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Spotlight Skills Online Writing Workshop Series

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. Each workshop consists of 4 short videos on a certain topic and new workshops are released throughout the semester. Through these workshops you will be able to practice content with paired resources for further study and share questions with tutors and engage with other learners through our Study Hub resource pages for each workshop. For questions, please call (480) 965-9072. 

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Fall 2023 Spotlight Workshop Information



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.

Topics include:

    1. Reading Assignment Descriptions: Understanding the Prompt

    2. Reading Assignment Descriptions: Types of Assignments

    3. Reading Rubrics

    4. Brainstorming

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Critical Reading & 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.

Topics include:

    1. Evaluating Sources

    2. Approaching Critical Reading

    3. Critical Reading Strategies

    4. Using Sources

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Tips for Revising & Editing Final Papers    

Review strategies for assessing and revising thesis statements, word choice, tone, and evidence integration.

Topics include:

    1. Revision v. Editing

    2. Revising Thesis Statements

    3. Voice in Writing

    4. Reviewing Transitions

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Tips for Presentations

In this workshop, we will review some tips and strategies that you can use to further strengthen your presentation designs and skills.  

Topics include:

    1. Planning Your Presentation

    2. Written and Visual Communication

    3. Tips for Practicing

    4. Tips for Presenting

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Writing Center Videos

ASU Writing Centers offer online writing workshops recordings as a way to provide you with additional information to help you be successful. You can request workshop recordings on a variety of topics. The workshops are designed to provide information on topics that you can watch at your convenience and engage in applying these principles to your classwork. Topics may continue to be added, so check back to see what’s new!

Please use the workshop request form button below to request a workshop video. The link for the video you request will be viewable upon completion of the form.


Workshop Request Form