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Decoding the Assignment Prompt

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Thursday 3:00 p.m. 

There are times when it is hard to understand what you need to do after reading the assignment prompt. What are you being asked to do? What does it mean to discuss, argue, or justify? What parts need to appear in your finished product? If you’ve ever faced these questions or struggled to understand an assignment prompt, this group session is for you. Together, we will learn a variety of strategies for clearly identifying what you need to do based on the assignment description. 

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