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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If you experience difficulties registering for an event, please contact the ULC

Jan
Tue
27

Integrating Quotations

Writing Workshop with Jasmine L.
1:00 PM to 1:50 PM

MURRAY 145

Quotations are important in research papers, but they can only be helpful if you know how to integrate them properly.  This workshop will cover ways to integrate quotations seamlessly into your writing.
Jan
Tue
27

Introduction to Writing History Essays

Writing Workshop with Erin S., History
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

MURRAY G3

Taking a history class? Join History Department graduate student Erin Spinney, also a Writing Centre tutor, as she walks you through how to write an excellent history essay. Bring your questions!
Jan
Wed
28

Punctuation 101

Writing Workshop with Shakti B., English, Arts & Science
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

MURRAY G3

This workshop will help writers learn to construct grammatically correct, properly punctuated sentences.
Jan
Wed
28

An Introduction to Writing Lab Reports

Writing Workshop with Dena B., University Learning Centre
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

MURRAY 102

This workshop covers the basics of how to write a lab report, and includes resources, and discussion. NOTE: this workshop is for undergraduate students taking a lab component for the first time.
Jan
Thu
29

Common Grammatical and Stylistic Mistakes

Writing Workshop with Maryann S., Peer Mentor, PAL Program
10:30 AM to 11:20 AM

MURRAY 145

Everyone makes mistakes sometimes.... Learn about some of the most common grammatical, stylistic, and punctuation mistakes made in university writing, and how to avoid them.
Jan
Thu
29

Introduction to Chicago Manual of Style Citation and Formatting

Writing Workshop with Erin Spinney
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

MURRAY 145

Come to this short workshop to learn a bit more about proper Chicago Style citation, footnoting, and formatting. Bring your essay! 
Feb
Tue
3

Introduction to Chicago Manual of Style Citation and Formatting

Writing Workshop with Erin S., History
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

MURRAY G3

Come to this short workshop to learn a bit more about proper Chicago Style citation, footnoting, and formatting.
Feb
Tue
10

An Introduction to the Scientific Writing Process

Writing Workshop with Koryn H., Peer Mentor, PAL Program
1:30 PM to 2:20 PM

MURRAY 102

This workshop is designed to give an overview of the scientific writing process, focusing on language, formatting, and resource citation.  This workshop is intended to be for undergraduate students only.
Feb
Thu
12

Writing in Psychology

Writing Workshop with Jade A., Psychology
1:00 PM to 2:30 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.