As a new member of the Writing Groups team—and a new tutor to boot—I was mystified by all the acronyms and new vocabulary I encountered during my first weeks at the UCWbL. SNL, AP, ILP, competencies, the grid—I had no idea what any of it meant, and I was expected to help coordinate this team? Oh dear. (more…)
Research-Writing Workshops to Come to Suburban Campuses! February 23, 2011
Winter quarter is nearly half done, and I’m sure everyone knows what that means. Mid-terms are over, the snow is starting to melt, and the UCWbL’s winter quarter research-writing workshop is coming to a Suburban Campus near you!
This workshop, “From First Draft to Polished Product: Writing Your Researched Argument,” will be held at the Oak Forest and O’Hare campuses on Saturday, February 26 at 12 noon. The workshop will take place at Naperville on Saturday, March 5th at noon. During the workshop, you’ll explore strategies that can help you tackle long-term research projects, whether you’re working on an Independent Learning Pursuit, a senior thesis, an Advanced Project, or a course-long research paper. (more…)