Workshops

Workshops are open to all currently enrolled students
Workshops meet on the Twin Cities campus unless otherwise noted
Workshop fee is $50 (charged on your tuition statement after workshop)

Special: PAIR 'EM UP!
First workshop is $50. Take a second workshop same semester for $25.

The resumé workshop is a flat fee of $
15


Need to cancel a workshop? See instructions at bottom of page.

WORKSHOPS BY TOPIC
To register, click the registration link in the workshop description.

SSVC175: Microsoft Word for APA "PC Users Only" Register

In this workshop--for PC users only--learn how to set your computer defaults to support APA style. Create an APA document with reference page and table of contents. Customize your Quick Access toolbar for APA. Learn word processing shortcuts that will save you time and energy. Learn to avoid common formatting errors such as misaligned numbers and lists, gaps in text, moving text, and "orphan" headings. Students attending this workshop are expected to have basic working knowledge of Microsoft Word.

NOTE: This workshop is for PC users only. (Mac users should enroll in a workshop designated for Mac users, offered fall term.)

Sat. July 8th, 9am-12pm

SSVC160: Microsoft Word for APA "Mac Users Only"Register

In this workshop--for Mac users only--learn how to set your computer defaults to support APA style. Create an APA document with reference page and table of contents. Customize your toolbar for APA. Learn word processing shortcuts that will save you time and energy. Learn to avoid common formatting errors such as misaligned numbers and lists, gaps in text, moving text, and "orphan" headings. Students attending this workshop are expected to have basic working knowledge of Microsoft Word.

NOTE: This workshop is for MAC USERS ONLY. Students must provide their own Mac laptops and power cords. (PC users should enroll in a workshop designated for PC users.)

Offered in the Fall/Spring

SSVC300: Introduction to APA Source Citation Register

This workshop is designed for students new to APA style. Learn APA guidelines for basic source citations in text and on the reference page. Learn to find APA source information in electronic databases and on the Internet. The emphasis is on APA rule patterns and using the manual efficiently.

Sat. June 3rd, 9am-12pm

SSVC200: "Flow": How to Improve It (2-PART SERIES) Register

What is "flow"? People sometimes use the informal term flow, as in"does my paper flow?” when they want to know if readers can follow their ideas easily. In this workshop, you will learn about the underlying components of flow: consistency, organization, grammar, transitions, and diction. The writing strategies covered in this workshop will help you to compose academic writing that is idea-dense yet easily understood by your readers.

Offered in the Fall/Spring

SSVC250: Resumés  Register (ONLY $15)

This workshop, instructed by a career advisor and recruiter for a major corporation in the Twin Cities in tandem with Writing Center staff, is designed to help you design, write, and polish your resumé to maximize your opportunities. This will be a 2-hour workshop with an added hour to edit your documents with help from our staff.

Sat. May 20th, 9am-12pm

WORKSHOPS BY DATE
To register, click registration link after workshop title.
May 20, Sat. 9am-12pm SSVC 250: Resumés Register
June 3, Sat. 9am-12pm SSVC 300: Introduction to APA Source Citation Register
July 8, Sat. 9am-12pm

SSVC 175: Microsoft Word for APA "PC Users Only" Register

If you cannot attend a workshop in which you registered, you must cancel at least 48 hours in advance in order to avoid the workshop fee. To cancel a workshop, email tcwrite@smumn.edu

Questions? Contact the Writing Center, 612-728-5154 or tcwrite@smumn.edu