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Group Workshops:

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Flow - A River Runs Through It: Moving your essay, from sentence to sentence, paragraph to paragraph
Monday, November 03, 2014 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

This seminar examines methods, and strategies, for moving confidently from one sentence to the next. By focusing, on logic, similarity, and coherence, we can achieve a readable, comprehensible and satisfying essay that effectively flows from beginning to end, does not jar the reader, and allows for an unproblematic appreciation of the essay itself.
Location: S312 Ross

Essays Made Easy
Tuesday, November 04, 2014 - 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Do you ever have trouble getting started on your essays? Do you wonder what professors expect from your assignments? This workshop will help you improve your writing by providing a systematic approach to essays that result in clear, well-organized papers. You will learn how to develop a well-considered thesis statement, and how to use evidence effectively to support your position. You will also discover the difference between summary and analysis, and see how they interact within an essay to provide a logical, coherent argument. Spaces are limited to the first 25 students attending this workshop
Location: S312 Ross

Eliminating Basic Sentence Errors
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 - 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Are your essays returned to you with comments about your grammar? Common mistakes in student writing include sentence fragments, run-on sentences, comma splices, and misused commas. Learn how to recognize and correct some of the most common errors that make essays hard to read. Spaces are limited to the first 25 students attending.
Location: S312 Ross