Fundamental Fridays Writing Skills Drop-In
Fundamental Writing Skills Support
Fundamental Writing Skills Drop-In - Winter 2023
Review fundamental writing skills and work on your assignments with Lori Steers, Academic Skills/ESL Instructor.
When: 1-3 pm every Friday (see schedule below)
Where: Morton Reading Room (SCW CCS 303)
What: At the beginning of each drop-in session, Lori will briefly review a different writing topic. The rest of the time is open for you to work on assignments with Lori available to discuss your work & answer your questions.
How: Drop-ins are welcome! Registration required if you wish to join remotely for the beginning of the session for the writing topic review (1:00pm-1:20pm, approximately). Registrants will be sent a Zoom link (but feel free to attend in person if you are on campus). Register in the Peterborough campus events calendar in the Student Experience Portal.
Weekly Topic Schedule
Jan 13: Start on the Right Foot: Understanding and Using Your Course Syllabus
Jan 20: Overview of Academic Writing Genres: Essay, Business Report, Lab Report, Annotated Bibliography, Reflection, Summary
Jan 27: The Writing Process: From Topic Selection to Formatting & Editing
Feb 3: Academic Integrity
Feb 10: Writing Effective Paragraphs (body/introduction/conclusion)
Feb 17: Paraphrasing & Summarizing
Feb 24: READING WEEK (no session)
Mar 3: Incorporating Evidence into Your Writing
Mar 10: Writing Clear Sentences: Avoiding Common Writing/Grammatical Errors
Mar 17: Editing Your Paper
Mar 24: Formatting Your Paper
Mar 31: Writing Exams
April 7: University closed for holiday (Good Friday)