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Writing Center Workshop: Understanding Relations and Making Transitions

Writing skills are essential to your success in both college and career. The BMCC Writing Center can help you improve your writing. It is common to feel like the ideas you put on the paper do not connect. You might fear that your 5-page paper sounds like one long rant. Thankfully, there are transitional phrases that...

Writing Center Workshop: How to Create Effective Paragraphs

Writing skills are essential to your success in both college and career. The BMCC Writing Center can help you improve your writing. How can understanding paragraph structure help us create well-organized paper>s? This workshop emphasizes best practices for creating clear, simple and effective paragraphs that support your thesis and explain your intentions to the reader. Sign...

Writing Center Workshop: How to Write a Good Summary

Writing skills are essential to your success in both college and career. The BMCC Writing Center can help you improve your writing. When trying to summarize an idea or published text, it is good to know the best practices are for doing so. This workshop helps composition students understand how best to present information about a...

Writing Center Workshop: Synthesizing Sources

Writing skills are essential to your success in both college and career. The BMCC Writing Center can help you improve your writing. In college, you are asked to do research. Research requires reading multiple texts. However, after reading so many texts, you might have to write only one paper. How do you take information from different...

Writing Center Workshop: Thesis Statements and Outlines

Writing skills are essential to your success in both college and career. The BMCC Writing Center can help you improve your writing Putting together a good essay can be less difficult than it seems. When we have the right structure on which to build and organize our compositions, it can help us stay focused on what...

Writing Center Workshop: Framing An Argument

Writing skills are essential to your success in both college and career. The BMCC Writing Center can help you improve your writing. One of the most important skills to develop your academic writing is the ability to summarize, or “frame” an argument. Doing so can help show the reader that you have invested time in understanding...