Our writing and oral communication groups for graduate students (“Studios”) are:
- structured in a small writing-group model
- capped at 5-6 graduate students
- for work-in-progress writing and presentations
- a multidisciplinary space focused on clear scholarly communication
- facilitated by a RELI language consultant
- a supportive and results-oriented space for feedback and revision
16:356:610 – Graduate Communication Studio (0 Credits)
Designed to complement the Navigating Graduate Education course sequence (16.356.600, 16.356.601, 16.356.602), this non-credit (P/F) graduate academic communication group provides an opportunity to strengthen scholarly and professional speaking skills in the company of colleagues from multiple disciplines. Facilitated by language specialists at the Rutgers English Language Institute, Graduate Communication Studio welcomes students across all graduate programs interested in getting ample practice in communicative tasks such as structuring presentations for different audiences, leading and participating in discussions, handling question-and-answer sessions, and preparing for job interviews. Students will learn from each other’s contributions and practice what they learn in front of an informed and supportive audience of peers. Sessions last for 80 minutes once a week.
16:356:611 – Graduate Writing Studio (0 Credits)
Designed to complement the Navigating Graduate Education course sequence (16.356.600, 16.356.601, 16.356.602), this non-credit (P/F) graduate academic writing group provides an opportunity for sustained writing and feedback in the company of colleagues from multiple disciplines. In graduate school, the formation of a supportive, multidisciplinary intellectual community is often difficult yet important for improving writing, sustaining productivity, and preparing for professional life. Facilitated by language specialists at the Rutgers English Language Institute, Graduate Writing Studio welcomes students across all graduate programs to bring in works-in-progress such as course papers, thesis or dissertation chapters, grant proposals, job search statements, and articles for publication. Each session begins with a conversation about writing goals and features topics such as time management, language awareness, scholarly writing for clarity and diverse audiences, and editing and proofreading strategies. Sessions last for 80 minutes once a week.
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