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Writing in Graduate School: Back to Basics

From developing essays, to using source material, to understanding the sometimes mysterious conventions of academic discourse, this workshop offers participants tools to become competent graduate-level writers and scholars.

Thursday, March 24 (Spring II)

Clear, Coherent, Concise: Five Strategies for Writing with Style
A readable writing style depends less on talent and more on careful crafting of sentences. This workshop presents five sentence-writing techniques to transform weak, wordy writing that stumbles into precise, powerful prose that flows.

Wednesday, March 23 (Spring II)


APA: A Primer

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.

Thursday, March 31 (Spring II)

Presentation Design and Delivery

  This workshop will present simple strategies for developing and delivering oral presentations that inform, engage, and persuade.

Register for Thursday, February 4 (Spring I)

Wednesday, March 30 (Spring II)

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