In this workshop, we will practice writing concise sentences by eliminating problems such as unclear pronoun references, inconsistent verb tense, and passive voice.
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, September 23, 2019
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
In this workshop, we will discuss common writing concerns for second language writers in academia. We will brainstorm strategies and tips, and identify useful resources.
Monday, October 7, 2019
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 16, 2019
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.
Zoom link will be emailed to registrants the morning of this workshop.
Monday, October 21, 2019
In this workshop, we will review and practice paraphrasing and quoting to incorporate references effectively and correctly. We will consider the roles of summary and analysis in this process.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
In this workshop, we will present a brief overview of the four most important statements required for graduate school and job applications. Attendees are encouraged to set up tutoring appointments afterwards to work on draft statements.
Monday, November 4, 2019
In this workshop, we will review the main elements of resumes, CVs, and cover letters to prepare for the job market.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
In this workshop, we will discuss the importance of concise language for grant writing. We will focus on structure, tone, and clarity.