Free Writing Workshops at CC

The Writing Center is offering a series of free workshops for students on Wednesdays through Nov. 19. The workshops are practical, hands-on sessions for students in any academic program. No registration is required. Just show up and have fun!

MLA Style and Citation
Do you have questions about MLA citation and format? This workshop covers the basics of in-text citations, the bibliography, paper format, quotation marks, long quotes, and indirect citations.
Date: Oct. 22

Time: 2-3 p.m.

Room: KMP 105

Cost: FREE

Formatting a Paper with Word
Are you still double-spacing your essays by hand? Do you need to insert page numbers or change the margins? This workshop focuses on how Word can make it easier to format a paper. It covers topics such as margins, page numbers, line spacing, hanging indents, inserting comments, and more.
Date: Oct. 29

Time: 2-3 p.m.

Room: KMP 105

Cost: FREE

Optimizing Canvas for Success in Class
Did you know that Canvas can send reminder notifications to Facebook or a cell phone so that you don’t forget when a paper is due? In this workshop, staff from eLearning and the Writing Center show you how to change the settings in your Canvas space to create a tool for success.
Date: Nov. 5

Time: 2-3 p.m.

Room: KMP 105

Cost: FREE

APA Style and Citation
Do you have an assignment that requires APA citations, but you aren’t sure where to start? This workshop covers the basics of creating APA in-text citations and the references page, formatting a paper, inserting a running head, and creating a title page.
Date: Nov. 12

Time: 2-3 p.m.

Room: KMP 105

Cost: FREE

Commas Workshop
This workshop is designed to help you overcome your love-hate relationships with one of the most common forms of punctuation. We cover how to use commas after introductory phrases, in lists, before conjunctions, with nonrestrictive elements, and between adjectives. We also discuss how to avoid comma splices and comma confusion.
Date: Nov. 19

Time: 2-3 p.m.

Room: KMP 105

Cost: FREE

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