Writing Center Workshops | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Workshop Schedule

The Writing Center and Library presents one-hour workshops on various writing topics. As a student, you will receive an attendance recognition stamp on your transcript by attending eight or more writing workshop sessions. Please contact Lorraine Bach at lbach1@nwacc.edu or writingcenter@nwacc.edu with questions. 

Spring 2021 Workshop Schedules

Note: No workshops will be held the week of Spring Break.  We will resume meeting on Wednesday, March 31.

Writing Center Workshops take place on Wednesday at 3:00 pm, Thursday at 3:00 pm and Friday at 10:00 am.

Use this link to join Writing Center Workshop (Microsoft Teams Meeting). 

Date Topic / Title
Jan. 20, 21, 22 The Paragraph and the Writing Process
Jan. 27, 28, 29 Introductions & Conclusions
Feb. 3, 4, 5 Thesis Statements
Feb. 10, 11, 12       MLA Format & Citations
Feb. 17, 18, 19 Paraphrasing and Integrating Quotes (MLA)
Feb. 24, 25, 26 Sentence Parts & Prepositions
March 3, 4, 5 Types of Sentences & Conjunctions
March 10, 11, 12        Avoiding Fragments, Run-Ons, and Comma Splices
March 17, 18, 19 Punctuation
March 22-26 Spring Break
March 31, April 1, 2 Verbs, Parallel Structure, and Active/Passive Voice
April 7, 8, 9 Capitalization, Formatting Titles, Noun and Pronouns
April 14, 15, 16 Revising & Editing (Including Homonyms)


The Academic Literacy Workshops are coordinated by the NWACC Library in partnership with the Writing Center and Title III and held on Fridays at 11 AM via Zoom and online at anytime in a self-paced, free, not-for-credit Canvas course.

Students who complete eight or more workshops will receive a recognition stamp on their transcripts.

Register for the online Academic Literacy Workshops through the library website. 

Date Topic/Title Description Instructor
4/16 11AM  Adulting 101 The Counseling and Wellness Center staff will discuss ideas for moving forward into your adult life.  
4/23 11AM  MLA Lab: Your Draft Perfected This session is all about workshopping your own works cited page. Bring your MLA draft of citations, and we will work with you to achieve perfection! Shawna, Leslie
4/30 11AM  Where Do I Go From Here? Transfer Services and the Counseling and Wellness Center staff will present on Career Counseling and Transfer Services.