Writing, Reading, and Speech Workshops
Do You Want to Improve Your Skills?
Join us at the following 45-minute workshops conducted by part-time faculty in the Learning Commons, SRC 2102. Call (630) 942-3355 for more information and to register. If you are unable to attend, video recordings are available for some workshops.
Wednesday, April 5, 1 p.m.
This workshop focuses on proper oral citations and best practices for avoiding plagiarism in speeches.
Paragraphs - Introductions and Conclusions
Tuesday, April 11, 1 p.m.
Learn strategies for writing effective introductions and conclusions. Learn how to recognize when improvement is needed.
Effective and Ineffective Persuasion
Thursday, April 13, 1 p.m.
Learn to effectively persuade an audience by constructing logical arguments.
Creating Effective Visual Aids
Wednesday, April 19, 1 p.m.
Learn strategies to create effective, impactful visual aids.
Persuasive Speech Research - Presented by a Speech Librarian
Monday, April 24, 2 p.m.
Plan your arguments with organizational methods and find evidence to support your claims.
Revising in Writing
Wednesday, April 26, 1 p.m.
Bring a current essay that you wish to revise and learn specific techniques to polish your essay.
CRAAP Sources - Presented by a Speech Librarian
Monday, May 1, 2 p.m.
Apply five criteria to help you select the best sources for your speech presentation research..
If you can't attend one of our workshops, some of them can be viewed online.
- Avoiding Plagiarism
- CRAAP Sources - Presented by a Speech Librarian
- The Writing Process: Getting Started
- Editing - Subject-Verb and Pronoun Agreement
- Getting Organized in Writing
- Patterns of Organization in Academic Writing
- Run on Sentences
- Paragraphs: Introductions and Conclusions
- SAP Financial Aid Appeal Letter
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2102, (630) 942-3941
Writing, Reading, and Speech Assistance
College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137
(630) 942-2800 (Main)
(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)
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