Level: Undergraduate, Hatchery Journal Series
This workshop focuses on writing for publication for undergraduate
students. The workshop will cover the differences between course papers
and publications, how to write for an interdisciplinary audience, and
considerations of format, genre, and purpose.
A special emphasis on the submission guidelines and submitting for
Hatchery will be covered.
This workshop explores the critical importance of clarity and
conciseness in a variety of writing contexts (including in academic and
professional settings). Specifically, the workshop introduces students
to the paramedic method, a method that can be
used at the sentence and paragraph level to make writing more
direct, active, and precise. We’ll also explore purpose and
audience-driven strategies for clarity and conciseness that can be used
to reduce wordiness and provide clarity.
Most people use only a fraction of the many useful features in MS
Word. This workshop focuses on features that are easily overlooked or
hard to find, such as renumbering pages, hanging indents, modifying
internal margins, and inserting a table, chart,
or table of contents. This workshop is particularly useful for
graduate students who are preparing to format their thesis or