Answered By: Gabe [Research & Writing Studio]
Last Updated: Dec 07, 2017     Views: 106

Research and Writing Workshop Series

Faculty may choose one or more of the following workshops for their students and should plan to participate in the sessions as well, along with the Libraries/Learning Commons facilitator, and a Research & Writing Studio student employee assistant. 

These strategy-based workshops address key dimensions of doing research-based writing and span critical junctures in the inquiry process:

Getting Started workshop (offered weeks 2-5)

  • Analyzing the Assignment

  • Choosing a Topic

  • Drafting an Inquiry Question

  • Testing the Inquiry Question and Forming Subquestions

Finding & Using Sources workshop (offered weeks 4-7)

  • Revisiting the Inquiry Question and Subquestions

  • Research Skills and Reading Literacies

  • Mapping Sources and Rhetorical Moves

  • Additional Research Strategies

  • Building the Draft and Next Steps

Revising & Editing workshop (offered weeks 7-10)

  • Thesis

  • Organization

  • Style

  • Editing and Proofreading

  • Documenting and Citing Sources

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Contact the Research & Writing Studio for more information: rws@wwu.edu

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