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Types of Writing

There are a variety of essays that exist in writing.


Argumentative Essays

What is an argument & why you need it
By University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Persuasive Essays

Three ways to persuade
By California State University -- Los Angeles


Personal Essays to Grad School

Writing a personal essay for graduate and professional
By Colgate University


Business Writing

Professional writing handouts and resources
By Purdue University OWL


Project Proposals

How to write a project proposal
By Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Literature Review

The literature review: A few tips on conducting it
By University of Toronto

Review of literature
By University of Wisconsin--Madison


Research Reports

What are research reports and why would I write one?
By University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill


Poster Presentations

Developing a Poster Presentation
By University of Kansas


Thesis/Dissertations

How To Write A Dissertation
By Purdue University OWL

Starting, drafting, and completing your dissertation
By University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Writing in Psychology

Psychology with style: A hypertext writing guide
By University of Wisconsin--Stevens Point

How to write a research report in psychology
By University of Pennsylvania

Upcoming Workshops!

 

Conference Presentations

Date: Dec. 2, 10:30am - 12pm
Location: 273A Grace Dodge

In this workshop you will learn strategies for boiling down your research into something you can present in a limited time; methods for conveying complex ideas to a wide audience; rhetorical skills that do and do not transfer from written work; and more!

For a list of all our workshops click here.

To RSVP click here.


GWC Write-In

Date: Nov. 27, 9am - 12pm
Location: 305 Russell Hall 

The GWC Write-In is a quiet place to work on your Doctoral dissertation, Master's thesis, or other long-term papers alongside fellow TC writers, and you are welcome to come and go as you like. Caffeine & snacks will be available! 

For a list of all our Write-In dates click here.

To RSVP please e-mail writingcenter@tc.edu with the date you want to attend & the type of paper you intend to work on.