Fall 2022 Online Workshops

Workshops will be offered via Zoom during the Fall 2022 semester.  A link to the workshop will be sent to all registrants a few days before the workshop is scheduled to take place. Workshops are open to any students or staff with an active udel.edu email address. Register here for any of the workshops below.

Writing Effective Abstracts & Summaries

Tuesday, October 4, 12 pm & Wednesday, October 5, 3:30 pm

Sometimes in writing, trying to say a little can be just as challenging as trying to say a lot. This workshop will focus on how to capture your own arguments in concise, compelling abstracts and how to convey others’ ideas in clear, effective summaries.

Working With Sources in Your Writing

Tuesday, October 18, 11 am & Wednesday, October 19, 1 pm

Including information from published sources is an important part of academic writing, but it can feel tricky to master. This workshop will review how to fairly represent source material in your writing, clearly place others’ ideas in conversation with your own, and appropriately credit sources. 

Essential Strategies for Oral Presentations

Tuesday, November 1 at 11 am & Wednesday, November 2 at 11 am

Throughout this workshop, a panel of current Oral Communication Consultants will discuss their experiences with public speaking at UD and strategies for delivering effective, memorable presentations. Topics will include how to reduce speech anxiety, engage with your audience while speaking, and craft attention-grabbing introductions and memorable conclusions. 

Strategies for Successful Proofreading

Monday, November 14, 3:30 pm & Thursday, November 17, 11 am

Interested in improving your editing skills? This hands-on workshop will guide you through various proofreading strategies to help you become a more confident editor of your own work.