Spotlight Skills Online Writing Workshop Series

The Writing Center offers a Spotlight Skills Writing Workshop Series that is focused on specific writing and research topics in 30-minute sessions followed by a live question-and-answer period.  The schedule for the Fall 2022 semester is listed below.  All workshops are offered live through Zoom and the workshop recordings are also made available within 48 hours as a Zoom recording.  For questions, please call (480) 965-9072. For ASU Zoom account questions, please see our guide about how to sign up for your Zoom account.

Fall 2022 Spotlight Workshop Information


Monday, August 29, 2022 at 2:00 pm:  Reading Assignment Descriptions and Brainstorming Strategies
Learn about the essential skills for analyzing your assignment descriptions as well as brainstorming strategies you can use to get started on your course papers.
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Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 2:00 pm:  Critical Reading and Engaging with Sources

This session will review ideas, considerations, and strategies that you can employ to help you read and analyze a variety of texts in your college courses.
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Monday, September 26, 2022 at 12:00 pm:  APA Citation Style
This workshop will review the basics of APA style that will help prepare you to properly create APA in-text citations and references pages.
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Monday, October 17, 2022 at 2:00 pm:  Starting the Research Process

In this workshop, we will discuss strategies for approaching the research process, including how to track and evaluate your research.
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Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm:  Starting the Drafting Process
This session will review the process of staring a written draft, and will include strategies on how to integrate your research with your brainstorming materials.
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Monday, November 14, 2022 at 2:00 pm:  Tips for Revising and Editing Final Papers
Review strategies for assessing and revising thesis statements, word choice, tone, and evidence integration.
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