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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
  • Time Management
  • Developing an Argument & Thesis
  • Evaluating Source Credibility
  • Reading for the Research Paper
  • Email Professionalism
  • Note-Taking
  • Academic Success Strategies

Fall 2023 Student Workshops

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December 2023
Dec. 11
01:15 pm - 02:00 pm

Sponsored by the Center for Reading and Writing, this 45-minute workshop will address how to successfully paraphrase, summarize, and directly quote the sources used for writing papers, articles, presentations, speeches, etc. Plagiarism in its various forms will be defined and discussed, including Ramapo’s policy on academic integrity. Open to all students.  For more information, contact Priscilla Tovey,



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.