ARC Workshops

Fall 2014 ARC Workshops

All workshops are presented on Thursdays from 10:50 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. in Hoover 105.

Date Workshop Title Description Presenter
Oct. 2 Correcting Common Writing Mistakes When we write, we communicate -- sometimes more than we intend to. Professors are primarily concerned with what you are thinking and how you have engaged with the ideas in the course, but they also have a hard time ignoring grammatical errors. This workshop will help you understand, identify, and correct the top 10 grammatical errors that annoy professors the most. Polly Peterson, Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Oct. 9 Steps to Writing a Successful Research Paper Research papers can seem overwhelming, but following a step-by-step, organized approach can make your life much less stressful. This session will walk through those steps and guide you to campus and internet resources to help make you a research pro. Gary Tandy, Professor of English, and Sarah Hardy, Public Services Librarian
Oct. 30 Using APA Format Effectively Stressed out because you don't know APA style for citations? This workshop is for you. Sue O'Donnell (Associate Professor of Psychology) will cover American Psychological Association citation and reference formatting, along with several guidelines for writing in APA style. Sue O'Donnell, Associate Professor of Psychology
Nov. 6 An Introduction to MLA Format Writing styles provide guidance for language use, citations, and bibliographies. In this session, Kathy Heininge (Associate Professor of English), will present key elements of the Modern Language Association (MLA) style for essays and other written works. MLA is commonly used in humanities courses such as English, Literature, and Modern Languages. Kathy Heininge, Associate Professor of English
Nov. 13 Financial Follies: Managing Personal Finances Have you wondered what it would be like to have more freedom with your personal finances? Have you ever been stressed about your financial situation? If so, come find out what you need to know about money. You'll be surprised how simple this process can be. This workshop will provide information on a variety of personal finance topics and will focus on budgeting and credit cards. Ryan Halley, Professor of Finance

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