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Graduate Writing Workshop Tools

Graduate Writing Workshop,Summer 2021

Resources from Camp Presentations

Links to resources from the June 7 & 21 writing camp presentations

Topic: Professional Writing

Regarding clarity and precision

Laplante, P. A. (2012;2011;). Technical writing: A practical guide for engineers and scientists. CRC Press.

Thomas, D.D., (May/June 2021). The pen is mightier than the brain., 68(3), 36 – 39.

Technical/Science Writing Website—Writing Instructional videos

Alley, M. (n.d.), Films on writing as an engineer or scientist. Craft of Scientific Writing. --- (n.d.).

Tutorial on grammar in scientific writing. Craft of Scientific Writing.

Regarding resumes and cover (pain?) letters

Ryan, L. (2016, Apr 25). What’s a pain letter? It’s a job-seeker’s secret weapon.  LinkedIn.

(2017, May 18).How to write a pain letter, step by step.

Spencer. L. (2012, Sept 21). How to write a great resume and cover letter. [Video]. YouTube.

Statements of Purpose

Glen Maye, L., & Oakes, M. (2002). Assessing suitability of MSW applicants through objective scoring of personal statements. Journal of Social Work Education, 38(1), 67-82.

Samraj, B., & Monk, L. (2008). The statement of purpose in graduate program applications: Genre structure and disciplinary variation. English for Specific Purposes  27(2)  193-211 

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