Los Angeles Valley College

Workshops

Writing Center workshops will resume in the fall semester 2014!


 

START THE SEMESTER STRONG: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS

1

Motivation for Student Success

Mon., Sep. 8

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

2

Tips for Time Management

Mon., Sep. 15

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

3

Effective Note Taking For College

Mon., Sep. 22

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

4

Test Taking Strategies

Mon., Sep. 29

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

5

Critical Reading for College Classes

Mon., Oct. 6

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

GRAMMAR AND SYNTAX

6

Parts of Speech

Wed.,  Sep 10

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

7

Nouns: Subject/Verb Agreement

Thurs., Sep 11

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

8

Verbs: Types of Verbs/Auxiliary / Helping Verbs

Wed.,  Sep. 17

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

9

Verb Tense/ Aspects

Thurs., Sep. 18

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

10

Two Verb Tenses in 1 Sentence

Wed., Sep. 24

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

11

Word, Phrases, Clauses, Sentences

Thurs., Sep. 25

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

12

Active and Passive Voice 

Thurs., Sep 25

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

LARC 229

13

Types of Phrases, Gerund, Infinitive

Wed., Oct. 1

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

14

Word Order: Subject vs. Object

Thurs., Oct. 2

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

15

Sentence, Fragments, Sentence Types

Wed., Oct. 8

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

16

Sentence Structure and Patterns

Thurs., Oct. 9

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

17

Punctuation

Wed.,  Oct 15

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

18

Comma, Run-ons, and Comma Splice

Thurs., Oct 16

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

ESSAY WRITING

19

The Writing Process

Wed., Oct. 22

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

20

Paragraph Writing

Thurs., Oct. 23

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

21

Thesis Statements

Wed., Oct. 29

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

22

Timed Essay Writing

Thurs., Oct. 30

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

23

Introduction to Screenplays

Thurs., Oct. 30

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

LARC 229

24

Essay Types

Wed., Nov. 5

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

25

Argumentative Essay and Appeals of Persuasion

of Persuasion

 

Thurs., Nov. 6

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

26

Analyzing Literature

Thurs., Nov. 6

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

LARC 229

27

Using Transitions in Essay Writing

Wed., Nov. 12

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

28

MLA Format

Thurs., Nov. 13

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

29

MLA Citation: Works Cited Page

Wed. Nov. 19

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

30

Proofreading and Editing Strategies

Thurs., Nov. 20

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

31

Research Papers/Plagiarism

 

Thurs., Nov. 20

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

LARC 229

32

Resumes, Cover Letters and Thank You Letters

Wed., Dec. 3

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

33

Recap: Essay Writing and Final Papers

Thurs., Dec. 4

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LARC 212

                                        

For the previous semester's workshop materials, PowerPoints, and videos, click here: Materials

 

 For PowerPoint presentations and workshop resources, visit the Workshop Library