February 5, 2016
Friday, February 5, 2016 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
300 Bessey Hall (The Writing Center) 434 Farm Ln, East Lansin g MI 48824
This interactive writing workshop, given at least onc e a semester, is designed to help students develop an individualized plan for understanding graduate school more generally and graduate writing mor e specifically. This workshop is designed for students in both the early and later years of their master’s degree study.In this 3-hour workshop, t he focus will be on understanding the transition from undergraduate to gra duate school, navigating the master’s degree coursework and graduation op tions (thesis, exams, portfolios, etc.), locating and using profession al and personal support resources, and writing for degree and future job requirements. Participants will create academic timelines for their maste r’s work (coursework, conference presentations, internships, etc.) at M SU, and discuss technologies and habits that can help them stay on task. Participants will also discuss how to manage the stress that often pervad es the life of master’s students, and how to select and work with a commi ttee. The workshop will end by having participants explore and share thei r current writing practices, and writing and revision strategies, as wel l as sharing strategies for overcoming writer’s block and procrastination.
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