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September 2021

Writing Skills – Academic Integrity: Preventing Plagiarism

Wednesday, September 22nd @ 9:30 am - 10:20 am
Brandon University

When: Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 Time: 9:30-10:20 am Where:  Online at https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09 This workshop addresses the issue of plagiarism and ways students can prevent it to comply with the university’s academic integrity policy. The focus is on useful techniques for paraphrasing.

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Writing Skills – Annotated Bibliography Workshop

Thursday, September 23rd @ 11:40 am - 12:30 pm
Brandon University

When: Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 Time: 11:40-12:30 pm Where:  Online at https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09 This workshop examines key components of annotated bibliographies. Students will learn about the expectations regarding their creation, including different citation and annotation requirements. The workshop will also provide examples of annotated entries using various citation styles.

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Writing Skills – Thesis Statement Basics

Thursday, September 23rd @ 1:40 pm - 2:30 pm
Brandon University

When: Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 Time: 1:40-2:30 pm Where:  Online at https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09 This workshop will cover basic aspects of thesis construction, placement, and development. Students will be encouraged to evaluate sample thesis statements to determine their potential effectiveness.

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Writing Skills – APA 7 Citation Basics

Monday, September 27th @ 11:40 am - 12:30 pm
Brandon University

When: Monday, Sept. 27, 2021 Time: 11:40-12:30 pm Where:  Online at https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09 This workshop provides an overview of APA (7th Edition) requirements for in-text citations and references. Students will be shown examples of in-text citations using direct quotations and paraphrasing techniques. The workshop also offers examples of how different online resources should be cited in the reference section. The instructor will highlight helpful online resources and discuss the link between proper citation and academic integrity.

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Writing Skills – Grammar Basics

Tuesday, September 28th @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Brandon University

When: Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 Time: 12:40-1:30 pm Where:  Online at https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09 After this workshop, students should be aware of the most common grammar errors students make and have strategies for how to address these errors. The areas covered will include comma splice errors, pronouns and agreement, active vs passive voice, and proper use of apostrophes. The instructor will also provide links to additional grammar resources.

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Writing Skills – How to write a good essay

Wednesday, September 29th @ 11:40 am - 12:30 pm
Brandon University

When: Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 Time: 11:40-12:30 pm Where:  Online at https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09 Students will learn how to develop research, pre-writing, and writing techniques that will help them write good essays. The workshop will also discuss ways to avoid plagiarism. .

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October 2021

Writing Skills – Annotated Bibliographies

Wednesday, October 13th @ 2:40 pm - 3:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005
Free 8 spots left

When: Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 Time: 2:40-3:30 pm Where:  In person only - Rm. 005, basement of McKenzie Building This workshop examines key components of annotated bibliographies. Students will learn about the expectations regarding their creation, including different citation and annotation requirements. The workshop will also provide examples of annotated entries using various citation styles.

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Writing Skills – Thesis Statement Basics

Monday, October 18th @ 1:40 pm - 2:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005
Free 8 spots left

When: Monday,Oct. 18, 2021 Time: 1:40-2:30 pm Where:  In person - Rm. 005, basement of McKenzie Building This workshop will cover basic aspects of thesis construction, placement, and development. Students will be encouraged to evaluate sample thesis statements to determine their potential effectiveness.

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Writing Skills – Academic Integrity: Preventing Plagiarism

Wednesday, October 20th @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005
Free 8 spots left

When: Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 Time: 12:40-1:30 pm Where:  In person - Rm. 005, basement of McKenzie Building This workshop addresses the issue of plagiarism and ways students can prevent it to comply with the university’s academic integrity policy. The focus is on useful techniques for paraphrasing.

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Writing Skills – Essay Basics

Thursday, October 21st @ 9:00 am - 9:50 am
McKenzie Building, Room 005
Free 8 spots left

When: Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 Time: 9:00 -9:50 am Where:  In person - Rm. 005, basement of McKenzie Building After this workshop, students should be able to identify the basic parts of the essay (introduction, body, conclusion) and describe how they function. Along with the basic structure, this workshop will cover the following: purpose of the essay, selecting and narrowing a topic, levels of English and use of scholarly language, formulating a thesis statement (brief introduction), evidence and how is…

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Writing Skills – APA 7 Citation Basics

Monday, October 25th @ 11:40 am - 12:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005
Free 8 spots left

