Classroom Presentations and Workshops

All PowerPoint presentations for any of the WRC Workshops are available to faculty upon request.

WRC Introduction (15-20 Minutes)

The WRC Introduction presentation introduces students to the Writing Resources Center at UNC Charlotte. Discussion topics include tips for getting the most out of a WRC session and how to book an appointment. Our goal throughout this presentation is to help better prepare students for using the resources that the WRC has to offer.

Citation/Documentation Workshops (30-50 Minutes)

APA Documentation Workshop (30-50 Minutes)

The APA Documentation Workshop introduces students to the rationale behind citations and how to appropriately use them in APA format. Discussion topics include integrating sources and avoiding plagiarism, paraphrasing and direct quotations, in-text citations, and reference pages. To get the most out of this session, we encourage you to have an assignment or coursework that we can incorporate into the workshop. You may then request for the WRC tutor to stay and assist students after the presentation. This will give students the opportunity to practice APA citations with their course assignments while having a WRC tutor immediately accessible for specific APA citation questions.

Chicago/Turabian Documentation Workshop (30-50 Minutes)

The Chicago/Turabian Workshop introduces students to the rationale behind citations and how to appropriately use them in Chicago/Turabian format. Discussion topics include integrating sources and avoiding plagiarism, paraphrasing and direct quotations, in-text citations, and reference pages. To get the most out of this session, we encourage you to have an assignment or coursework that we can incorporate into the workshop. You may then request for the WRC tutor to stay and assist students. This will give students the opportunity to practice Chicago/Turabian Style citations with their course assignments while having a WRC tutor immediately accessible for specific Chicago/Turabian citation questions.

IEEE Documentation Workshop (30-50 Minutes)

The IEEE Documentation Workshop introduces students to the rationale behind citations and how to appropriately use them in IEEE format. Discussion topics include integrating sources and avoiding plagiarism, paraphrasing and direct quotations, in-text citations, and reference pages. To get the most out of this session, we encourage you to have an assignment or coursework that we can incorporate into the workshop. You may then request for the WRC tutor to stay and assist students. This will give students the opportunity to practice IEEE citations with their course assignments while having a WRC tutor immediately accessible for specific IEEE citation questions.

MLA Documentation Workshop (30-50 Minutes)

The MLA Documentation Workshop introduces students to the rationale behind citations and how to appropriately use them in MLA format. Discussion topics include integrating sources and avoiding plagiarism, paraphrasing and direct quotations, in-text citations, and works cited pages. To get the most out of this session, we encourage you to have an assignment or coursework that we can incorporate into the workshop. You may then request for the WRC tutor to stay and assist students after the presentation. This will give students the opportunity to practice MLA citations with their course assignments while having a WRC tutor immediately accessible for specific MLA citation questions.

Revision Strategies Workshop (50-75 Minutes)

The Revision Strategies Workshop leads students in a discussion of editing versus revision and the importance of both as a part of the writing process. Discussion topics include reasons for revision, methods for revision, and in-class activities that have students revise their own work. To get the most out of this session, we encourage you to have an assignment or coursework that we can incorporate into the workshop. You may then request for the WRC tutor to stay and assist students. This will give students the opportunity to practice revising their own work while having  a WRC tutor immediately accessible for questions or feedback. Depending on your class time availability, this workshop can cover a full 75-minute class.

Peer Response Workshop (50-75 Minutes)

The Peer Response Workshop prepares students for in-class peer reviews. Discussion topics include reflecting on previous experiences with feedback, what feedback is helpful/not helpful, and an in-class demonstration of effective peer response. To get the most out of this session, we encourage you to have an assignment or coursework that we can incorporate into the workshop. You may then request for the WRC tutor to stay and assist students. This will give students the opportunity to practice giving peer feedback while having a WRC tutor immediately accessible for questions. Depending on your class time availability, this workshop can cover a full 75-minute class.