COMMUNICATOR
October 4, 2023
Webinars

Learn about proofreading, parallelism and PowerPoint

Master the Art of Proofreading
2 p.m. CST, May 17 – Did you know that businesses can lose up to 1 billion dollars a year due to poor grammar and punctuation mistakes? Don’t be part of that statistic! This webinar will cover simple techniques on how to proofread your documents not only in an educational setting (essays, research papers, article critiques, etc.) but also for business writing in your career. Justice Louis Brandeis once said, “There is no great writing, only great rewriting.” If you would like to attend this webinar, simply click on the link below and sign in as a guest.
Link: http://connect16994608.adobeconnect.com/successcenterwebinar/

What the Success Center can do for YOU!
2 p.m. CST, May 24 – The Success Center is a free resource for all CSU students. It is comprised of four parts: a writing team, a math team, a career services team, and the Office of Disability Services. Tutoring services are offered from both the math team and writing team. Career Services is designed to help students prepare themselves for the job world. The Office of Disability Services offers students confidential assistance in courses, if needed, during their time with CSU. This webinar will explore and explain the benefits of the Success Center for all CSU students, past and present.
Link: http://connect16994608.adobeconnect.com/successcenterwebinar/

Parallelism: A Cumbersome, Difficult, and Confusing Element of Grammar Explained
2 p.m. CST, May 31 – Many students struggle with striking a balance between elements within their sentences that have similar levels of importance or meaning. These elements are usually connected by conjunctions such as “and” or “or” and a series of commas. This webinar will cover the proper ways to organize and present information found in these situations so that your writing is clear, understandable and legible.
Link: http://connect16994608.adobeconnect.com/successcenterwebinar/

PowerPoint Presentations
2 p.m. CST, June 7 – This webinar will cover basic guidelines and tips for making a PowerPoint presentation for the academic setting. While there will be some information about how to use PowerPoint, this webinar will mostly focus on the accepted norms for creating a professional presentation. This webinar will also go over how to make a PowerPoint presentation APA compatible.
Link: http://connect16994608.adobeconnect.com/successcenterwebinar/

How to Develop a Thesis Statement/Topic Sentence
2 p.m. CST, June 14 – This webinar will discuss what a thesis statement is, how to construct a thesis statement and the importance of having a strong topic sentence for your essay/research paper.
Link: http://connect16994608.adobeconnect.com/successcenterwebinar/

If you have questions regarding these webinars, please contact Brooke Howard at Brooke.Howard@columbiasouthern.edu

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