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Writing Workshops


Writing Services provides a variety of workshops each semester. For more information on these workshops, contact Erik or Mary.

Scroll down to see a complete list of fall/spring workshops.

*Please note that workshop dates, times, and locations are subject to change.

Workshop Dates:

Paragraph & Essay Organization:

This workshop reviews essential parts of paragraph and essay organization, including thesis statements, topic sentences, and conclusions.  After a short presentation, students will have the chance to practice outlining and mapping to organize ideas for a paragraph and essay.

Fragments:

This workshop covers the definition of a fragment, the most common types of fragments, and how to fix them. After a short presentation, students will have the chance to practice locating and correcting fragments.

Run-Ons:

This workshop reviews the definitions of run-ons and comma splices and the four most common ways to fix them. After a short presentation, students will have the chance to practice locating and correcting run-ons and comma splices. 

Commas:

This workshop reviews 12 comma rules. After a short presentation, students will have the chance to practice using commas correctly. 

MLA Citation:

This workshop reviews basic rules of MLA citation and formatting, as well as easy-to-use resources for MLA. After a short presentation, students will have the chance to practice creating a Works Cited page.



**If you missed any of these workshops but would still like the information, copies of workshop materials will be available in the Writing Center. 

Please note that these materials will not be available until after the workshop.

 

PEOPLE TO CONTACT

If you have any additional questions, please contact:

Erik Vinh
Writing Center Coordinator
(763) 422-6088

David Kenney II
Professional Writing Tutor
(763) 422-6152

Mary Bodelson 
Faculty Liaison
(763) 433-1247

Brandy Eddings 
Director of Academic Support Center
(763) 433-1619