What do Queen’s professors look for in graduate-level written assignments? How can you learn to write critically and clearly? How do you edit a lengthy research paper? This seminar, led by professional writing staff, aims to assist graduate students from all disciplines in the development of writing skills.
What do Queen’s professors look for in written assignments? How can you improve on your work from last semester?
This seminar, led by professional writing staff, aims to assist undergraduate students from all disciplines in the development of university-level writing skills.
Dealing with essay exams can be tricky: how do you produce a complex and clear argument in just a few minutes?
We’ll show you how to revise, how to practice, and how to ace the exam.
So you’ve got a hundred decisions to make in an hour, and a whole textbook to work from. We’ll talk you through a process to help you select what you’ll learn, memorize it, and ease the stress of exam day.
Finding and reading sources is a vital part of essay writing in any subject. But how can you do this effectively? How do you gather, compare and evaluate material? How do you turn your ideas into an essay outline and draft? We’ll take you through the process step-by-step in this class.
Writing essays is tough! We’ll take you step-by-step through a process that will both develop and highlight your academic and critical thinking, and help you to express complex ideas in clear writing.
Do the words “thesis” and “argument” leave you in a cold sweat? We’ll show you how to construct a thesis – and why you need one – and use it to generate an argument for your entire paper.
Are you struggling to finish masses of textbooks, articles and other readings? Do you wonder how to read fast enough to succeed? Learn how to approach your course readings strategically and efficiently with advice from Student Academic Success Services.
Lectures can sometimes seem like a blur: everything’s too complicated, explained too fast, and you just forget everything afterward anyway. Our note taking class will help you pay attention to the most important parts of the lecture, organize your information in an effective way, and explain how to work from lecture material when you’re writing assignments of revising for exams.
Students often tell us that they have too much to do – too many assignments, too much reading, too many extracurricular clubs – and too little time to do it. Drop by to get help from a Peer Learning Assistant in planning your time this semester.