Writing Workshops

Writing workshops are scheduled from September through March. If you cannot attend one of our workshops, you can contact the writing help coordinator by emailing writinghelp@usask.ca for handouts and/or slides.  We can also give you access to recordings of some past workshops, such as Writing in Native Studies, and Writing the Literature Review.

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Click here to see MORE Writing Help Workshops being offered in September during Smart Start - Sept 22-26, 2014

Sep
Thu
18

Writing a Strong Thesis Statement

Writing Workshop with Danielle M., Peer Mentor, PAL Program
11:30 AM to 12:20 PM

MURRAY G3

In this hands-on workshop, we will define what a thesis statement is, differentiate between strong and weak thesis statements. Whether you are a beginner or a pro in thesis-statement writing, this is a great workshop for refreshing your memory if it has been awhile since you've written an essay.

Please note that there are additional writing help workshops offered during the week of September 22nd-26th and they are listed under the Smart Start category. Join us for this week long academic orientation. More details are available at www.usask.ca/ulc/smartstart

Sep
Tue
30

Introduction to Writing English Essays

Writing Workshop with Devin E.
1:00 PM to 2:20 PM

MURRAY G3

Join English graduate student Devin Ens, also a Writing Centre tutor, as he walks you through how to write an excellent English essay.
Sep
Tue
30

Essay Structure and Thesis Statements

Writing Workshop with Michael Horacki, University Learning Centre
2:30 PM to 3:50 PM

MURRAY 102

An important part of writing an essay is drafting a thesis statement and then creating a structure that complements that thesis. The thesis and organization of your paper can shift and change throughout the drafting process, too. Come to this short workshop to learn how to develop a strong thesis statement while attending to a clear structure.
Oct
Thu
2

Essay Structure and Thesis Statements

Writing Workshop with Michael Horacki, University Learning Centre
1:00 PM to 2:20 PM

MURRAY G3

An important part of writing an essay is drafting a thesis statement and then creating a structure that complements that thesis. The thesis and organization of your paper can shift and change throughout the drafting process, too. Come to this short workshop to learn how to develop a strong thesis statement while attending to a clear structure.
Oct
Mon
6

Introduction to Writing Philosophy Essays

Writing Workshop with Devin E.
2:30 PM to 3:20 PM

MURRAY 145

Taking a philosophy class? Join graduate student Devin Ens, also a Writing Centre tutor, as he walks you through how to write an excellent philosophy essay.  Bring your questions!
Oct
Thu
16

Writing in Psychology

Writing Workshop with Jade A., Psychology
1:00 PM to 2:20 PM

MURRAY 102

This workshop will help you get started writing a paper in Psychology or give you valuable tips on improving a paper you have already written.  We will discuss the different types of papers you may be assigned and what to include, and not include, in each.  We will also discuss the writing style and conventions appropriate in Psychology and how to avoid common mistakes.