During fall and spring semesters, the Center for Writers conducts weekly workshops from the list below. If you would like us to add a new workshop, please let us know at ndsu.cfw@ndsu.edu.

Past Workshops

IMRD Workshops (Into, Methods, Results, Discussion)

  • Writing the Methods Section
  • Writing the Results
  • Writing the Discussion and Conclusion Sections
  • Writing an Introduction
  • Writing an Abstract

Academic & Professional Writing

  • Organizing Materials before Writing a First Draft
  • Overcoming Writer's Block
  • Paraphrasing and Summarizing
  • Introduction to Literature Review
  • Avoiding Plagiarism
  • Responding to Reviewer Comments
  • Peer Review
  • Writing a Teaching Philosophy
  • Writing Personal Statements
  • Cover Letters and CVs
  • Navigating the Disquisition Review Process (by the Thesis & Dissertation Coordinator)

Elements of Clear and Correct Writing

  • Writing in Active Voice
  • Common Word Choice Mistakes
  • Common Grammar and Punctuation Mistakes




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