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Graduate Student Workshop Series: The Writing Center

September 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Graduate Student Workshop Series is designed to connect graduate students across disciplines to the support services and expertise available in the University Libraries, the Writing Center, the University Institute for Teaching and Learning, and the University Center for the Advancement of Teaching. Whether you are coming to The Ohio State University from an undergraduate program, a smaller institution, or an extended break in your academic career, we can guide you through the most helpful resources on campus as you begin your research and prepare to teach at OSU. In addition, the series is an opportunity to meet other graduate students outside your department. Returning graduate students are also welcome. Light refreshments will be provided. All sessions will occur in the Research Commons, 18th Avenue Library.

The Writing Center (Wednesday, September 6, 4 – 6 p.m.)

Writing Center staff will provide an overview of its various and robust services, as well as engage audience members in a writing inventory exercise. Participants are welcome to come with specific support or service questions, as well as writing needs.

Other workshops in this series include:

University Libraries (Wednesday, August 30, 4 – 6 p.m. )

Librarians will share how they can help you through the research process and provide an overview of customized library services available to graduate students, ranging from requesting a resource to identifying key tools and experts to save you time and lessen stress.

University Institute for Teaching and Learning (Wednesday, September 13, 4 – 6 p.m.)

Staff from the Institute and the Center will lead focused conversations on topics related to enhancing your teaching, including strategies for livening class discussion, creating assignments and designing assessments to meet course learning objectives, and documenting your teaching.


September 6, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library)
175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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