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Center for Reading and Writing

Peter P. Mercer Learning Commons | Room 420 (4th floor)

p: 201-684-7557 | Summer: 201-684-7561

Student Workshops

The Center for Reading and Writing offers a variety of reading, writing, and study skills workshops facilitated by Center staff, faculty, and consultants. These 45-minute workshops run throughout the fall and spring semesters. Workshop topics include the following:

  • MLA Documentation Style
  • APA Documentation Style
  • Chicago/Turabian Documentation Style
  • Avoiding Plagiarism
  • Annotating and Outlining a Text
  • Critical Reading Strategies
  • Study Skills
  • Improving Sentences: Avoiding Fragments, Run-ons, and Comma Splices
  • Writing About Research
  • Time Management
  • Developing an Argument & Thesis
  • Evaluating Source Credibility
  • Reading for the Research Paper
  • Email Professionalism
  • Note-Taking
  • Academic Success Strategies

Spring 2024 Student Workshops


Faculty Workshops

Professional development workshops for faculty to support Writing-Across-the-Curriculum (WAC) initiatives may also be offered during the academic year.  See Faculty Resources for further information.