Workshops

Writing Workshops

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Introduction to the Writing Studio

About this Workshop

In this workshop, students will learn about the Writing Studio and how it can help them succeed in their courses and beyond. Topics this workshop covers include:

  • Scheduling a consultation
  • Utilizing drop-in times
  • Making the most of your session
  • Accessing writing resources

 

Length of Workshop

10-15 minutes

When to Schedule

48 hours prior to desired day/time

Resources Needed

Presenter will need access to a computer and projector/monitor

Skimming Lessons:
Academic Reading Strategies

About this Workshop

In this interactive workshop, students will learn how to read less and learn more. Topics this workshop covers include:

  • Tips for skimming
  • Tips for scanning/searching for specifics
  • Tips for annotating

 

Length of Workshop

40-50 minutes

When to Schedule

1 week prior to desired day/time

Resources Needed

Presenter will need access to a computer and projector/monitor

 

Demystifying Academic Writing

About this Workshop

In this workshop, students will learn what makes academic writing academic, and how it is the same, yet differs, from the writing they do every day. Topics this workshop covers include:

  • Identifying an audience
  • Following conventions
  • Clear & concise writing
  • Using sources
  • Polishing your work

 

Length of Workshop

40-50 minutes

When to Schedule

1 week prior to desired day/time

Resources Needed

Presenter will need access to a computer and projector/monitor

Using Sources

About this Workshop

In this interactive workshop, students will learn why and how to use sources in academic writing. Topics this workshop covers include:

  • identifying filter bubbles and echo chambers;
  • direct quotes v. paraphrases and how to format each;
  • searching Mullins Library, Google Scholar, and online as well as emphasizing the differences between .com, .org, .edu, and .gov

For more information, watch the video below from Mullins Library English librarian, Molly Boyd, on how to use the library's resources.

Length of Workshop

50-60 minutes

When to Schedule

1 week prior to desired day/time

Resources Needed

Presenter will need access to a computer and projector/monitor

More workshops coming soon!

Events

Graduate Student Write-In

Register for the Write-In

Enter "UARKGRAD20" when promted during registration.

Workshop: "Skimming Lessons: Academic Reading Strategies"

Date

December 2, 2021

Time

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Location

Mullins Library 449 and 451

Workshop: "Using Sources"

Date

December 2, 2021

Time

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Location

Mullins Library 449 and 451

Write-In

Join us in Mullins for a Graduate Student Write-In! Bring your laptop and writing projects and we'll supply the snacks, writing support from Writing Studio consultants, and motivation!

Date

December 3, 2021

Time

8:00am - 11:30am and 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Location

Mullins Library 449 and 451

Registration for a Write-In session will be open soon!

Research Week Workshop: "Skimming Lessons: Academic Reading Strategies"

Virtual event in collaboration with the Graduate School

Date

November 9, 2021

Time

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location

Online