Writing Support for Graduate Students

Fall 2019

TUTORING

The Writing Center provides tutoring for Graduate School-Newark (School 26) students.

Mondays: 11:00-2:00 pm
Wednesdays: 10:00-1:00 pm
Thursdays: 1:00-3:00 pm

RESEARCH AND WRITING WORKSHOPS: TBA

TUTORING FOR SCH 26 STUDENTS
Monday – 11:00-2:00
Wednesday – 10:00 to 1:00
Thursday – 1:00 to 3:00

For an appointment, contact:

Emilie Collins
973-353-5847

Subject line should read:
"Graduate Tutoring Request"

FALL 2019 GRADUATE WORKSHOPS

 

AN INTRODUCTION TO ACADEMIC WRITING

Wednesday, September 18, 2019: 4:00-5:30pm, Conklin 139
Writing with Integrity: Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism

This workshop will focus on an explanation of the academic integrity requirements for all students. We will review what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it through proper paraphrase, attribution, and citation. This will be a hands-on workshop and will provide you with practical exercises and videos.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019: 4:00-5:30pm, Conklin 139
Writing Like an Academic

This workshop will introduce you to the demands of academic writing. It will review     he expected writing style for graduate students, and will give you instruction on how to organize your paper, as well as how to use appropriate academic language.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019: 4:00-5:30pm, Conklin 139
Mastering Grammar and Syntax

This workshop is focused on language and grammar. It will help you to improve your grammar and will provide you with practical exercises and resources that you can use throughout your academic career.

MASTERING GRADUATE LEVEL WRITING

Monday, October 7, 2019: 4:00-5:30pm, Conklin 139
Critical Reading and Research

This workshop will teach you how to keep a research notebook in order to develop a deeper understanding of your area of study. The workshop will also cover critical reading strategies, annotation of texts, and methods for organizing your research.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019: 4:00-5:30pm, Conklin 139
Writing a Teaching Statement

A teaching statement allows you to articulate your teaching beliefs and practices through an individual narrative that includes not only your philosophy, but concrete examples of the ways in which you enact your philosophy in the classroom. This workshop will help you to construct and revise an effective teaching statement.

Thursday, October 31, 2019: 4:00-5:30pm, Conklin 139
How to Write an Effective Proposal

In this workshop you will learn how to write a thesis proposal that provides a clear overview of the aims and significance of your dissertation research. The workshop will review the process of constructing your proposal, as well as what you need to include.

Thursday, November 14, 2019: 4:00-5:30pm, Conklin 139
The Dissertation Process

The road to a completed dissertation requires support, perseverance, and a map to the process. This workshop will help you to understand the process of writing a dissertation as well as how to use checkpoints along the way to assess your progress.