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Writing Support Events: Fall 2017

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Planning, Writing, and Revising the Personal Statement

Virtual webinar: Tuesday, September 12, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

In this webinar, we will review the qualities of strong personal statements, brainstorm ideas for your own, develop content, and identify common writing issues that require revision. Follow-up appointments will enable you to further develop and refine your essay.

RSVP: Personal Statement

35+ Quantitative Landmines Learned in 35 Years of Dissertation Consulting

Virtual webinar: Thursday, September 21st, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Dr. Tom Granoff will identify over 35 of these potential problems and provide solutions to assist the dissertation student in effectively planning and completing the dissertation. Includes Q & A session.

To RSVP, click here: 35 Quantitative Landmines

Aligning Chapter One of the Dissertation

Virtual webinar: Wednesday, October 11th, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

 Learn to align all elements of your chapter one, including the introduction, problem/purpose statements, research questions, and key terms.

RSVP for the webinar here: Aligning Chapter One of the Dissertation

APA Format Basics

Virtual webinar: Tuesday, October 10th, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Back by popular demand, this webinar provides information on formatting and documenting for research papers, writing assignments and the dissertation according to standards outlined in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition. Detailed examples for citing, referencing and basic structure in APA format will be shown.

To RSVP, click here: APA Basics Webinar

ESL Support & Discussion Group Series

Workshop will be offered at the following campus locations/dates, from 3:00 - 4:00 PM:

West LA: 10/5, 11/8          Irvine: 10/2, 11/6          Encino: 10/3, 11/7

This community discussion series provides support for our GSEP students, specifically, international and non-native English speakers, through open-ended discussion on the topics of language, writing and other issues of interest based on attendee input. All GSEP students are invited to attend.

To RSVP for a campus session and contribute topics for discussion, click here: Writing Support Discussion Series RSVP


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