In this workshop, we will learn about various sentence structures and how to use them in academic writing. We will practice writing and editing texts to hone our skills in sentence development.
WSIP offers a variety of workshops and events to students and the UA community. Check out what's coming up in our calendar below.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
In this workshop, we will discuss the importance of concise language for grant writing. We will practice by writing statements and providing peer review.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
In this workshop, we will review useful strategies to increase your academic vocabulary and use it effectively in your writing.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
In this online workshop, we will review ways to format your scholarly manuscripts in Word (creating headings, automatic Tables of Contents, captions for figures and tables, running heads with pagination, and so forth). Formatting steps will be demonstrated, and you will have the opportunity to practice. (We will work in Word 2016 for PC.)
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Description: In this workshop for ABD students, we will explore ways to identify and fix common causes of sentence-level wordiness. Please bring a short sample of your writing (either hardcopy or on a laptop) with you to this workshop.
Register at the following link: http://bit.ly/abd2phd-nov2018
In-person space is limited; if in-person seats are not available, we encourage you to attend online via Zoom. (In the registration survey, you can indicate that you plan to attend online.)
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
In this workshop, we will practice writing concise sentences by eliminating problems such as unclear pronoun references, inconsistent verb tense, and passive voice. (NOTE: This is a repeat of the Improving Grammar and Style workshop we offered on September 18th.)
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
In this workshop, we will introduce useful strategies for making writing concise and effective by reducing redundancy, avoiding clutter, and using prepositions effectively.
**This workshop is also available online in 20-minute segments for $4 per segment.