Writing Center Workshop: Proofreading

Posted on 2/1/2013 2:44:42 PM

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series kicks off with “Proofreading” at 7:00 p.m. on February 6, 2013, in 218 Eicher Hall. Led by a Writing Center peer tutor, this workshop will show writers how to spot mistakes in grammar and punctuation and then correct them.

All Wednesday Workshop programs are free and open to IUP students and last about an hour. Attendance vouchers will be provided at the conclusion of each workshop.

Following the Proofreading workshop, the presentations in the series are as follows:

APA Documentation

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

APA is commonly used in the social sciences and education. This workshop shows you how to cite sources with parenthetical references   in your paper and how to create a list of references at the end.

MLA Documentation

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

MLA is commonly used in the humanities and is often required in college writing courses. This workshop shows you how to cite sources within the body of a paper and how to create a Works Cited page at the end.

Hearing Voices

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Research writing often works like a conversation between speakers with different voices. You will learn to identify the “voices” in a text and compose a piece of writing that incorporates your own voice with the various voices of your sources.


Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Do you have trouble seeing mistakes in grammar and punctuation in your writing? Maybe you’re using the wrong strategy when you read. This workshop shows you how to find errors and correct them.

Writing Personal Statements

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

This workshop will help you create a creative and original personal statement for graduate school applications, employment opportunities, and more.

Revising Your Research Paper to Flow Smoothly

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Once you have gathered the sources for a research paper, you still have to fit them in with your own ideas and use transitions to make everything flow together. This workshop helps you do that.

For more information, call 724-357-3029 or e-mail us at w-center@iup.edu.