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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

Finals Write-In

Monday, December 3rd: 12:30pm- 3:30pm

Monday, December 17th: 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Need a quite place to write?  Join the writing center team and your peers for a 3 hours session of focused writing.  Get your finals written before the end of the term.  Write-ins have limited space and will take place in 305 Russell.

RSVP to our finals write-ins here

 

Dissertation Writers Retreat

The GWC is hosting a Dissertation Writers Retreat, a small-group opportunity to write in solidarity with other doctoral students preparing to submit their proposal or final manuscript. An advisor will lead participants through goal-setting activities and discuss strategies for productive writing.

Participation is limited and priority given to those planning to propose or defend by May 2019. The retreat will be from 11 am-3 pm, January 14-17, 2019. You have the option of attending 2-day or 4-day sessions. To apply for the 2019 Retreat, please complete the application here by midnight on Wednesday, December 12th.


 

NEED AN ONLINE WRITING REFRESHER?  Check-out our webinars!

Clincal Writing Webinar 

Check out our webinar introducing the components of Clincal Writing here.  


 Goal Setting Webinar

Check out our webinar on Goal Setting available here


APA Style Overview

Check out our webinar on APA Style available here.