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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.

Register for Wednesday, September 14

APA: A Primer

Many courses at Penn State Great Valley require use of American Psychological Association (APA) editorial style. This mini-workshop surveys the style guidelines and formatting rules of the most recent edition of the APA manual. Participants receive useful APA resources.

Register for Thursday, September 15

Clear, Coherent, Concise: 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.
Register for Wednesday, September 21

Presentation Design and Delivery

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

Register for Thursday, September 22

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.