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Please register in advance.

If possible, anyone who wants to attend a Writing Center workshop should register in advance by sending an e-mail to Karen Petit, Ph.D.
kmpetit@ccri.edu
or call: 401-825-2279.

In the e-mail or phone message, information about these areas should be included:
  • Participant's name
  • Workshop's title
  • Date and time of the workshop
  • Participant's e-mail address or phone number.

Workshops focused on study and career skills
are offered by:

Fall 2014 Workshops

All CCRI students, faculty & staff are invited
to attend one or more of these free workshops:

Paragraph and Essay Structure

Friday, Sept. 26,  2-2:50 p.m., Knight Campus, Room 6580
This workshop's participants will look at essays, thesis statements, topic sentences, introductions, conclusions, and body paragraphs. Handouts and practice exercises will include examples of good and bad thesis statements.

Practicing Grammar with Online Quizzes

Friday, Oct. 3,  2-2:50 p.m., Knight Campus, Room 6580
The participants in this workshop will review fragments, run-ons, punctuation, pronouns, and other problem areas by seeing PowerPoint presentations and by getting revision practice.

Punctuation!!!

Friday, Oct. 10, 2-2:50 p.m., Knight Campus, Room 6580
This workshop looks at commas, semi-colons, colons, run-ons, and other areas. Punctuation handouts, online presentations, and revision practice are important parts of this workshop.

Run-ons

Friday, Oct. 17, 2-2:50 p.m., Knight Campus, Room 6580
The participants will review run-ons by watching a PowerPoint presentation and by getting practice finding and revising run-ons.

Quotations, Summaries, and Paraphrases

Friday, Oct. 24, 2-2:50 p.m., Knight Campus, Room 6580
This workshop focuses on how to write separate summaries, as well as how to incorporate quotations, summaries, and paraphrases into research papers by using the MLA, APA, or Chicago system.

Research Papers: The MLA System

Friday, Nov. 7, 2-2:50 p.m., Knight Campus, Room 6580
This workshop includes handouts, online information, and explanation of in-text citations and Works Cited pages. Participants can bring their own papers to the workshop for group revision practice.

Please register in advance.

If possible, anyone who wants to attend a Writing Center workshop should register in advance by sending an e-mail to Karen Petit, Ph.D., at kmpetit@ccri.edu, or by calling 401-825-2279. In the e-mail or phone message, information about these areas should be included: the participant's name, a workshop's title, the date and time of the workshop, and the participant's e-mail address or phone number.

Workshops focused on study and career skills are offered by
the Success Centers and the Advising and Counseling Center.

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Last Updated: 9/11/14