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Group Workshops:

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Essays Made Easy
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Do you ever have trouble getting started on your essays? Do you wonder what professors expect from your assignments? The "Essays Made Easy" 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 limited to the first 25 students attending. This workshop will be cancelled in the event of a strike by CUPE 3903.
Location: Writing Centre - S312 Ross

Strategic Essay Writing - Effective Introductions/Conclusions
Thursday, March 05, 2015 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Strong introductions and conclusions are essential to the overall success of an academic essay. Part 1: Learn how to write a dynamic introduction that effectively identifies the focus of your paper and provides critical context for the reader. Part 2: Learn how to address the conclusion writers block. This part of the seminar will look at various tips that can help you write a balanced conclusion that provides a sense of closure to your paper. Spaces are limited to the first 25 students. This workshop will be cancelled in the event of a strike by CUPE 3903.
Location: S312 Ross

Essay Drafts: From outline to finished product
Friday, March 06, 2015 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

How do you get from a rough outline to a polished essay ready to hand to the prof? This workshop will demonstrate how essay drafts make this possible. Spaces are limited to the first 25 students attending this workshop. This workshop will be cancelled in the event of a strike by CUPE 3903.
Location: S312 Ross