$125

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Academic Writing Bootcamp

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Mount Royal University

4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

Calgary, AB T3E 6K6

Canada

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Going to university in the fall?

Wondering if you are ready?




Many students worry about not being prepared for the demands of university writing. This one-day bootcamp will help you decode the mysteries of academic writing and learn strategies for your transition to university.

Content will include:

- University expectations
- Planning essays
- Using research
- Editing
- Paraphrasing and Referencing
- Online/On-Campus resources

Registration fee ($125) includes continental breakfast, lunch and course materials.





Writing Bootcamp Schedule


Introduction

  • How is university writing different from high school writing?

The Academic Writing Process

  • Creating an action plan for a research paper

  • Developing an outline

  • Writing a thesis statement

  • Writing your introduction and conclusion

Structural Editing

  • Structural editing strategies

  • Components of a strong body paragraph

  • Using transitions to improve flow

  • Practice activities

Sentence-level Editing

  • Sentence-level editing strategies

  • Review of common grammatical errors (eg. comma splices, run-ons, dangling modifiers)

  • Practice activities

Paraphrasing / Referencing

  • Overview of referencing in academic writing

  • When to summarize, paraphrase, or quote

  • Paraphrasing practice

  • Introduction to referencing styles and resources

Writing Resources

  • Overview of writing resources on campus

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Mount Royal University

4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

Calgary, AB T3E 6K6

Canada

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Refund Policy

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