Essay-Writing Improvement Series Workshops
Generally, people who are good writers have a positive attitude about writing. The QEP Essay-Writing Improvement Series is designed to strengthen your writing skills, lessen your apprehension about writing assignments, and enhance your attitude toward writing. The essay topics include, but are not limited to:
Finding credible sources
Composing an accurate works cited page and annotated bibliography
Reviewing essay formats
Creating effective thesis statements
Exploring the various types of paragraphs
Using quotation marks for direct and block quotes
Paraphrasing and proper in-text citation formatting
Revising, Editing, and Proofreading
SSU Weekly Writing Workshops have been developed and presented by the Office of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), SSU Writing Center, and Asa H. Gordon Library teams.
Essay-Writing Improvement Series Presentations:
Thursday, January 30th: "The Writing Process"
Thursday, February 6th: "Let's Get Back to Essay-Writing Basics" (Part I and Part II)
Thursday, February 13th: "Pirating Words"
Thursdsay, February 20th: "Can I Quote You on That?"
Thursday, February 27th: "Check Yourself!"
Thursday, March 27th: "The Writing Process"
Thursday, April 3rd: "Let's Get Back to Essay-Writing Basics" (Part I and Part II)
Thursday, April 10th: "Pirating Words"
Thursday, April 17th: "Can I Quote You on That?"
Thursday, April 24th: "Check Yourself!"
Additional writing resources: