West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Writing Center Workshops

The English Department offers workshops every semester on various writing topics including; Introductions and Conclusions, Thesis Statements and Topic Sentences, and Effective Reading Strategies. All workshops take place in the Writing Center and include 15 minutes of instruction, followed by Peer Tutoring.

For more information about the Writing Center Workshops please contact us at: 408-741-2602

Effective Reading Strategies

Wednesday, February 18 1:00 PM Clay
Tuesday, February 24 3:45 PM Richey

Introductions and Conclusions

Monday, February 23 1:15 PM Condon
Tuesday, March 3 2:30 PM  
Tuesday, March 10 3:45 PM  

Thesis Statements and Topic Sentences

Monday, March 2 2:00 PM  
Thursday, March 5 11:15 AM  
Wednesday, March 11 11:30 AM  
Thursday, March 19 12:30 PM  
Thursday, April 9 11:30 AM  
Wednesday, April 22 11:15 AM  

Sentence Combining

Tuesday, March 17 2:30 PM  
Wednesday, April 8 11:30 AM  

Paraphrasing and Summarizing

Wednesday, March 11 1:00 PM  
Wednesday, April 15 1:00 PM  
Thursday, April 23 2:00 PM  

When, Where, How and Why to Cite

Wednesday, March 4 4:30 PM  
Monday, March 16 12:30 PM  
Wednesday, April 15 4:30 PM  
Monday, May 4 10:15 AM  

Scholarship Application Essays

Thursday, February 26 1:30 PM Wagner
Thursday, February 26 2:30 PM Wagner
Tuesday, March 3 12:45 PM  
Wednesday, March 4 2:45 PM  
Thursday, March 5 2:15 PM  

MLA Format and Source Integration

Wednesday, March 18 2:45 PM  
Monday, April 6 12:30 PM  
Tuesday, April 14 12:45 PM  
Monday, April 20 10:15 AM  
Thursday, April 23 3:00 PM  
Wednesday, April 29 4:30 PM  
Wednesday, May 6 2:45 PM  
Thursday, May 7 2:15 PM  

APA Format

Tuesday, March 24 11:15 AM  
Tuesday, April 14 11:15 AM  
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