Workshops - Summer 2017
Workshops

Sentence Savvy: Eliminating Run-ons

Presenter: Suzanne Barrett

Thursday, June 8                                 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.                                  SOC, CONN 222

Friday, June 9                                    10:00-11:00 a.m.                                 FOC #10, 209            

Friday, June 9                                     noon-1:00 p.m.                                    EVC 212                               

 

Effective Researching Inside and Outside Library Databases

Presenter: Frankie Ward

Monday, June 12                                noon- 1:00 p.m.                                   EVC 212

Wednesday, June 14                           noon- 1:00 p.m.                                   SOC, CONN 222

Friday, June 15                                   noon- 1:00 p.m.                                   FOC #10, 209

 

Digesting the Headlines

Presenter: Devon Niebling

Monday, June 12                                5:00- 6:00 p.m.                                    SOC, CONN 222

Friday, June 16                                   2:00-3:00 p.m.                                     EVC 212

Saturday, June 17                               9:00-10:00 a.m.                                   FOC #10, 209

 

Active Reading Strategies for Student Writers

Presenter: Ryan Brown

Monday, June 19                                9:00-10:00 a.m.                                  EVC 212

Monday, June 19                               11:00 a.m.-noon                                  SOC, CONN 222

Monday, June 19                                1:00-2:00 p.m.                                     FOC #10, 209

 

Incubating Ideas: Journaling Your Way to Better College Writing

Presenter: Klayton Kasperbauer

Monday, June 19                                11:00 a.m.- noon                                 EVC 212

Wednesday, June 21                           4:00-5:00 p.m.                                     SOC, CONN 222

Friday, June 23                                   1:00-2:00 p.m.                                     FOC #10, 209

 

From Ear to Open Mind: Rhetorical Listening

Presenter: Klayton Kasperbauer

Monday, June 26                                10:00-11:00 a.m.                                 EVC 212

Wednesday, June 28                           4:00-5:00 p.m.                                     SOC, CONN 222

Friday, June 30                                  1:00-2:00 p.m.                                     FOC #10, 209

 

Let’s Talk! How Considering Your Audience Makes for Stronger Writing

Presenter: Genevieve Williams

Thursday, June 22                               10:00- 11:00 a.m.                               FOC #10, 209

Thursday, June 22                              noon-1:00 p.m.                                    SOC, CONN 222

Thursday, June 22                               2:00-3:00 p.m.                                     EVC 212

 

Stand Out from the Crowd: On Writing Effective Personal Statements, Applications Essays, and Letters of Intent

Presenter: Genevieve Williams

Monday, June 26                                11:00 a.m.-noon                                  EVC 212

Monday, June 26                               1:00-2:00 p.m.                                     SOC, CONN 222

Monday, June 26                                3:00-4:00 p.m.                                     FOC #10, 209

 

Researching with Purpose: Strategies and Tips

Presenter: Michael Jamieson

Monday, June 26                                1:00- 2:00 p.m.                                    FOC #10, 209

Monday, June 26                                2:30-3:30 p.m.                                     SOC, CONN 222

Monday, July 3                                   1:30-2:30 p.m.                                     EVC 212

 

Emailing Your Instructors: How to Feel Powerful at School

Presenter: Emily Borgmann

Tuesday, June 27                                1:00-2:00 p.m.                                     FOC #10, 209

Wednesday, June 28                           5:00-6:00 p.m.                                     SOC, CONN 222

Thursday, June 29                               2:00-3:00 p.m.                                     EVC 212

 

Introduction to MLA Style, 8th Edition

Presenter: Sara Lihz Staroska

Thursday, June 29                               10:00-11:00 a.m.                                 EVC 212

Thursday, June 29                               11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.                         SOC, CONN 222

Thursday, June 29                               1:00-2:00 p.m.                                     FOC #10, 209

 

From Outer Space to the Outline: How to Organize Your Paper

Presenter: Laurie Welch

Wednesday, July 5                              6:00-7:00 p.m.                                     SOC, CONN 222

Wednesday, July 5                              4:00-5:00 p.m.                                     FOC #10, 209

Thursday, July 6                                  2:00-3:00 p.m.                                     EVC 212

 

