AEC Workshops

These workshops, designed for international students who have met their English proficiency standards at KU, provide additional cultural and linguistic information that will help students more quickly adjust to the expectations of American universities and achieve academic success. 

 


Making a good first impression

**CO-SPONSORED BY THE AEC AND KU WRITING CENTER**

In this workshop, you will learn how to use MLA formatting and how to write professionally formatted email messages so you can make a good first impression. The workshop, designed for international students, will be held in the AEC computer lab for hands-on practice.

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  • Thursday, September 9, 2021
  • 4:00-5:15pm
  • 226 Fraser

Intro to academic writing

**CO-SPONSORED BY THE AEC AND KU WRITING CENTER**

This workshop, designed for 1st or 2nd year international students, explores the expectations of collegiate level writing and presents students with academic writing tips for formal writing assignments.

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  • Tuesday, September 21, 2021
  • 4:00-5:15pm
  • 1001 Wescoe

Participating in classroom discussions

This practical workshop explores the cultural expectations of academic discussions in U.S. classrooms and provides international students with linguistic tools they can use to participate actively and confidently in these conversations.

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  • Thursday, September 30, 2021
  • 4:00-5:15pm
  • 1001 Wescoe

Maintaining academic integrity

Some students face unexpected consequences because, without knowing it, they fail to maintain academic integrity. In this panel discussion, faculty members from across campus will help clarify what constitutes academic integrity in their disciplines and discuss ways students can maintain integrity in their academic pursuits. This session is designed for both undergraduate and graduate students.

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  • Thursday, October 21, 2021
  • 4:00-5:15pm
  • 4018 Wescoe

Paraphrasing and citing sources

Learning to paraphrase and cite sources accurately is critical to success in college. This workshop teaches students how to cite sources both directly and indirectly and provides students with practical steps for writing strong paraphrases.

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  • Tuesday, November 2, 2021
  • 4:00-5:15pm
  • 1001 Wescoe

One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
Each semester year, the AEC enrolls about 250 students representing more than 35 countries on six continents.
Start working on your degree now! You can take university classes for credit at the same time you are taking English classes.
Earn university credits now! You can use 9 AEC credits as elective credits toward your KU degree in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Business, and Architecture.
Fulfill a university requirement! Completion of your English proficiency requirements means you have finished your foreign language requirement at the University of Kansas.
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