The Writing Center will be announcing its Summer 2014 workshops soon!
All events will be held in the Writing Center in ASBN room 108, unless noted otherwise.
These workshops are free and do not require registration.
Students majoring in Mass Communication or Health Administration are required to pass the Punctuation, Usage, and Grammar Exam. The Writing Center offers a review session every week to help students take on the PUG challenge. The review sessions are also a great review of basic grammar and punctuation rules for all students.
Learn the basics of MLA style from in-text citations to the Works Cited page and all the formatting in between.
Learn the basics of Chicago and/or Turabian style such as footnotes, endnotes (and the difference between the two), Bibliographies, and more.
Learn the basics of APA style from in-text citations to the references page and all the formatting in between.
Have to write an essay for Nutrition? This workshop provides students with a better look into how to write specifically for nutrition classes and assignmetns.
Does the thought of an essay exam strike fear in your heart? In this workshop, you’ll learn how to change essay exams from exercises in terror into an opportunity to show your professor how much you’ve learned.
Do you feel lost and confused when it comes to composing an essay for class? This workshop will walk you through the basics of essay writing. Learn about organization, paragraph structure, introductions, conclusions, and much more.
Do you realize your study habits need to change, but you’re not sure where to start? Come to this workshop to explore some of the most common bad habits and learn some new more effective study strategies.
This workhshop will take you through the steps necessary for applying (and getting in) to Graduate School.
For this workshop the Writing Center partners with Career Services to help you create the best possible Resume & Cover Letter. Learn about the Dos and Don'ts of Resume & Cover letters. How much is too much? What is necessary/unnecessary? Ask all of your questions here.
Curriculum Vitae are slightly different than Resumes. Learn the difference between the two, and how to create a strong and impressive CV.
This workshop for Journalism students will teach the basics of Associated Press style, how to write a lead, the inverted pyramid, and more.
Maybe you understand how to analyze pieces of literature. But what about analyzing texts that cannot be found in a book or an article? In this workshop you will learn the basics of analyzing "texts" that do not appear to be "texts" in the traditional sense.
This workshop will explore the research strategies, writing style, and citations used in philosophy classes.
Learn how to write about poetry, including meter, rhyme, and literary devices.
So you want to write a Screenplay? Learn about the basics of composing a screenplay at this Workshop.
Learn about the basics of creative writing, including how to get started and tips on how to keep your creativity flowing.
This workshop will be held in Lampasas.
Are you tackling (or preparing to tackle) the Honors Thesis? This workshop will give you an in-depth look at formatting basics as well as other necessary thesis-writing tactics.
Learn effective technical communication skills, including how to write memos, business letters, and reports.
Writing for science is very different thatn writing for literature. In this workshop you will learn the basic structure of science papers, as well as what language to use/avoid.
For more information, contact the Writing Center at 512.245.3018 or email Director Deb Balzhiser at email@example.com.