Seminars, Webinars, and Workshops: Record of Events

WCP SEMINARS 2022

  • Motivation  Letters September 14, Led by Shane Coates

  • Reading Strategies September 7, Led by Dennis Balint

  • Paraphrasing to Avoid Plagiarism September 1, Led by Jeff Carney

  • DAAD Motivation Letters August 24, Led by Shane Coates

  • A  Foolproof Guide to Designing Presentations Aril 7 ​Led by: Conor Doherty

  • Introduction to Public Speaking March 31  Led by: Robert Winter

  • Bilingual Writers Writing In English: Contrastive Analysis & Language Transfer March 30 Led by: Inzhuna Karazhanova

  • Writing Argument: Claims, Reasons, Evidence March 3 Led by Adina Arvatu

  • Motivation Letters & Statements of Purpose Q&A March 2, Led by Shane Coates

  • Literature Reviews Part Two - Writing Strategies February 16 Led by: Jim Swider

  • Literature Reviews Part One - Gathering and Organizing Research February 9 Led by: Jim Swider

  • Motivation Letters & Statements of Purpose February 2 Led by: Shane Coates

  • Paraphrasing: Say it In Your Own Words January 27 Led by: Jeff Carney

  • Motivation Letters & Statements of Purpose January 26 Led by: Shane Coates

WCP SEMINARS 2021

  • Motivation Letters & Statements of Purpose (Q&A Session) November 4.  Led by Shane Coates

  • Motivation Letters & Statements of Purpose (General) October 28.  Presented by Shane Coates

  • Conversation Workshop: Science as an Ever-changing Process October 20.  Led by Heather Mello

  • Writing Argument: Claims, Reason, Argument October 13.  Presented by Adina Avartu

  • Writing Your First (or Next) Scholarly Article September 29.  Led by Shawn Ramsey & Dennis Balint

  • Conversation Workshop:  What is the role of trust in communication... September 23.  Led by Thomas Hughes

  • How to Create an Academic CV September 22.  Hosted by The NU Career and Advising Center; Presented by Shane Coates

  • Conversation Workshop:  How to Deal With Strangers ...September 16. Led by Jonathan Dupuy

  • Literature Reviews Part 2: Writing Your Literature Review September 9. Presented by Jim Swider

  • Literature Reviews Part 1: Gathering Research September 2. Presented by Jim Swider

  • DAAD (German Scholarship) Motivation Letters  (Repeat Seminar) August 27. Presented by Shane Coates

  • Paraphrasing: Saying It in Your Own Words August 26. Presented by Jeff Carney

  • DAAD (German Scholarship) Motivation Letters August 19. Presented by Shane Coates

  • Conversation Workshop:  Language, Emotions, and Hypercognition July 21.

  • Conversation Workshop:  Constructing Arguments in Conversation July 14.

  • Conversation Workshop:  Using Signposting in Conversation OR Using Long and Complex Words: Does It Make You Seem More Clever? July 7.

  • Conversation Workshop: Science Denialism and Vaccines June 30.

  • Conversation Workshop: Self Presentation, Appearance, and Credibility June 23.

  • Conversation Workshop:  Metrics - Are They the Best Measure of Your Success? June 16.

  • Conversation Workshop:  Social Anxiety & Communication June 9.

  • Writing Argument: Claims, Reasons, Evidence February 10. Presented by Adina Arvatu

  • Motivation Letters/Statements of Purpose Q& A February 3. Presented by Shane Coates

  • Literature Reviews, Part 2: Writing February 1. Presented by Jim Swider

  • Literature Reviews, Part 1: Gathering Research January 27. Presented by Jim Swider

  • Paraphrasing: Say It In Your Own Words January 21. Presented by Jeff Carney

  • Motivation Letters & Statements of Purpose January 13. Presented by Shane Coates

 

WCP SEMINARS 2020

  • Literature Reviews: Content & Organization October 29. Presented by Jim Swider

  • Literature Reviews - Gathering Research October 22. Presented by Jim Swider

  • Writing Argument: Claims, Reasons, Evidence September 30. Presented by Adina-Camelia Arvatu

  • Contrastive Rhetoric: When Russian Speakers Write English-1 September 24. Presented by Arlyce Menzies

  • Q&A Session on Motivation Letters and Statements of Purpose September 23. Hosted by Shane Coates

  • Motivation Letters/Statements of Purpose for Academic Programs September 16. Presented by Shane Coates

  • Motivation Letters for the DAAD Scholarship September 2. Presented by Shane Coates

  • Maintaining Healthy Mental Habits While Writing July 31. Presented by Simon Land

  • Formulating a Research Question: Back to the Basics: Tips on Developing Your Research Question July 24. Ped by Theadora Siranian

  • Puzzling Out an Argument: Restructuring as a form of Editing: Tips on Editing Your Own Work July 19. Presented by Pramodini Paraytam.

  • Hook, Line and Sinker: Techniques for Capturing Your Reader's Attention July 18. Presented by Greg Duran

  • Contrastive Rhetoric: When Russian Speakers Write English July 1. Presented by Arlyce Menzies

  • Craft Effective Thesis Statements June 30. Presented by Greg Duran

  • Rhetorical Invention June 29. Presented by Shawn Ramsey

  • Be Better at Paraphrasing June 25. Presented by Jeff Carney

  • Maintain Healthy Mental Habits While Writing June 24. Presented by Simon Land

  • Presentation Skills for STEM Researchers and Students April 21. Presented by Thomas Duke

  • Grammar Spotlight: Master the Passive March 12. Presented by Jeff Carney

  • How to Write and Format Lab Reports March 12. Presented by Michael Nielson

  • Introduction to Literature Reviews Part 2 March 9. Presented by Jim Swider

  • Introduction to Literature Reviews Part 1 March 2. Presented by Jim Swider

  • How to Write a Motivation Letter/Statement of Purpose February 24. Presented by Shane Ellis Coates

  • How to Write & Format Lab Reports February 20. Presented by Michael Nielson

  • Critical Thinking and Reading February 17. Presented by Theadora Siranian

  • Grammar Spotlight: Writing Concisely February 13. Presented by Jeff Carney

  • Writing Argument February  3. Presented by Adina Arvatu

  • Avoiding Plagiarism January 30.Presented by Lori Enns

  • How to Write a Motivation Letter/Statement of Purpose January 27 Presented by Shane Ellis Coates

  • Say it in Your Own Words: Paraphrasing Tips January 23. Presented by Lori Enns