Research-Writing Workshops Request

Integrated Academic Literacies:
Research & Writing Workshop Series

This quarterly workshop series is offered to faculty teaching WWU writing courses (those designated as Writing Proficiency or GUR Communication Block C). Writing course faculty may choose one or more of the following workshops for their students and should plan to participate in the sessions, along with the Libraries/Learning Commons facilitator, and a Research & Writing Studio Assistant.

These strategy-based workshops address key dimensions of doing research-based writing and span critical junctures in the inquiry-composing process:

Getting Started workshop (offered weeks 2-5)

  • Analyzing the Assignment

  • Choosing a Topic

  • Drafting an Inquiry Question

  • Testing the Inquiry Question and Forming Subquestions

Finding & Using Sources workshop (offered weeks 4-7)

  • Revisiting the Inquiry Question and Subquestions

  • Research Skills and Reading Literacies

  • Mapping Sources and Rhetorical Moves

  • Additional Research Strategies

  • Building the Draft and Next Steps

Revising & Editing workshop (offered weeks 7-10)

  • Thesis

  • Organization

  • Style

  • Editing and Proofreading

  • Documenting and Citing Sources


If you have any questions about these workshops or would like to know if they would be a good fit for your course, please email before completing this form.


Note: Class sizes over 25 may need to be divided into two sections.
Note: Scheduling priority given to WP and CCOM GUR courses.
Note: See workshop descriptions at the top of this webform.
Note: Each workshop is only offered during certain parts of the quarter. Please see the workshop descriptions at the top of this form. Also, please provide multiple possible dates for each workshop you are requesting. This improves our ability to schedule your workshops.
Please upload the most recent draft of your course syllabus and assignment description to share with your Libraries/Learning Commons facilitator.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.