When: Monday, Oct. 25, 2021 Time: 11:40 am -12:30 pm Where:  In person - Rm. 005, basement of McKenzie Building This workshop provides an overview of APA (7th Edition) requirements for in-text citations and references. Students will be shown examples of in-text citations using direct quotations and paraphrasing techniques. The workshop also offers examples of how different online resources should be cited in the reference section. The instructor will highlight helpful online resources and discuss the link between proper citation…

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Writing Skills – Grammar Basics

Wednesday, October 27th @ 1:40 pm - 2:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005
Free 8 spots left

When: Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 Time: 1:40 - 2:30 pm Where:  In person - Rm. 005, basement of McKenzie Building After this workshop, students should be aware of the most common grammar errors students make and have strategies for how to address these errors. The areas covered will include comma splice errors, pronouns and agreement, active vs passive voice, and proper use of apostrophes. The instructor will also provide links to additional grammar resources.

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Writing Skills – How to write a good essay

Thursday, October 28th @ 11:40 am - 12:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005
Free 8 spots left

When: Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021 Time: 11:40 am - 12:30 pm Where:  In person - Rm. 005, basement of McKenzie Building Students will learn how to develop research, pre-writing, and writing techniques that will help them write good essays. The workshop will also discuss ways to avoid plagiarism.

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November 2021

Writing Skills – How to write a good essay

Monday, November 1st @ 1:40 pm - 2:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005
Free 8 spots left

When: Monday, Nov. 1, 2021 Time: 1:40 - 2:30 pm Where:  In person - Rm. 005, basement of McKenzie Building Students will learn how to develop research, pre-writing, and writing techniques that will help them write good essays. The workshop will also discuss ways to avoid plagiarism.

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Writing Skills – APA 7 Citation Basics

Wednesday, November 3rd @ 9:30 am - 10:20 am
McKenzie Building, Room 005
Free 8 spots left

When: Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 Time: 9:30 -10:20 am Where:  In person - Rm. 005, basement of McKenzie Building This workshop provides an overview of APA (7th Edition) requirements for in-text citations and references. Students will be shown examples of in-text citations using direct quotations and paraphrasing techniques. The workshop also offers examples of how different online resources should be cited in the reference section. The instructor will highlight helpful online resources and discuss the link between proper citation and…

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Writing Skills – Annotated Bibliography

Wednesday, November 3rd @ 10:40 am - 11:30 am
Brandon University
Free 8 spots left

When: Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 Time: 10:40-11:30 pm Where:  In person only - Rm. 005, basement of McKenzie Building This workshop examines key components of annotated bibliographies. Students will learn about the expectations regarding their creation, including different citation and annotation requirements. The workshop will also provide examples of annotated entries using various citation styles.

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Writing Skills – Essay Basics

Monday, November 15th @ 10:40 am - 11:30 am
McKenzie Building, Room 005
Free 8 spots left

When: Monday, Nov. 15, 2021 Time: 10:40 -11:30 am Where:  In person - Rm. 005, basement of McKenzie Building After this workshop, students should be able to identify the basic parts of the essay (introduction, body, conclusion) and describe how they function. Along with the basic structure, this workshop will cover the following: purpose of the essay, selecting and narrowing a topic, levels of English and use of scholarly language, formulating a thesis statement (brief introduction), evidence and how is…

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Writing Skills – Thesis Statement Basics

Wednesday, November 17th @ 1:40 pm - 2:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005
Free 8 spots left

When: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 Time: 1:40-2:30 pm Where:  In person - Rm. 005, basement of McKenzie Building This workshop will cover basic aspects of thesis construction, placement, and development. Students will be encouraged to evaluate sample thesis statements to determine their potential effectiveness.

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Writing Skills – Academic Integrity: Preventing Plagiarism

Thursday, November 18th @ 1:40 pm - 2:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005
Free 24 spots left

When: Thursday,Nov. 18, 2021 Time: 1:40-2:30 pm Where:  In person - Rm. 005, basement of McKenzie Building This workshop addresses the issue of plagiarism and ways students can prevent it to comply with the university’s academic integrity policy. The focus is on useful techniques for paraphrasing.

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Writing Skills – Grammar Basics

Tuesday, November 23rd @ 11:40 am - 12:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005
Free 8 spots left

When: Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 Time: 11:40 am - 12:30 pm Where:  In person - Rm. 005, basement of McKenzie Building After this workshop, students should be aware of the most common grammar errors students make and have strategies for how to address these errors. The areas covered will include comma splice errors, pronouns and agreement, active vs passive voice, and proper use of apostrophes. The instructor will also provide links to additional grammar resources.

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