Welcome to the Graduate Writing Center
Summer 2018 Online Workshops
One-on-one online workshops are now available this summer! You can set up an online workshop appointment with one of our professional writing coaches to review any of the topics listed below. For assistance setting up an online workshop appointment, please contact Lauren Solis at (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3142.
*Workshop presentations typically last 45-60 minutes.
APA Citations – Online
This introductory workshop will show you how to incorporate the words and ideas of others into your text, and how to properly acknowledge your sources. This workshop will cover quoting, paraphrasing, summarizing, and signal phrases.
MLA Refresher – Online
Join us online for a quick, easy crash course on MLA Formatting and Style. Master the art of citations in MLA style with ease.
Need a good reason to be on your phone? This helpful online workshop will show you how to use your smartphone apps to manage your time and get a head start on researching and writing essays.
Please download the following free apps on your phone before the workshop begins:
• APU Mobile
• Google Drive
• Google Docs
• Adobe Acrobat
This online workshop introduces technical and business writing skills by focusing on readability and comprehension through writing concisely, using visuals, and explaining information clearly. Technical writing is recommended for students majoring in Business, Engineering, Mathematics, Accounting, Computers, Graphic Design, and other related fields.
The Art of the Argument – Online
This online workshop will cover the basics of writing arguments, including thesis statements, premises, evidence, audience, and addressing counterarguments.
Writing Killer Intros – Online
Join us for this fun online workshop and learn how to slay readers with your introductions!
Zotero (Citation Management Software) – Online
This workshop is an introduction to Zotero, which can help you organize sources and automatically format citations and bibliographies in APA, Chicago, or MLA.