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Writing Wednesday Skillshops

May 2024

May 2024

 

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Writing for First Year Students: Understanding Your Syllabus & Organizing Assignments

This workshop is a starter pack to teach students how to read a syllabus, organize assignments and offer an overview of the types of academic writing and expectations they will have to meet in college, including essays, blogs, lab reports, discussion posts, art analysis, and even professional emails.

12:00 PM | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/89590231459

6:00 PM   | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/83998638091

 

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Dissecting a Prompt & Rubric: Creating a Writing Timeline

Expectations of your course and writing assignments is essential to achieving academic success. In this session, students will learn how to decode a syllabus and understand a writing rubric. Students will also learn how to develop a writing timeline and how to schedule and receive writing support.

12:00 PM | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/89043532163
6:00 PM   | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/89384991798 

 

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Creating a Thesis Statement: How to Effectively Outline an Essay

An argumentative / research paper, it is crucial that student have their main point, or argument clearly and concisely thought out. Students will learn tips and tricks to help them to create a compelling, specific, and convincing thesis statement. This workshop will also go over ways to help students structure their essays more effectively (outlining, freewriting techniques, visual venn diagrams, etc.).

12:00 PM | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/89244234422
6:00 PM  | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/82047746927

 

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Writing Style Guides: A Guide to the Different Types of Writing in a College Course 

This workshop will cover different genres of academic writing essays that you'll encounter as a college student. It breaks down the needs of each genre and the tools for writing in every genre.

12:00 PM | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/82734611667
6:00 PM   | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/84819001922

June 2024

June 2024

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Paraphrasing (Adding research to writing)

The Paraphrasing (adding research to writing) workshop looks at how to put source material into one's own words to include in research papers and essays. The workshop will also explore the difference between quotations, paraphrases, and summaries. Students will have a chance to participate by answering questions and creating their own paraphrases.

12:00 PM | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/87031695006
6:00 PM   | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/87547827229

 

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Tips to Manage Writing Anxiety and Writer's Block: Getting Your Narrative Started

This workshop offers solutions for students experiencing negative feelings about their writing and are having trouble getting started. The workshop will help students understand and manage their writing anxiety and the infamous writer's block, where one is unable to begin or complete an assignment, often feeling stuck.

12:00 PM | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/83254866849
6:00 PM   | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/81106455465

 

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Writing for First Year Students: Understanding Your Syllabus & Organizing Assignments

This workshop is a starter pack to teach students how to read a syllabus, organize assignments and offer an overview of the types of academic writing and expectations they will have to meet in college, including essays, blogs, lab reports, discussion posts, art analysis, and even professional emails.

12:00 PM | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/87942364621

6:00 PM   | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/81102171795

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Dissecting a Prompt and Rubric/Creating a Writing Timeline

Understanding the expectations of your course and writing assignments is essential to achieving academic success. In this session, students will learn how to decode a syllabus and understand a writing rubric. Students will also learn how to develop a writing timeline and how to schedule and receive writing support.

12:00 PM | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/85299780949
6:00 PM   | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/81866998272

July 2024

July 2024

 

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Creating a Thesis Statement: How to Effectively Outline an Essay

An argumentative / research paper, it is crucial that student have their main point, or argument clearly and concisely thought out. Students will learn tips and tricks to help them to create a compelling, specific, and convincing thesis statement. This workshop will also go over ways to help students structure their essays more effectively (outlining, freewriting techniques, visual venn diagrams, etc.).

12:00 PM | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/83672962363
6:00 PM  | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/88010554202

 

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Writing Style Guides: A Guide to the Different Types of Writing in a College Course 

This workshop will cover different genres of academic writing essays that you'll encounter as a college student. It breaks down the needs of each genre and the tools for writing in every genre.

12:00 PM | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/82420189333
6:00 PM   | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/84395611537

 

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Paraphrasing (Adding research to writing)

The Paraphrasing (adding research to writing) workshop looks at how to put source material into one's own words to include in research papers and essays. The workshop will also explore the difference between quotations, paraphrases, and summaries. Students will have a chance to participate by answering questions and creating their own paraphrases.

12:00 PM | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/82279281565
6:00 PM   | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/89742599065

 

Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Tips to Manage Writing Anxiety and Writer's Block: Getting Your Narrative Started

This workshop offers solutions for students experiencing negative feelings about their writing and are having trouble getting started. The workshop will help students understand and manage their writing anxiety and the infamous writer's block, where one is unable to begin or complete an assignment, often feeling stuck.

12:00 PM | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/85727289094
6:00 PM   | Join Here: https://mdc-edu.zoom.us/j/83839542807