EAP Workshops

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EAP Workshops provide opportunities for international students, faculty, and post-docs to improve their English language proficiency and cultural knowledge in a way that directly supports their academic goals. Each 75-minute workshop is designed to be hands-on with opportunities for demonstration, discussion, and practice.

Questions concerning the Fall EAP Workshop Schedule?
Please contact the CSLC at (574) 631-5881 or email EAP post-doc Christopher Scheirer at cscheire@nd.edu. 

Have you missed a recent EAP workshop?
You can find all of the resources presented at each session on the CSLC News and Events EAP Page

Fall 2018 EAP Workshop Schedule  

Date

Topic

Place/Time

Description

Thursday,
September 6

US Classroom Culture

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301 DeBartolo 

3:30-4:45pm

In this workshop, we will discuss the cultural norms, behavior, and expectations of the American university classroom.  We will then explore techniques that students can utilize for participating in classroom discussions, interacting with other students, working in groups, and working in labs.

Presenter: Christopher Scheirer, EAP Post-doc

Wednesday,
September 26

English Pronunciation: Strategies and Techniques

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301 DeBartolo
5:15-6:30pm

To improve your pronunciation, there is a lot more to think about than just isolated vowel and consonant sounds! This workshop addresses what other aspects of pronunciation are important for fostering clear communication, and identifies strategies for practicing these skills.

Presenter: Christopher Scheirer, EAP Post-doc

Thursday,
October 4
Editing and Revising Academic Writing


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301 DeBartolo
3:30-4:45pm

Revision is a necessary step in the writing process. This workshop addresses techniques for revisions at all levels with an emphasis on sentence structure, paragraph structure, precision of language, and proper tone.

Presenter: Christopher Scheirer, EAP Post-doc

Wednesday,
October 24
Interpreting Subtext in Conversational English


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301 DeBartolo
5:15-6:30pm

Have you ever left a conversation worried that you've misinterpreted a person's meaning or intention?  Then this workshop is for you!  In this workshop we will learn how to identify, interpret, and practice some of the verbal signals and cues that native English speakers use to indirectly communicate intention and meaning. Examples include when "yes" or "maybe" actually means "no thank you."

Presenter: Christopher Scheirer, EAP Post-doc

Thursday,
November 8

Academic Etiquette in Advisor/Student Relationships 
 

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301 DeBartolo
3:30-4:45pm

This workshop will explore key strategies for fostering healthy and successful relationships between students and their academic advisors and professors.  Topics will include how to ask your professor for help, how to request letters of recommendation, and how to write emails in the appropriate style and language.

 

Presenter: Christopher Scheirer, EAP Post-doc

Wednesday,
November 28

Plagiarism: What It Is and How to Avoid It

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301 DeBartolo
5:15-6:30pm

This workshop will focus on ways to present academic sources in an ethical and transparent manner. Topics include a definition of plagiarism, a description of the harm it causes, and strategies to use sources appropriately. The workshop will conclude with a discussion of citation forms and how to learn more about them.

Presenter: Christopher Scheirer, EAP Post-doc

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Presenter: Mohammad Waliullah, 2018-2019 NDUB Visiting Fellow funded by the Ortenzio Family

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Presenter: Mohammad Waliullah, 2018-2019 NDUB Visiting Fellow funded by the Ortenzio Family