Writing Effective Summaries and Outlines

Presenter: James Vnuk

Monday, July 10                                 1:00-2:00 p.m.                                     FOC #10, 209

Wednesday, July 12                            5:00-6:00 p.m.                                     SOC, CONN 222

Friday, July 14                                    2:00-3:00 p.m.                                     EVC 212

 

Integrating Quotations

Presenter: Jeannie Kocher

Monday, July 10                                 noon-1:00 p.m.                                    FOC #10, 209

Tuesday, July 11                                 10:00-11:00 a.m.                                 EVC 212

Thursday, July 13                                2:00-3:00 p.m.                                     Fremont 102

 

Annotating Text

Presenter: Suzanne Barrett

Thursday, July 13                                3:00-4:00 p.m.                                     SOC, CONN 222

Friday, July 14                                    10:00-11:00 a.m.                                 FOC #10, 209

Friday, July 14                                    noon-1:00 p.m.                                    EVC 212

 

Evaluating Your Research

Presenter: James Vnuk

Monday, July 24                                 1:00-2:00 p.m.                                     FOC #10, 209

Wednesday, July 26                            5:00-6:00 p.m.                                     SOC, CONN 222

Friday, July 28                                    2:00-3:00 p.m.                                     EVC 212

 

Creative Nonfiction: How to Write Your Life Story

Presenter: Frankie Ward

Monday, July 24                                 noon- 1:00 p.m.                                   EVC 212

Wednesday, July 26                            noon- 1:00 p.m.                                   SOC, CONN 222

Thursday, July 27                                noon- 1:00 p.m.                                   FOC #10, 209

 

 

New Sessions

 

*(new)

CREATIVE WRITING CIRCLE

for ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

Come join us in creative expression! You’ll have fun with other language learners and develop your language skills.

Facilitators: Writing Center Consultants Emily Borgmann and Marguerite Shaddy

Every Thursday

3:00-4:00 p.m.  SOC, CONN 222

*(new)

GRAMMAR DROP-IN

All MCC students, staff, and faculty are welcome to drop in during these scheduled times near Mid-Terms and Finals (no appointment necessary) to ask questions about grammar and punctuation.  A Writing Center consultant will be available to provide the following:

ˇ         Answers to questions about grammar rules that have always stumped you (is is "lie" or "lay"? was I "affected" or "effected"? etc.)

ˇ         Explanations of how to identify and correct concerns with grammar or punctuation in a short piece of your own writing

  • Assistance with spelling and vocabulary
  • A clearer understanding of the logic behind grammar and punctuation rules

We invite writers seeking an in-depth consultation regarding a full draft of a document to make an appointment in the Writing Center:  http://mccneb.mywconline.com

SOUTH OMAHA CAMPUS

(In CONNECTOR Commons)

 

 

Thursday, July 6

12:00-1:30 p.m. (with Eric)

Thursday, July 6

4:30-6:00 p.m. (with Eve)

Thursday, August 10

12:00-1:30 p.m. (with Eric)

Saturday, August 12

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (with Eve)

 

 

ELKHORN VALLEY CAMPUS

(In Commons)

 

 

Wednesday, July 5

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (with Eric)

Wednesday, August 9

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (with Eric)

 

FORT OMAHA CAMPUS

(In BUILDING #10 café/Commons)

 

 

Friday, July 7

9:00-10:00 a.m. and 12:30-1:30 p.m. (with Victoria)

Monday, July 10

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (with Victoria)

Tuesday, July 11

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (with Lorraine

 

 

WRITING CENTER READING SERIES

(TBA)

Please contact Katie Hupp with questions at 531-622-4529 or kehupp@mccneb.edu

 

*Note:  Part-time faculty who participate in this workshop are eligible for professional development compensation for their attendance.  We will provide the reimbursement forms.  Full-time faculty may represent their participation in this workshop in the "Professional Development" section of the "Faculty Professional Portfolio."*

 

 
Writing Center Home
Philosophy
Consultation Guidelines
Testimonials
Workshops
Student Resources
Handouts
More Writing Centers
Faculty
Faculty Resources
The Metropolitan
Libraries
Writing Resources
Research Resources
Math Center
MCC Departments
Contact Us
Learning and Tutoring Center
NWCC
Metropolitan Community College