. 5, 2019
    Time: 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
    Cost: $40
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  • Plagiarism 2: Integrating and Using Sources (companion to Plagiarism 1)

    This workshop will consider how plagiarism might happen, the use of “common knowledge,” effective integration of the words and ideas of others, and how to avoid situations that lead to plagiarism. 

    Date: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
    Time: 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
    Cost: $20
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  • Planning for Finals

    Are you ready for your final exams? Plan your studying, and learn how to deal with multiple final exams in this hands-on workshop. Bring your course outlines, exam topics, and exam dates.

    Date: Tues., Nov. 19, 2019
    Time: 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
    Cost: $20
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  • Studying for and Writing In-Class Essays

    Learn how to study for and produce time-limited, single-draft writing as expected for in-class essay situations. 

    Date: Wed., Dec. 4, 2019
    Time: 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
    Cost: $20
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