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Workshops

The GWRC offers workshops and other events each semester. All workshops are currently being held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To attend, RSVP to gwrc@ohio.edu and you'll receive an invitation to the Teams meeting. Common topics include "Writing a Literature Review," "Crafting a Personal Statement," and "Creating Your Job Search Materials." The GWRC's director or tutors may also be able to provide a classroom-based workshop for your students. Please complete the GWRC Presentation and Teaching Request Form.

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Fall 2020 Online Workshops

Writing in Graduate School

Thursday, September 17 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Thursday, September 24 | 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Monday, September 28 | 8:30 PM-9:30 PM

Wednesday, September 30: 4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Unsure of what it means to be a graduate writer? Have questions about your professors' writing expectations? This introductory workshop addresses pitfalls of writing as a graduate student and offers all-purpose strategies for strengthening your writing. RSVP to gwrc@ohio.edu to receive the Teams invite.

Crafting a Personal Statement

Thursday, October 8 | 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Wednesday, November 18 | 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
In this workshop we'll discuss strategies for approaching the personal statement, from brainstorming up through the final polish and submission. Those applying to graduate school, considering graduate school, or working on any kind of fellowship or scholarship application are welcome to join. RSVP to gwrc@ohio.edu to receive the Teams invite.

Grantwriting for Beginners

Thursday, October 22 | 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
Working on a grant for the first time or just thinking of applying? This workshop is an all-purpose introduction to grantwriting and covers key features and strategies that apply to a variety of grantwriting situations.

Forming a Teaching Philosophy

Thursday, October 29 | 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
How do you move from being a novice teacher to presenting a fully formed teaching philosophy? This workshop helps future faculty develop engaging, pedagogically sound teaching philosophy statements for award applications or job materials.
This workshop is being offered in conjunction with the Graduate College's Preparing Future Faculty program.