Student getting help at the writing support desk

Workshops

The Writing Support Desk provides workshops on topics related to academic writing, including

  • sentence structure,
  • punctuation,
  • transitions,
  • pre-writing strategies,
  • essays structure, and
  • citing and referencing.
The delivery mode for each workshop is indicated on MySuccess.

How to Register for a Workshop

To register for a workshop, please follow these instructions:

  1. Visit https://success.uwindsor.ca
  2. Log in with your UWin ID and password.
  3. Select Writing Support.
  4. Select Event and Workshop.
  5. Select the workshop you wish to attend.
  6. Select the 'Register' button.

Read more about the service here.

How to access a WSD workshop online

  • Writing Support offers some workshops online. These workshops will be hosted through Microsoft Teams.

  • Once you have registered for your workshop, simply follow the MS Teams link provided in the event description on mysuccess to join the meeting. 

  • For more information on accessing meetings through Microsoft Teams, visit the MS Teams website.

How to access workshop PowerPoint slides via Brightspace

  • As of Winter semester, 2023, Writing Support is utilizing the Brightspace LMS.

  • Students can self-enroll as 'learners' either by selecting 'Discover' from the Brightspace landing page and clicking 'Enroll' on the Writing Support organization or by clicking here. Writing Support PowerPoint slides can be found in the 'Resources' module. 

Summer 2024 - Writing Workshops

Centre for Student Learning Excellence – Writing Support Desk

NOTE:

• Online workshops will be held via MS Teams.

• Please email writingsupport@uwindsor.ca if you have questions.

Workshop Schedule, Summer 2024

Tuesday, May 21st, 1:00-2:00 - Sentence Structure - Get a rundown of basic sentence structure and how to vary your writing with simple, compound, complex, and complex-compound sentences.

Tuesday, May 28th, 1:00-2:00 - Punctuation Primer - Get a handle on commas, colons, semicolons, and other punctuation.

Tuesday, June 4th, 1:00-2:00 - Essay Structure: Introductions - Get tips on how to write an effective introduction and thesis statement as well as how to structure an essay.

Tuesday, June 11th, 1:00-2:00 - APA 7th Edition - Learn about the purposes of citing and referencing and how to create citations and references in APA.

Tuesday, July 2nd, 1:00-2:00 - Sentence Structure - Get a rundown of basic sentence structure and how to vary your writing with simple, compound, complex, and complex-compound sentences.

Tuesday, July 23rd, 1:00-2:00 - APA 7th Edition - Learn about the purposes of citing and referencing and how to create citations and references in APA.

Thursday, July 25th, 4:00-5:00 - Tenses: Simple, Perfect, Progressive, and Perfect-Progressive Moods - Gain a mastery of the three tenses and four moods.

Tuesday, July 30th, 1:00-2:00 - MLA 9th Edition - Learn about the purposes of citing and referencing and how to create citations and references in MLA.

Tuesday, August 1st, 1:00-2:00 - Essay Structure: Introductions - Get tips on how to write an effective introduction and thesis statement as well as how to structure an essay.

NOTE: All times are in East Standard Time (EST).