Workshops

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Our writing workshops are one-hour group seminars that focus on specific writing topics

All our workshops are currently conducted virtually through Zoom. Once you have registered for a workshop, you will receive an automated confirmation with the Zoom link to join on the given date and time. You can also add the workshop to your calendar from the Zoom link.


Fall 2022 Workshops

The following workshops are open for registration. Please click on the Zoom link to sign up, after which you will receive a confirmation from Zoom. We strongly recommend you add the workshop to your iCal/calendar to receive reminder notifications ahead of time.

For all questions relating to the workshops, email writingcenter@sjsu.edu.

Workshop Topic Date Time Zoom Registration Link
Revising for Clarity: Subjects and Their Verbs

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Link

Graduate Writer Mindset

Thursday, September 15, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Link

Personal Statements for Scholarships and Applications

Monday, September 19, 2022

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Link

Basic APA Style

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Link

Un-Blurring Plagiarism and Paraphrasing

Monday, September 26, 2022

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Link

PowerPoint Like a Pro

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Link

Emailing Netiquette: Academic and Professional Communication

Thursday, September 29, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Link

Common Grammar and Punctuation Errors

Monday, October 3, 2022

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Link

How to Write a Killer Introduction

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Link

Selecting and Integrating Source Material

Thursday, October 6, 2022

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Link

Muscle Verbs for Good Writing

Monday, October 10, 2022

7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Link

PowerPoint Like a Pro

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Link

Deconstructing the Prompt

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Link

Emailing Netiquette: Academic and Professional Communication

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Link

Basic APA Style

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Link

Un-Blurring Plagiarism and Paraphrasing

Monday, October 24, 2022

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Link

Sentence Variety and Rhythm

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Link

Recognizing the Parts of a Research Paper

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Link

Common Grammar and Punctuation Errors

Thursday, October 27, 2022

7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Link

Body Paragraphs

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Link

Transitions for Coherence

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Link

Common Grammar and Punctuation Errors

Monday, November 7, 2022

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Link

Creating Easy-to-Read Sentences and Paragraphs

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Link

Sentence Variety and Rhythm

Monday, November 14, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Link

Trimming the Fat: Writing Concisely and Avoiding Wordiness

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Link

Creating Easy-to-Read Sentences and Paragraphs

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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Preparing for Your Workshop Session