Announcing the Graduate Writing Institute - Open and FREE for All U of A Graduate students
February 9, 2012
The University of Arizona, Graduate College
and the Writing Skills Improvement Program
Announce the Graduate Writing Institute
The Graduate Writing Institute offers a communal learning environment that supports the
development of graduate-level writing skills through a customized curriculum designed
and taught by the professional instructors of the Writing Skills Improvement Program.
Open to all U of A graduate students at no cost, the Institute provides students with
resources to develop individual writing skills and work successfully towards completing
graduate studies. The Writing Institute is for students working on research and
conference papers, Master’s theses, or Doctoral dissertations.
Large Group Workshops:
Meet with entire group (50 students, 6 faculty members) for workshops and presentations
that address critical writing skills such as Writing Techniques, Literature Review, and
Small Group Collaboration:
Meet with small group (8-12 members) specially chosen based on academic fields to
workshop writing projects. Learn techniques and provide positive, constructive feedback
for fellow writers.
Meet with a professional tutor to strengthen individual writing skills: 6 one hour sessions
during the 3 weeks.
Participate in supplementary workshops to improve writing skills (i.e. Grammar,
Punctuation, Library Research, and Grant Writing).
June 3-21, 2013
M, W, F - 9am - 12pm
T-Th - 9am-10am - Optional Writing Workshops;
Individualized tutoring schedules T-TH afternoons
(also available MWF afternoons).
WHERE: University of Arizona
APPLY: By April 19, 2013 at http://grad.arizona.edu/gwi/
CONTACT: Dr. Donna Rabuck (Writing Skills Improvement Program) 621-5849
Cynthia Ann Bjerk-Plocke (Graduate College) 621-7815