Tags » PWT


PWT Session #4—Writing and Speaking Across the Disciplines Thursday, October 6 · 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Categories: Midd Blogosphere

PWT Session #4—Writing and Speaking Across the Disciplines
CTLR Library 225
* Tell us the writing expectations and guidelines of your major.
* Get comfortable giving oral presentations.

FYSM training–Session 4 Wednesday, October 5 · 4:30pm – 6:30pm CTLR

Categories: Midd Blogosphere

Who comes to this session?

* All new FYSMs must come to this session.
* Trained PWTS who are working as FYSMS for this first time.
* Trained FYSMs may come to this session, or session 5, or session 6.

After this session, you will be a better public speaker and you will be able to help your first-year seminar students give better presentations.

Make-up sessions are only for those who have received prior approval. E-mail Izzy Nuttall (enuttall@middlebury.edu) for prior approval.

Session #2 Getting Started for FYSMs

Categories: Midd Blogosphere

Wednesday, September 21, 4:30-6:30 PM, CTLR, Library 225

All new Writing and Academic Mentors must attend.

All trained Peer Writing Tutors now working as Writing and Academic Mentors must attend.

Trained Writing and Academic Mentors must attend either this session or Session 3 on Thursday, September 29th.

  1. Become expert at Time Management!  Bring a syllabus from all four of your classes.
  2. You will practice a 15 minute-version of the 30 min. tutor session
  3. Always bring your training folder to all training sessions.

Make-up sessions are only for those who have received prior approval.


Important links:


PWT-FYSM leadership team for 2011-2012

Categories: Midd Blogosphere

I am pleased to announce the PWT-FYSM leadership team for 2011-2012:
Izzy Nuttall–Head Peer Writing Tutor
Claire Bovet–Head Drop-in Tutor
Ava Kerr–Head FYSM

Organization Meeting Spring 2011

Categories: Midd Blogosphere

If you are working or training as a Peer Writing Tutor or a First-Year Seminar Mentor this semester, you must attend this meeting.

All: Fill out our information form. Get information about pay and training schedule


* Collect your training folder.
* Learn how to get paid
* Have your picture taken.
* Begin training.

Experienced tutors

* Apply for drop-in assignments.
* Share tutoring tips.

If you have a serious and unavoidable conflict, contact Mary Ellen Bertolini immediately.

Where: CTLR, Lib 225

When:  Thursday, February 10 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Drop-in Peer Writing Tutors

Categories: Midd Blogosphere

Peer Writing Tutors are available for drop-in meetings, Sunday-Thursday 7:30-midnight (except during school vacations) in the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research (Davis Family Library 225). Sunday and Thursday evenings, Peer Writing Tutors are available also in Ross and Brainerd Commons.  Peer writing tutors can, also, help with oral presentation skills. No appointment is necessary.

Documents Useful for Drop-in Tutors:

Drop-in Tutor Regulations (S11)

Best Practices of Drop-in Tutors (S11)

Writing in the Disciplines (10-11)

Quick Reference Sheet for Drop-in PWTs (S11)

Spring 2011 Training Dates for Peer Writing Tutors

Categories: Midd Blogosphere

Org Session Thursday, February 10, CTLR, 4:30-6:30
Session 2 Wednesday, February 16, CTLR, 4:30-6:30
Session 3 Thursday, February 24, CTLR, 4:30-6:30 (Bring a paper)
Session 4 Thursday, March 3, CTLR, 4:30-5:30
Session 5 Thursday, March 10, CTLR, 4:30-6:30
Session 6 Wednesday,March 17, CTLR, 4:30-6:30

Please bring your folder to every training session. You will be paid for training on completion of all of your mandatory sessions.