Rebrecca Hill, English What is the difference between "who" and "whom"? When should I use active or passive voice? When should/shouldn't I use a comma? Designed for both native and non-native speakers of English, this workshop will review sentence structure, punctuation, restrictive/non-restrictive clauses, dangling and misplaced modifiers, pronoun case, relative pronoun use, noun/verb agreement, and passive/active voice. Participants will practice editing for grammatical accuracy in addition to discussing methods and resources for self-correction.
This experiential seminar will explore different aspects of public speaking. Participants will learn theories and techniques to deliver amazing speeches and then practice them. We will touch on various aspects of speech delivery including body language and speech content. No prior experience is necessary but participation by every individual is required. We operate under the premise that “it’s always better after your first time.”
The Art of Writing the Literature Review Stacey Meeker, Information Studies This workshop will cover strategies and best practices for writing a literature review, including note-taking strategies, writing process issues, and common organizational patterns. The workshop focus will be on literature reviews for original research projects but will be generally helpful for all literature reviews.
Academic Writing Skills Workshop for ESL Graduate Students Alexandra Verini, English In this interactive workshop, ESL graduate students will learn skills and strategies to build their fluency, accuracy, and comprehensibility in English academic writing. In addition, we will discuss useful on-campus, online, and print resources that will help students to work independently to improve their writing. There will also be time for questions and answers about ESL writing issues and concerns.
ASPPH will host two live webinars on Tues., Dec. 9, 2014 from 1PM–2PM Eastern and on Thurs., Dec. 11, 2014 from 11AM-12PM Eastern, entitled “ASPPH Fellowship Opportunities for 2015,” which will provide information about upcoming fellowship opportunities available through ASPPH in 2015.