Writing Centre

Writing Spaces

Event Date: October 7th, 2020 Time: 10:00am

Feeling isolated? Writing with a community helps you stay motivated to get your work done—and that’s our goal.

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The Writing Room

Event Date: September 24th, 2020 Time: 3:00pm

The Writing Room offers a supportive environment where students can both work on their papers and receive feedback from an instructor. The online Writing Room runs from 3 to 5pm EST on Thursdays starting September 24. Monday sessions start on October 19, and Tuesday sessions on October 20, both also from 3 to 5pm.

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Reading Spaces

Event Date: September 22nd, 2020 Time: 10:00am

Build reading into your week with New College writing instructor Dr. Angela Robinson.

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Ontario Graduate Scholars Workshop

Event Date: January 22nd, 2020 Time: 2:00pm

Attend a workshop given by our Registrar and a Writing Centre faculty member, right here at New College! Learn about the scholarships available to you and the process of applying for them. Work on your draft statement, learning some strategies to make your research shine. Read more about graduate workshops the Writing Centre offers.

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Paraphrase with Confidence

Event Date: January 20th, 2020 Time: 5:30pm

Putting a source’s ideas into your own words doesn’t have to be stressful! Join us in this free workshop:  January 20th, 5:30-7:00 pm Learn concrete strategies for paraphrasing more easily and effectively. Learn when to paraphrase, how to paraphrase properly, and how to avoid plagiarism. Review the basics of citing or documenting sources. Gain confidence in…read more

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Writing Plus Workshops

Event Date: January 18th, 2020 Time: 9:30am

Essay Writing from Start to Finish Improve your writing—improve your GPA! Find out how in these step-by-step 60-minute workshops on Saturday mornings. 9:30am: Organizing your Essay – Building coherent, connected arguments using reasoning and evidence 10:45am: Using Sources – Using summary, quotation, and paraphrase correctly and effectively 12:00pm: Revising your Essay – Improve your editing…read more

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Writing Plus Workshops

Event Date: January 11th, 2020 Time: 9:30am

Essay Writing from Start to Finish Improve your writing—improve your GPA! Find out how in these step-by-step 60-minute workshops on Saturday mornings. 9:30am: Understanding the Assignment – Making sense of essay topics – getting on the right track from the start 10:45am: Finding Scholarly Sources – Strategies for finding and identifying the most useful research sources 12:00pm:…read more

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Preparing for Essay Exams

Event Date: November 19th, 2019 Time: 4:10pm

Exam Prep Essentials: Learn to study efficiently and effectively, and take your exams with confidence! 50-minute workshops, Tuesday afternoons Preparing for Essay Exams: Techniques for making the most of your knowledge when writing under pressure.

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New College Writing Retreat

Event Date: November 17th, 2019 Time: 10:30am

Gain momentum by writing productively for an entire day in a community of peers. Get a lot of work done and learn a few strategies to boost productivity at the same time.

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Preparing for Multiple Choice Exams

Event Date: November 12th, 2019 Time: 4:10pm

Exam Prep Essentials: Learn to study efficiently and effectively, and take your exams with confidence! 50-minute workshops, Tuesday afternoons Preparing for Multiple Choice Exams: Understanding multiple-choice questions, preparing for and managing the exam.