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GPSC483 - Editing Principles for Graduate Students

Do you want to improve the organization of your writing but don’t know where to start? Do your professors or colleagues tell you that your written assignments lack clarity, and you need some help to fix the problem? Editing Principles of Graduate Students will explore editing techniques that help identify and correct problems with organization and clarity in your writing projects.

In this workshop we will explain proven editing principles including looking at rearranging, adding, and deleting information, as well as coherence, language adjustment, redundancy, use of adverbs, and transitions.


Learning Objectives


By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
1. Correct most common errors in writing,
2. Improve the logic of their writing through the concepts of rewriting, editing, and proofreading,
3. Recognize where and how breaks in logic in writing occur,
4. Overcome these breaks in logic by adjusting language, eliminating superfluous terms, removing redundancy, and using adverbs carefully, and


Leaders Information


This workshop is led by Jad Sadek.
Jad is a PhD student in Mechanical engineering, his research consists of experimental, numerical and analytical analysis tackling needle-free technology with an emphasis on the combustion driven mechanisms. In parallel to his research Jad is always active as a teacher assitant and as a tutor to further his teaching experience.

This workshop is not scheduled at this time.
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