We are happy to announce our Head Writing Tutors for the 2015-2016 academic year: Mitchell Perry–Head Peer Writing Tutor Claire Donohue-Meyer–Head Drop-in Writing Tutor Head Writing and Academic Mentor–Madison Orcutt Social Media Manager–Emma McDonald

All training sessions take place 4:30-6:30 in CTLR, Davis Family Library 225 Org Session    Thursday 2/12 for Peer Writing Tutors & Writing and Academic Mentors Session 2       Thursday 2/19 for Tutors and Writing and Mentors (Bring a paper of your own to Session 3.) Session 3         Thursday 2/26 for Tutors and Writing and Mentors Session […]

Spring 2015 PWT training dates Spring Training begins Thursday, February 12th, CTLR, 4:30-6:30 PM. Complete spring training dates coming soon.

PWT/FYSM TRAINING SESSION #2– Getting Started When: WEDNESDAY, 2/19/14 4:30-6:30 Where: CTLR …

Important PWT/FYM go links   go/ctlr                      Center for Teaching, Learning & Research go/pwt                      Find pay information, forms, and training schedule go/middwrite          WordPress site with writing tips go/writingcenter     Meet faculty writing tutors,  tips for writing, hours for drop-ins go/pwtblog                WordPress site for writing tutors and mentors go/ pwtguide             LIS guide for […]

FYSM Training #2–Getting Started 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 Wednesday, September 25th. Become expert at Time Management!  Bring a syllabus from all four of […]

If this is your first job on the Middlebury College campus, you will need to visit student employment with some documents: Obtain a blue Student Employment Card from the Student Employment Office. (The Student Employment office is located on the second floor of the Service Building. The office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm.) To […]

Confirmations I have sent out confirmations to all trained Peer Writing Tutors and Writing and Academic Mentors who have FYSE assignments. If you have not yet accepted your confirmation, please do so now. Save the date! Mandatory Organization Meeting for Writing and Academic Mentors: Wednesday, September 11, 4:30-6:30, CTLR Mandatory Organization Meeting for Peer Writing […]

Tips for Peer Writing Tutors Research Guide  

5– Problems/ Grammar INTL   Thursday October 11 CTLR 4:30-6:30 6– INTL /Getting Help/Grammar   Thursday October 18 CTLR 4:30-6:30   Due to some scheduling conflicts,  Session 5  for Mentors and Peer Writing Tutors will now cover Grammar issues as well as the previously scheduled Problems Students Face training. Session 6 will now cover Working […]

What about grammar?

August 24, 2012 | 1 Comment

What about grammar? The 3x PIC Rule: Point-Identify-Correct Although we do not copy edit papers, we do not ignore grammatical, mechanical, and style problems in students’ papers. Instead, we draw a student’s attention to the error: POINT, ask if the student can recognize and IDENTIFY the error, and finally, ask if the student can CORRECT […]

Where?  CTLR LIB 225 When? Thursday, March 01, 2012 4:30 PM-6:30 PM. What is the topic? * Macro to Micro * Using a Thesis Statement * Hands-on practice session with one of your papers   What should I bring? * One of your papers * Your folder Who must attend? All new Peer Writing Tutors […]

F11 FYSM Survey

December 8, 2011 | Leave a Comment

FYSM Survey

When: Thursday, October 20, 2011 4:30 PM-6:30 PM. Where: CTLR Davis Damily Library 225 *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Topics: Grammar Review, People Who Can Help Who Must Attend? * All new PWTs must attend. * All new FYSMs not previously trained as PWTs must attend. * Trained PWTs and trained FYSMs who have not attended session 4 or […]

Monday 11/7 at 4:30, Library 105, LIS will hold a Ref-Works session just for PWTs and FYSMs. This training is helpful for both you and your students. Lis will pay you for your time! You will fill out a temporary pay card while you are there.

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.

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 […]

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. Become expert at Time Management!  Bring a syllabus […]

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

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 New PWTS: * Collect your training folder. * Learn how to get paid * Have your picture taken. * […]

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