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​OCWC Workshops and Seminars


Spring 2019 Webinar Series

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RECORDING: Harnessing a Dissertation Mindset

This 60-minute session will provide support and guidance for developing an mindset about your dissertation project. Writing, researching, and developing a dissertation takes careful planning and a lot of persistence. 
Basic project management techniques, goal setting, and a growth mindset can help students manage this impressive undertaking. ​​

RECORDING: Preserving Your Academic Integrity: How to Avoid Plagiarism

Learn the skills of quoting, summarizing, and paraphrasing and APA citation to make sure that you are not committing plagiarism in your academic work.​

RECORDING: Building Blocks for Better Writing 1: Basics of Academic Prose

This 60-minute presentation covers the basics of academic prose, including APA grammar rules and sentence structure. Leave feeling more confident in your abilities to craft clear, concise sentences and paragraphs.​

RECORDING: APA Basics

This 60-minute presentation will cover APA in-text citations, APA references, and common APA style rules such as seriation, headings, formatting, and more!

 

RECORDING: Building Blocks for Better Writing 2: Tips for Tackling the a Term Paper

In this webinar, we will expand upon Part 1, which covered grammar building blocks, to review the building blocks of the typical ten page term paper, including: writing a thesis statement, outlining the paper, proper paragraphing, transitions, crafting a conclusion, and more. Transition from paper assigned to paper accomplished with this OCWC workshop.

RECORDING: Advanced APA​

APA style involves more than just how to cite your sources. APA provides specific guidelines on your writing style, tone, and presentation. This 60-minute presentation will review some of the more nuanced rules of APA style and how to craft a solid academic manuscript.

 

RECORDING: From Annotation to Synthesis​

This 60-minute presentation will guide students through the writing techniques needed to advance research writing from article summary and annotation to a synthesized literature review.

 

RECORDING: Writing As Students​

Presented by a TCSPP first-generation graduate student, this 60-minute session on the writing process from the student perspective will focus on fostering time management skills for organizing, drafting, submitting for review, and revising; how to locate TCSPP resources such as the OCWC, library, student support, and more; tips for professional and academic communication, including emails, discussion board posts, and requests for letters of recommendations; and overall writing and motivational tips.