Thursday, December 15, 2011

The UCWbL Announces School for New Learning Workshops for Winter 2012

Advanced Project Forums

At the AP forums, students can discuss their Advanced Projects with other students, Writing Center tutors, SNL faculty, and a librarian. We'll address the steps that need to be taken before beginning the Advanced Project, as well as how to generate ideas for topics, begin research, and manage the project once it begins. SNL students at all stages in their Advanced Projects, as well as faculty, are welcome.

The dates and locations are below. RSVP here for an AP forum.

Tuesday, January 31, 6 PM-7:30 PM- Loop Campus Writing Center (Lewis 1600)
Saturday, February 4, 12 PM-1:30 PM - O’Hare Campus

Independent Learning Pursuit Forums

The ILP forums foster discussion, provide information, and offer support to School for New Learning (SNL) students who are completing an Independent Learning Pursuit (ILP). These discussions feature Writing Center tutors, SNL faculty, and a research librarian, all of whom provide focused and individualized feedback to students. This is a great opportunity for SNL students to share tips and receive advice from their peers. All students and faculty are invited.

The dates and locations are below. RSVP here for an ILP forum.

Saturday, January 21 – O’Hare – ILP workshop
Saturday, January 28 – Naperville - ILP workshop

Incomplete Project Bootcamps

Back by popular demand, the UCWbL's "bootcamps" are for SNL writers with an incomplete grade on their transcripts. These bootcamps will help you get back on track, and they include faculty-led sessions to create a supportive academic environment for you to get assistance with your writing and research. The dates are as follows:

Saturday, February 18 – Loop – 9am to 1pm
Monday, February 20 – Loop – 5:30pm to 9:30pm
Saturday, February 25 – Oak Forest – 9am to 1pm
Monday, February 27 – Oak Forest – 5:30pm to 9:30pm

In order to register, send an email to with your name, DePaul ID#, and incomplete course title(s) you wish to work on at least three (3) days prior to the session. Bring a flash drive, your copy of the incomplete contract, and all prior assignment preparation materials with you to the session. Please let your faculty mentor know you plan on attending.

Please contact Edward Evins at with any questions.