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Auburn instructors can request three kinds of sessions: introductory presentations, student-facing workshops, and faculty development workshops.

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Workshops and Presentations

Provides an overview of University Writing’s services. A peer consultant or program assistant will come during your class period to deliver a brief talk on the Miller Writing Center, student programs, and employment opportunities. The presenter will stay for 10 to 15 minutes total, including time for questions and answers. Requests for an introductory presentation can be submitted at any time.

Occupy an entire class period. Led by a member of the University Writing Team, these programs are highly interactive, usually featuring individual and small group activities. We offer workshops on topics related to...

  • Understanding Academic Writing Conventions: Analyzing Genres of Writing; Literature Reviews; Graduate-Level Writing; Paraphrasing & Summarizing

  • Using and Citing Sources: Synthesizing Sources in Research; Copyright & Fair Use; APA Style; MLA Style

  • Writing for Research Projects: Writing Your Auburn IRB Protocol; Grant Writing; Managing Large Projects & Setting Writing Goals; Research Abstracts

  • Preparing Application Materials: Developing Your Professional Brand; Crafting Job Materials; Creating Strong Personal Statements

  • Writing in Other Media: Visual Communication; Professional Emails; ePortfolios

  • Stages of the Writing Process: Reading Difficult Material; Mindfulness & Writer's Block; Generating & Organizing Ideas; Revising Your Writing; Structure & Flow in Your Writing; Editing & Proofreading

Are designed to support faculty who assign discipline-specific writing projects. Workshops are interactive and typically last about an hour. Topics may include giving effective feedback, designing meaningful assignments, teaching scientific communication, integrating ePortfolios, or other areas of interest to faculty. These workshops may be requested at any time.

Last updated: 02/20/2024