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Upcoming Workshops

Writing in Graduate School: Back to Basics
Thursday, September 11 (Fall I)
Wednesday, November 5 (Fall II)

Covering thesis statements, argument development, and use of research sources, this workshop serves as a refresher course in academic writing.  Participants will have the opportunity to discuss their projects. 

Register for September 11
Register for November 5

APA: A Primer
Wednesday, September 17 (Fall I)
Thursday, November 6 (Fall II)

Many courses at Penn State Great Valley require use of American Psychological Association (APA) editorial style. This mini-workshop surveys APA style guidelines and formatting rules.

Register for September 17
Register for November 6

Clear, Coherent, Concise: Principles of Effective Writing
Thursday, September 18 (Fall I)
Wednesday, November 12 (Fall II)

A readable writing style depends less on talent and more on careful crafting of sentences and paragraphs. This workshop presents strategies to transform weak, wordy writing that stumbles into precise, powerful prose that flows. 

Register for September 18
Register for November 12

All events take place from 5:00 until 5:55 p.m. Registration is free and refreshments are provided. For more information, contact GVWritingCenter@psu.edu.