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Our workshops are scheduled throughout the semester and taught by our friendly and knowledgeable faculty and staff. Browse the list of workshops to find one that suits your needs and register for an upcoming session or download supplemental material.


We can deliver a workshop tailored to your class's needs and schedule.

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For more information on our workshops, contact the offering department:

Technology workshops, covering a variety of software, hardware, and Internet applications:

  • Adobe Creative Suite 5 (including Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop)
  • Microsoft Office (including Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel)
  • Internet (including social media and cloud computing)
  • Mobile devices (including e-readers, iPads, and Android tablets)

Workshops dealing with research and writing, including:

  • Research tools and methods
  • Citation management
  • Open access
  • Authors' rights
  • Copyright
  • Online presence
  • Academic integrity (in conjunction with the Division of Student Affairs)

Workshops on research, scholarship, and academic integrity issues for graduate students and faculty, including:

  • Survival Skills for Graduate Students
  • The Practical Professor

Workshops that provide hands-on experience with thesis/dissertation formatting and submission, including:

  • Conversion to .pdf
  • Using templates
  • Formatting tables, figures, and equations

Other campus groups offer helpful workshops...