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ASC: Supports for Faculty and Staff - In-Class Workshops

About the Writing Workshops

Writing for College

The Writing for College workshop focuses on the pre-writing, writing and re-writing stages of academic and professional written communication, including analyzing assignment instructions, scheduling the steps for the writing process, researching, organizing ideas, editing, and referencing.

APA Basics

The APA Basics workshop focuses on introductory APA use for students including the importance of proper citing and basics of in-text citations, quotations, paraphrases, references, and formatting. This workshop assumes no prior knowledge of APA or citing.

APA Advanced

The APA Advanced workshop focuses on advanced APA use for students including single and multi-author in-text citations, block quotations, indirect and secondary citations, language and punctuation requirements, referencing, and page formatting. Students should have some knowledge of APA.

Research Papers

The Research Papers workshop is the live accompaniment to the Research Papers Hybrid LEARNing Module. This workshop covers the basic of research paper structure, objectives, and purpose. It concludes with a case study on reading assignment guidelines, choosing a topic, finding research, and writing a research paper. This workshop can also be offered as a stand-alone from the Hybrid LEARN Module.

Writing Centre Overview

This presentation provides a brief overview of the Academic Success Centre and Writing Centre, outlining the supports available for students such as writing tutoring, academic coaching, and online learning materials. This presentation is recommended at the beginning of a course or around key times (midterm, final papers).

If you have an idea for workshop that you cannot find listed here, please contact us at writing@rrc.ca to request a workshop created specifically for your class.

To Book a Writing Workshop for Your Class

Writing Centre staff can deliver writing workshops to your class on request. Our workshops guide students through active learning strategies needed for writing success. Workshops are designed to be student-centered and interactive, and are best delivered when modified to suit the specific requirements of your program. Instructors are asked to attend workshops to contextualize the workshop content to their courses. Please book at least one week in advance to ensure our staff have time to align workshop content to your students’ current needs. 

To request and book a Writing in-classroom workshop please complete the online form below.

Questions about the Writing workshops? Please contact:
   
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Nicholas Schroeder 

Academic Support Specialist, Writing  

writing@rrc.ca