Weekly Workshop Schedule

WSIP offers a regular series of 50-minute workshops weekly throughout the semester. Workshops are interactive and activity-based. Participants are encouraged to bring samples of their own writing to practice skills. Attendance is free for UA undergraduate and graduate students. Non-students may purchase attendance for $10/workshop; $45/5 workshops; or $85/10 workshops. 

Times

Mondays, 12:00pm - 12:50pm and Wednesdays 10:00am - 10:50am

Location

Online only. We will send you a meeting link before the workshop.

Attendance Policy

If you need to cancel your registration, please contact our office at (520) 621-5849 or writingskills@email.arizona.edu..

If you need to request a signature confirming your participation, please ask the instructor during the workshop and be prepared to email them the document.

Workshop Series

 Please contact us at writingskills@email.arizona.edu should you have any problems registering, or if you have registered but not received a link to the workshop by day before the session. You may register for both Monday and Wednesday sessions. Registration for Spring 2022 workshops will open in January 2022.

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA STUDENTS

  • REGISTRATION (MONDAY WORKSHOPS)
  • REGISTRATION (WEDNESDAY WORKSHOPS)

NON-UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA STUDENTS

  • REGISTRATION (MONDAY OR WEDNESDAY)
WEDNESDAY WORKSHOPS: 10:00 - 11:00 am

January 19: Writing for Online Classes In this workshop, we will discuss strategies for writing effectively in online classes.

February 2: Overview of Academic Writing In this workshop, we will learn about and practice strategies for improving word choice, organization, transitions, and arguments.

February 16: Improving Grammar and Style In this workshop, we will practice writing concise sentences by eliminating problems such as overuse of passive voice, unclear pronoun references, and faulty parallelism.

March 2: Sentence Length and Variety In this workshop, we will learn about various sentence structures and how to use them in academic writing.

March 23: Using References Effectively In this workshop, we will review and practice paraphrasing and quoting to incorporate references effectively and correctly.

April 6: Resumes, CVs, and Cover Letters In this workshop, we will review the main elements of resumes, CVs, and cover letters to prepare for the job market.

 

 

MONDAY WORKSHOPS: 12:00-12:50 pm

January 24: Teaching Writing in an Online Classroom In this workshop, we will discuss strategies for instructors teaching writing in online classes.

February 7: Developing Vocabulary and Academic Voice In this workshop, we will review useful strategies to increase academic vocabulary and use it effectively.

February 21: Challenges, Tips, & Resources for Second Language Writers In this workshop, we will discuss common writing concerns for second language writers in academia and share several helpful resources.

March 14: APA Style for Academic Writing In this workshop, we will discuss advanced issues related to APA style. We’ll also review how to find the information you need in the APA Manual.

March 28: Writing Statements for Applications In this workshop, we will present a brief overview of important statements required for graduate school and job applications.

April 11: Writing a Grant Proposal In this workshop, we will discuss the importance of concise language for grant writing. We will discuss structure, tone, and clarity.

 

Digital Workshop Available for Purchase:  Whittling down Wordiness**

In this workshop, we introduce useful strategies for making writing concise by reducing redundancy, avoiding clutter, and using prepositions effectively. **Available in 20-minute segments for $4 per segment.