Workshop Schedule

The Writing Center is pleased to offer a variety of workshops to help students to improve their writing, study, and life skills.


Students who wish to attend Writing Center workshops must first register for the workshop(s) that they wish to attend by clicking on the following link:

Click Here to Register for Workshop(s)


Note:  Registration for any workshop MUST be done at least 24 to 48 hours before the day of the workshop.

Participants need to be on time for workshops.  Participants who are late to a workshop may not be permitted entry into the workshop since it will interrupt the session.

Students who use any of the Writing Center's services may be enrolled in the LST-606 noncredit course. Students will not be charged for the course, nor will it affect their GPA. It is used to document usage of services to help with apportionment funding for tutoring/learning services. For more information, click here.


Requirements and Policies for Workshops

  • Only SBVC students with an active student ID number may participate in any workshop offered by the Writing Center.
  • Anyone acting inappropriately or showing inappropriate content during workshop sessions may lose tutoring/workshop privileges and disciplinary action may be sought.
  • Anyone exhibiting rude or offensive behavior and/or language during workshop sessions may lose tutoring/workshop privileges and disciplinary action may be sought.

Instructions:

  1. To attend a workshop, first click on the link above to register for the workshop(s) that you are interested in attending, and complete the online registration form in its entirety.
  2. Before the time of the workshop, you should receive a Zoom invitation link in your SBVC email for you to access the workshop.
  3. Access the Zoom invitation link a few minutes before the time of your workshop.
  4. The workshop presenter will admit you into the workshop.
  5. The workshop presenter will request for you to provide your student ID number to indicate that you have attended the workshop.  Follow the presenter's instructions.

Workshop Topics and Schedule:

Workshop Days Times
     
Scholarship Workshop November 3

1:00 P.M. to 2:00  P.M.                

How to Write Professional Emails November 9

11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.         

Dos and Don'ts of Academic Writing

November 10            11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M

How to Include In-text Citations for MLA Format

November 10 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Active Reading November 10 4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
How to Avoid Fragments November 12 9:30 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.
How to Use Commas November 12 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
How to Use Similes and Metaphors November 12 5:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.
Scholarship Essay Workshop November 17 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

How to Use Coordinating Conjunctions

November 17 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.

How to Use Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

November 17 1:30 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
How to Write Professional Emails November 17 3:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.

How to Use Microsoft Word and Google Docs

November 17 5:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

How to Understand Prompts and Assignments

November 18 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Overcoming Writing Anxiety November 18 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Scholarship Workshop November 19 2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
How to Use Commas November 19 5:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

How to Put Together an Effective

Resume

December 2 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Scholarship Workshop

 

Click below to register:

https://valleycollege.presence.io/form/scholarship-essay-workshop

December 4 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.