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Writing Workshops

Fall 2016 Workshop Schedule:

Introduction to Academic Writing - Tuesday, September 13th, Noon-1:00pm (KEL 1103)

The Verb: Are We All In Agreement? - Wednesday, September 21st, 4:00-5:00pm (KEL 1103)

The Blank Page: Pre-Writing - Monday, September 26th, 1:00-2:00pm (KEL 1103)

"Google" is not a Synonym for Research - Thursday, October 6th, Noon-1:00pm (KEL 1103)

Active/Passive Voice - Friday, October 7th, 1:00-2:00pm (KEL 1103)

From Prompt to Thesis: Thesis Construction - Tuesday, October 11th, 10:00-11:00am (KEL 1103)

From Splice to Nice: FANBOYS to the Rescue! - Wednesday, October 19th, 1:00-2:00pm (KEL 1103)

Crafting Interesting Openings and Though-Provoking Conclusions - Tuesday, October 25th, 4:00-5:00pm (KEL 1103)

Which One? An Adjective Clause Tells All - Tuesday, November 1st, 11:00am-Noon (KEL 1103)

How to Write a Focused Body Paragraph - Monday, November 7th, Noon-1:00pm (KEL 1103)

Santa's Elves: Subordinate Clauses - Thursday, November 17th, Noon-1:00pm (KEL 1103)

Pause and Effect: Crafting Sentences with Commas - Tuesday, November 29th, 3:00-4:00pm (KEL 1103)

Pre-Writing Workshop

Researching Your Topic

Time Management Workshop


Thesis Construction

Academic Writing 

AXES Paragraphs

Using the Text and Outside Sources

Presenting a Paper

Refining Mechanics

Editing and Revision Workshop

Customized workshops for particular courses and skills are also available. Faculty, staff, and students should send requests to Jeff Harlig,

Fall 2015 Hours

Open September 8 - December 11

Monday - Thursday:
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)

The Writing Center

Kellogg 1103

Director: Jeff Harlig

The Writing Center is one of the Centers for Learning & Academic Support Services at CSUSM. We are part of the Office of Undergraduate Studies.

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