Presenter: Steven Dawson
This workshop teaches participants how to use revision techniques effectively. Unlike editing, where the writer merely fixes surface errors, revision involves seeing the work in a new light. In this workshop we will explore how to revise a piece, seeing it again in a new way. The first part of the workshop will focus on global revision; the second half will explore paragraph and sentence-level revision.
Thursday, February 18, 2-3pm, North Classroom 4014
MLA, APA, and AMA Basics
Presenters: David Keener; Chris Doxtator; Kelsie McWilliams
In this session, participants will be shown the basics of citation in APA and MLA styles or APA and AMA styles, depending on location. This workshop is designed for writers from all disciplines who would like to have a better understanding of how to cite. Page format, in-text citations, and References/Works Cited sections will be covered.
APA & MLA: Monday, February 15, 11am-12pm, North Classroom 4014
APA & MLA: Tuesday, March 29, 2-3pm, North Classroom 4014
APA & AMA: Friday, April 8, 12-1pm, CU Anschutz: L28-Education 2 South 2306
Writing a Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
Presenter: Alexis Horst
This workshop provides an overview of creating a Curriculum Vitae: a specialized academic resume. Designed for both those who are new to CVs and those who are simply interested in revising their current CVs, the workshop provides a basic template for all CVs as well as optional sections and ideas for non-traditional CVs (hybrids, 1-pagers, etc.). We will discuss who needs a CV and why, as well as what goes in a CV; we will also examine a variety of professional samples. Time will be allotted to look at drafts of your own CV.
Thursday, April 7, 11am-1pm, North Classroom 4014
Tuesday, April 19, 12-1:30pm, CU Anschutz: L28-Education 2 South 1308
Crafting a Literature Review
Presenters: Kelsie McWilliams; Bekah Wright
In this workshop, participants will be shown the basics of crafting an effective literature review. The workshop will cover methods of approaching research, analyzing information, grouping sources, finding common themes and contentions, and expressing the findings in a clear and direct way.
Monday, March 7, 11am-12pm,
North Classroom 4014
Wednesday, March 9, 12-1pm, CU Anschutz: L28-Education 2 South 1308
English Grammar & Mechanics
(Tackling Common Errors in English Grammar)
Presenter: Chris Doxtator
This workshop will address the most common errors consultants encounter in clients' writing. It will cover the basic usage and rhetorical purposes of commas, semicolons, and colons as well as parallel structure.
Thursday, March 10, 1-2pm, North Classroom 4014
Application Essays, Letters, & Statements
Presenters: Bekah Wright; Caitrin Blake
This workshop will define the subtle differences between personal
statements, directed application essays, and letters of intent. It will
also discuss what should and should not be included in each, common
mistakes, and addressing academic transgressions. The workshop will
culminate with a few directed writing and brainstorming exercises in
order to get participants thinking of ways to begin the essay and topics
they can cover.
Wednesday, February 24, 12pm-1pm, CU Anschutz: L28-Education 2 South 2304
Wednesday, February 24, 12pm-1pm, North Classroom 4014
Effective Resumes/Cover Letters
Presenter: Alexis Horst
In this workshop, participants will learn how to write a professional
resume and cover letter. The workshop will discuss how the two
documents should complement one other, what information belongs in each
section, and how to tailor these documents to specific positions using
keywords. Formatting and organization will also be discussed. Time will be
allotted for questions and individual work on participants'
Thursday, March 3, 2-3pm, North Classroom 4014