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TP/SS Student Spotlight: Adela Lungu

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United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Fellowship

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How to Write a Short Academic Essay Workshops

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Dr. Rafael Lara-Martinez Lectures About the Salvadoran Indigenous Language and Culture of the Nahuat-Pipil, Nov. 9 at TP/SS


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Retired Army LTC Valarie Austin, Montgomery College and West Point Grad, Releases Her Debut Book About What to Expect and How to Succeed at College

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Colloquium: Re-Learning Civil Discourse in the Face of Extreme Polarization, Nov. 2 in Germantown

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Transfer Information Session, Monday, Nov. 5

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The Raptors Volleyball Team Completes Perfect Regular Season; 26-0!

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Narrative Change Event Featuring MC Latino Student Voices, Nov. 16, at AFI

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Panel Discussion Wednesday at TP/SS: The Future of Higher Education - How Scary Is It?

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New Art Exhibit "The Urge to Mark" in the King Street Gallery Works by Artist Craig Kraft

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Mindful Mondays in the Science Center, Room 459

How to Write a Short Academic Essay Workshops, Oct. 30 and Nov. 19

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Category: It's Academic

Published: 2018-10-29 00:00:01.000

I. How to Write a Short Academic Essay in the Social Sciences Workshop

Description: This workshop examines the basic structure of an academic essay for social sciences: Introduction, Argument, Counter-Argument, and Conclusion. It also covers in detail how to achieve the minimum requirements for academic writing. The goals are: 1) describe the objective of an Academic Essay, 2) elaborate a significant and plausible thesis, 2) structure the argument of the thesis, and 3) highlight the significant role of counter arguments.
Dates and time: Tuesday, October 30 and Monday, November 19 at 2:30 p.m.
Locations: TPSS Academic Success Center (CM 110), RV Digital Learning Center (HU 307), and GT Writing Center (HS 150)

II. How to Write a Short Academic Essay in the Humanities Workshop

Description: Distinguish what makes a good humanities paper from what makes a good science or social sciences paper. Learn writing tips and practice critical thinking skills necessary for success in history, literature, political science, philosophy, and/or art history classes. Evaluate various thesis statements for strengths and weaknesses.
Dates and Time: Wednesday, October 31 and Tuesday, November 20 at 2:30 p.m.
Locations: TPSS Academic Success Center (CM 110), RV Digital Learning Center (HU 307), and GT Writing Center (HS 150)

All workshops will be simultaneously broadcast to the Rockville Digital Learning Center (HU 307) and Germantown Writing, Reading, and Language Center (HS 150).
For more information, please call the front desk of the Academic Success Center at 240-567-3888.

Made possible by the Academic Success Center, Digital Learning Centers, MC Library, and Writing, Reading and Language Centers

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