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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 virtually attending eight or more writing workshop sessions.

Contact lbach1@nwacc.edu or writingcenter@nwacc.edu with questions. 

Fall 2021 Workshop Schedule

The Writing Center presents one-hour workshops on Wednesdays at 3:00 pm, Thursdays at 3:00 pm , and Fridays at 10:00 am. Use this link to join Writing Center Workshop (Microsoft Teams Meeting). 

Date Topic / Title
Sept. 1, 2, 3 Responding to a Prompt and Outlining
Sept. 8, 9, 10 The Paragraph and the Writing Process
Sept. 15, 16, 17 Introductions and Conclusions
Sept. 22, 23, 24       Thesis Statements
Sept. 29, 30, Oct. 1 MLA Format & Citations
Oct. 6, 7, 8 Paraphrasing & Integrating Quotes (MLA)
Oct. 13, 14, 15 Sentence Parts & Prepositions
Oct. 20, 21, 22        Types of Sentences & Conjunctions
Oct. 27, 28, 29 Fragments, Run-Ons, & Comma Splices
Nov. 3, 4, 5  Punctuation
Nov. 10, 11, 12 Verbs, Parallel Structure, and Voice
Nov 17, 18, 19 Capitalization, Titles, Nouns, and Pronouns
Nov. 24, 25, 26 Thanksgiving Break - No Workshops
Dec. 1, 2, 3 Revision & 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. 

Thursday at 4pm Friday at 11am Topic / Title
Aug. 26 Aug. 27 How to Read a Syllabus
Sept. 2 Sept. 3 Plagiarism 101
Sept. 9 Sept 10 Selecting a "Just Right" Topic
Sept. 16 Sept. 17 Know Your Sources
Sept. 23 Sept. 24 Test Anxiety
Sept. 30 Oct. 1 Active Listening
Oct. 7 Oct. 8 MLA Works Cited List
Oct. 14 Oct. 15 Math Anxiety
Oct. 21 Oct. 22 Annotated Bibliography
Oct. 28 Oct. 29 Misinformation
Nov. 4 Nov. 5 APA Reference List
Nov. 11 Nov. 12 From PowerPoint to Presentation: Tips and Tricks
Nov. 18 Nov. 19 Emotional Connection
Dec. 2 Dec. 3 Where Do I Go From Here?
Dec. 9 Dec. 10 Adulting 101