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Free Workshop: Tackling Common Errors in English Grammar

3/11/20 | CU Denver: This workshop teaches participants how to use revision techniques effectively. Unlike editing, where the writer merely fixes surface errors, revision involves seeing the work in a new light. In this workshop we will explore how to revise a piece, seeing it again in a new way...

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Free Workshop: Writing a Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)

This workshop has been canceled. Please email Writing.Center@ucdenver.edu with questions. 3/16/20 | CU Denver: This workshop provides an overview of creating a Curriculum Vitae: a specialized academic resume. Designed for both those who are new to CVs and those who are simply interested in revising their current CVs, the workshop...

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Free Workshop: Application Essays, Letters & (Personal) Statements

2/19/20 | CU Denver: This workshop will define the subtle differences between personal statements, directed application essays, and letters of intent. It will also discuss what should and should not be included in each, common mistakes, and addressing academic transgressions. The workshop will culminate with a few directed writing and...

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Free Workshop: Effective Revision

2/13/20 | CU Denver: This workshop teaches participants how to use revision techniques effectively. Unlike editing, where the writer merely fixes surface errors, revision involves seeing the work in a new light. In this workshop we will explore how to revise a piece, seeing it again in a new way...

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Free Workshop: Writing a Literature Review

3/02/20 | CU Denver: In this workshop, participants will be shown the basics of crafting an effective literature review. The workshop will cover methods of approaching research, analyzing information, grouping sources, finding common themes and contentions, and expressing the findings in a clear and direct way. Date: Monday, March 02,...

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Free Workshop: Effective Resumes & Cover Letters

2/27/20 | CU Denver: In this workshop, participants will learn how to write a professional resume and cover letter. The workshop will discuss how the two documents should complement one other, what information belongs in each section, and how to tailor these documents to specific positions using keywords. Formatting and...

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Free Workshop: MLA & APA Basics

2/10/20 | CU Denver: In this session, participants will be shown the basics of citation in APA and MLA styles or APA and AMA styles, depending on location. This workshop is designed for writers from all disciplines who would like to have a better understanding of how to cite. Page...

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Free Workshop: Arguments & Thesis Statements

03/05/20 | CU Denver: This workshop focuses on developing arguments and expressing them through strong thesis statements. We will review sample statements from a variety of disciplines to better understand what works, what doesn't, and why. We'll then practice creating our own. Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020 Time: 11:00am-11:50am Location:...

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Free Workshop: GRE Essays & Timed Writing Strategies

10/16/19 | CU Denver: In this workshop, attendees will learn the requirements and structure of the two GRE Analytical Writing (essay) questions and explore strategies to succeed on each one. Participants will practice brainstorming and outlining responses to each essay type and will take away information about how the essays...

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Free Workshop: GRE Essays & Timed Writing Strategies

10/29/19 | CU Denver: In this workshop, attendees will learn the requirements and structure of the two GRE Analytical Writing (essay) questions and explore strategies to succeed on each one. Participants will practice brainstorming and outlining responses to each essay type and will take away information about how the essays...