Learn about the structure of an introduction and how to write one in this interactive workshop on writing introductions for engineering research. The workshop will include structural and language information about introduction sections and key purposes of this section to help guide you in writing your own compelling intro.
To get the most out of the event, bring an introduction from your field &/or an introduction you are working on or need to write. You can also include examples and questions when registering through the online form.
About the presenter. Mahmoud Abdi Tabari is a lecturer in Applied Linguistics and Writing Pedagogy in the Center of American English Language and Culture at the University of Virginia. He has been teaching a variety of writing courses to domestic and multilingual learners in different contexts for more than 16 years. He also served as the assistant director of international composition program in the English department at Oklahoma State University (OSU) and worked as the professional writing adviser in the OSU Writing center. His research interests include task-based language teaching, second language writing, and second language acquisition. He has published in major journals in the fields of Applied Linguistics and Second Language Writing, and has frequently presented at major conferences.
A Graduate Writing Lab workshop for Engineering grad students & postdocs