Every paper needs one, but what is a thesis, anyway? We’ll help you understand and develop stronger theses.
The Jefferson Writing Workshop series is free and open to all students who want to improve their writing. No sign-up needed. FREE lunch for the first ten students. We meet every week, usually on Tuesday, in Room 501 from Noon to 1 p.m.
And don't forget to check out the other upcoming sessions in this series:
- Oct. 7 | In the End
Learn strategies for creating a strong conclusion that ties everything together without sounding repetitive.
- Oct. 8 | APA Redux
A repeat performance of our Sept. 16 APA workshop; if you missed the first, this is your chance!
- Oct. 15| Basic Professionalism
Learn how to communicate effectively as a professional—we’ll cover everything from e-mails to cover letters and beyond.
- Oct. 21 | Academic Argument
We’ll discuss rhetoric—the art of academic argument. Learn how to prove your point without raising your voice.
- Oct. 28 | Reading Like a Writer
Good writers are good readers—we’ll share strategies for active reading to improve your own writing.
- Nov. 4 | The Red Pen
In this workshop, we’ll build your skills as an editor and proofreader with techniques for finding your own errors.
- Nov. 11 | Working in Drafts
What does “revision” really mean? We’ll cover how to reimagine your entire paper to make it practically perfect.
- Nov. 18 | The Literature Review
What’s a literature review? In this workshop, we’ll answer that question and help you understand how to put one together.