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 workshops are offered live through Zoom.  To attend, please register using the links that appear below.  If you cannot attend the workshops live and would like to receive the recording, please also register using the links below.  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.

Spring 2022 Schedule

January

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 2:00 pm:  Critical Reading and Annotating Sources
This session will review ideas, considerations, and strategies that you can employ to help you read and analyze a vareity of texts in your college courses.  
To view the recording for this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/CriticalReadingRecordingSP22

February

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 4:00 pm:  Reading Assignment Descriptions and Brainstorming
In this session, you will learn about the essential skills for anlayzing your assignment descriptions as well as brainstorming strategies you can use to get started on your course papers.  
To view the recording of this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/AssignmentDescriptionRecordingS22 

Monday, February 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm:  Tips for Summary and Synthesis
This workshop will review the differences between summary and synthesis in academic writing.  It will also provide tips for how to include synthesis in your own writing.
To view the recording of this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/SummarySynthesisRecordingS22  

March

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 4:00 pm:  Tips for Using APA Citation Style
This workshop will review the basics of the 7th edition of APA style and will help prepare you to properly create APA in-text citations and reference pages.
To view the recording of this workshop, please visit:   https://bit.ly/APA7RecordingSp22  

Monday, March 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm:  Tips for Presentations
In this workshop, we will review some tips and strategies that can improve your presentations and presentation skills.
To view the recording of this workshop, please visit:   https://bit.ly/PresentationsRecordingS22  

April

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 4:00 pm:  Tips for Revising and Editing Final Papers
Review strategies for assessing and revising thesis statements, word choice, tone, and evidence integration.
To view the recording of this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/RevisingFinalPapersRecordingSp22