WSIP offers a variety of workshops and events to students and the UA community. Check out what's coming up in our calendar below.
Monday, August 27, 2018
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
In this workshop, we will review the main elements of resumes, CVs, and cover letters to prepare for the job market.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
In this online workshop, we will discuss more advanced issues related to APA style, such as APA definitions (e.g., “self-plagiarism,” “figure” vs. “table,” “seriation,” etc.), heading levels, setting up figures and tables, and the publication process according to APA. We’ll also review how to find the information you need in the APA Manual. You will have an opportunity to ask specific APA-related questions.
Link will be emailed to registrants the morning of this workshop.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
In this workshop, we will practice writing concise sentences by eliminating problems such as unclear pronoun references, inconsistent verb tense, and passive voice.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
In this workshop, we will discuss what a well-crafted statement should impart about the way we approach diversity and how we work to ensure our spaces are inclusive. Participants will draft diversity statements and work with peers to review and revise.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
In this workshop, we will review the differences between summary and analysis and practice how to use both effectively in academic writing.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
In this workshop, we will discuss academic plagiarism. We will review and practice paraphrasing and quoting to incorporate references and resources effectively and correctly.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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.
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.)
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.