Any current LMU student can attend our writing workshops!
Academic Resource Center: Writing Workshops Fall 2014
All Workshops in WHH 117: Call the ARC 310-338-2847 to reserve a seat.
*ENGL 115 REQUIREMENT:
You must choose 1 workshop from EACH of the three sections below.
Understanding College Expectations Tues 9/23 – 6:00 pm
Upgrade your high school learning strategies. Understand the link between course assignments and course objectives to maximize your study efforts.
Formulating a Thesis Mon 9/29 - 5:00 pm
Writing a good thesis is key to a successful paper. This workshop explains how to move from formulating a question about your topic to providing the claim and reasons for your thesis.
Argument Essay Tues 9/30 – 7:00 pm
Take a stand and support what you say. Learn the essentials of argumentative writing.
Organizing the Chaos Wed 10/1 - 6:00 pm
Are you overwhelmed with a research assignment? Learn different methods of organizing your materials to help you cope with the chaos. Developing a detailed outline at the start reduces frantic late nights at the end.
Quoting and Paraphrasing Mon 10/13 - 5:00 pm
Don’t get caught dropping quotes or plagiarizing unintentionally. Learn how to seamlessly and correctly integrate outside sources into your papers.
Does my Paper Flow? Tues 10/14 - 5:00 pm
Learn strategies for coherence by analyzing the logical order of your paper. Bring a draft of your paper to practice the reverse outlining strategy.
Principles of Style Wed 10/15 - 7:00 pm
Learn how to cut the fluff, write clearly, add punch to your sentences, and other elements of style. Turn your research paper from good to extraordinary.
Writing in History Tues 10/21- 5:00 pm
Learn the conventions and expectations necessary for quality historical research and writing.
Write Like a Philosopher Wed 10/22 - 6:00 pm
Demystify your philosophy writing assignments. Come to this workshop and learn the special features of writing an argument, from formulating a thesis to providing logical evidence.
Writing in Literature Mon 10/27 - 6:00 pm
Discover how to analyze literature. Practice close reading and interpretation. Learn how to take these interpretations and turn them into a thesis for a paper.
Writing the Personal Statement for Graduate School Tues 10/28 – 5:00 pm
Organizing the Chaos Mon 11/3 - 7:00 pm
Formulating a Thesis Tues 11/4 - 5:00 pm
Argument Essay Wed 11/5 – 6:00 pm
Principles of Style Mon 11/10 – 6:00 pm
Quoting and Paraphrasing Tues 11/11 – 6:00 pm
Does My Paper Flow? Wed 11/12 – 5:00 pm
Citing Sources with MLA Tues 11/18 – 5:00 pm
Citing Sources with APA Tues 11/18 – 7:00 pm
Citing Sources with Chicago Style Tues 11/19 – 5:00 pm
All citation workshops teach the basics of in-text citation and citing sources at the end of your paper.