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Graduate Applications: How to Write a Letter of Intent

writingsupport@uwindsor.ca

Applying for grad school but don’t know how to write a graduate application? Learn approaches to and the key components of a letter of intent, including

  • your personal narrative,
  • your academic qualifications,
  • your professional experience, and
  • the school’s suitability.

The workshop will be held in 302 Leddy West. If you’d like to attend, be sure to register on mySuccess.

 

Abstract Essentials

writingsupport@uwindsor.ca

Need to write an abstract for a conference or journal submission? Or perhaps a thesis or major paper? This workshop covers the core components of an abstract. Learn what you need to include with respect to

  • the research topic’s background,
  • your research question,
  • the research methodology,
  • the study’s findings, and
  • keywords.

The workshop will be held in 302 Leddy West. If you’d like to attend, be sure to register on mySuccess.

 

Citing and Referencing

jjh@uwindsor.ca

Proper citing and referencing is critical to creating a credible argument, but with so many different styles, the process can be confusing.  Get some clarity by attending this workshop. You’ll learn

  • why we cite,
  • what information requires citation,
  • when and how to cite sources, and
  • the key differences between MLA, APA, and Chicago style.

The workshop will be held in 302 Leddy West. If you’d like to attend, be sure to register on mySuccess.

 

Blueprint to an Essay

jjh@uwindsor.ca

Struggling with introduction and thesis construction? Don’t know how to organize your paper? Take this crash course on essay structure.  You will learn how to

  • write an effective lead-in,
  • construct an introduction,
  • develop a clear thesis,
  • write effective topic sentences,
  • structure your body paragraphs, and
  • write a strong conclusion.

The workshop will be held in 302 Leddy West. If you’d like to attend, be sure to register on mySuccess.

 

Pre-Writing Rituals

jjh@uwindsor.ca

Don’t know how to start an assignment? This workshop will give you a number of effective tools to help you get started. Learn how to

  • interpret assignment prompts,
  • develop a research approach,
  • evaluate your sources,
  • brainstorm, and
  • organize your ideas.

The workshop will be held in 302 Leddy West. If you’d like to attend, be sure to register on mySuccess.

Tenses

jjh@uwindsor.ca

Tenses can be complicated, and using the wrong one in your writing can confuse your reader. Avoid this potential confusion by attending this workshop and learning the differences between

  • simple tenses,
  • perfect tenses,
  • progressive tenses, and
  • perfect progressive tenses.

The workshop will be held in 302 Leddy West. If you’d like to attend, be sure to register on mySuccess.

Punctuation Primer

jjh@uwindsor.ca

Punctuation is complex, but this workshop will help you get a handle on it. Stop by and learn how to properly use

  • commas,
  • dashes,
  • colons,
  • semicolons, and
  • quotation marks.

The workshop will be held in 302 Leddy West. If you’d like to attend, be sure to register on mySuccess.

 

Sentence Structure

jjh@uwindsor.ca

Want to improve your writing? Understanding sentence structure can help make your ideas clear, your sentences less repetitive, and your writing more engaging.  If you want to learn more, be sure to attend this workshops on sentence structure. You will learn

  • the components of a sentence,
  • how to use subordinating and coordinating conjunctions, and
  • the differences between simple, complex, and compound sentences.

 

Citing and Referencing

jjh@uwindsor.ca

Unsure about citing and referencing? Confused by the different citations styles? Be sure to attend this work.  You will learn about

  • the University of Windsor’s policy on Academic Integrity,
  • how to cite and reference sources, and
  • key differences between APA, MLA, and Chicago Style.

 

 

 

This workshop will be hosted in G101A, located in Leddy's lower level.