As a Peer Writing Tutor, you are cordially invited to a reception for CTLR student Workers (PWTs, ACEs, Tutors, Office Staff) on  Friday, Dec. 4 at  4 :15 PM in the Center for Teaching, Learning, & Research ~ Our way of saying “Thanks” for all you do for the CTLR ~ and for saying goodbye […]

Protected: Drop-in Shifts and Alternates (fall 09)

October 28, 2009 | Enter your password to view comments.

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We had a great session with Shawna Shapiro last Thursday.  Thanks to the peer writing tutors and the foreign language tutors who attended and helped make it a success!  For those of you who could not make the session, I’m uploading Shawna’s handout from the session: PWT_Workshop_Oct22 Ms. Shapiro will be speaking this week at […]

Session #5 Forms

October 15, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Please fill out and return the following forms: Future Plans of Peer Writing Tutors F09 peer tutor evaluation form fall 09 Survey for PWTs in Classes Fall09

Overland Information Session Thursday, Nov 5, 2009 at 6pm, MBH220 We are looking for exceptional college students to lead our writing programs this summer. The Overland Summer Writing Program and the Overland College Essay Program, based in Williamstown, Massachusetts help high school students from across the country develop as writers in an Overland setting. The […]

Session #5—Who Else Can Help? (Thursday, October 15, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Library 225) Other Offices on Campus Grammar Review Makeup for Session #4: Wednesday, October 14, 7:00-9:00 PM in CTLR Upcoming special sessions: Tutors as Educators Not Editors Working with Multilingual students: Thursday, October 22 4:30-5:30, CTLR Makeup #5 Thursday, October 22, 7:0-9:00 PM CTLR […]

Session #4—Writing and Speaking Across the Disciplines (Thursday, October 8, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Library 225) Tell us the writing expectations and guidelines of your major. Getting comfortable giving oral presentations. Writing in the Disciplines Handout: 09FallWID Useful Oral Presentation Handouts 3 Exercises for Oral tips-for-talks RATEtorals Added on October 15: Yonna McShane has a great […]

Congratulations to this year’s Ward Prize winners and nominees. We welcome you to the Peer Writing Tutor Program!

Session #3—Problems Students Face (Thursday, October 1, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Library 225) Group Discussions of problems: ESL, LD, Basic Writers, Writing Anxiety, Stress Point Tutoring Multilingual Students  (Shawna Shapiro will visit. Download her excellent handout: PWT_ESLwkshop_09) Makeup for Session #3: Sunday, October 4, 4:00-6:00 PM, CTLR

Makeup for session one: Sunday, September 20 (8-10 PM in Lib 225e) Trained tutors must attend session 1 or 2 or makeup 1 or 2 by Sept 30.

Session #1—Getting Started (Thursday, September 17, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Library 225) Brainstorming answers to frequently asked tutor questions 15 minute-version of the 30 min. tutor session Please bring your folder to all training sessions. Makeup for session one: Sunday, September 20 (8-10 PM in Lib 225e) Reminder for Trained Tutors: You must attend Session 1 […]

We now have a date for the Workshop on Writing Cover Letters: Tuesday, April 28 at 4:30 PM in CTLR. Get prepared to prepare other students, and pick up some helpful tips of your own along the way! Help students target their audience Fine-tune snapshots of academic, work, volunteer, and extracurricular experiences to appeal to […]

This Thursday, senior History of Art and Architecture Major Nicole Conti shows us how to tutor HARC papers: Thursday, April 9, 4:30-5:30 in CTLR (Lib 225). Trained tutors may use this as one optional training session. Both trained and new tutors invited. Update: Thanks to Nicole for an animated and informative presentation. If you were […]

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You are cordially invited to a reception on Monday, Dec. 8 from 3 – 4 PM in the CTLR ~ Our way of saying ‘Thanks’ for all you do for the CTLR ~ Presents for graduating Febs 🙂

A few more things

December 2, 2008 | Leave a Comment

Dilanthi will be running the very, very last makeup session of the semester this week: Final make-up When: Wednesday (December 3rd) Time: 7-9pm Venue: CTLR Sessions: 4 & 5 Evaluation forms have gone out to all the classes with Peer Writing Tutors. Encourage your faculty member to have students fill out the forms. Dilanthi, Pooja, […]


November 6, 2008 | Leave a Comment

Dear Peer Writing Tutors, We have completed the official training and makeup sessions for the semester.  For trained tutors who need to complete one more session, you can count the November 14th lunch at CTLR as one session.  If you would like to attend, please e-mail me for an official invitation.New tutors, or trained tutors […]

The apostrophe

October 23, 2008 | Leave a Comment

Last week at training, we had fun looking at apostrophes. Purdue’s OWL (Online Writing Lab) answers questions about the apostrophe here this week.

Thank you to all Peer Writing Tutors who have completed training and who are working so well in classes and drop-in sessions. Unfortunately, failure to complete training will result in your dismissal from your position as a PWT. Dilanthi will hold one more makeup session.  If you still have sessions to makeup, please e-mail Dilanthi times […]

Thursday Oct. 16th-Thursday Oct. 23rd Thursday 10/16 Student Reading 4:15pm, Abernathy Room (Axinn) Come hear students read original fiction, nonfiction, and poetry! Monday 10/20 Dinner Panel – Professional Writers Share Their Experiences 7:00pm, Kirk Alumni Center Megan Michelson–Outside Magazine, Skiing Magazine Hector Vila–Blog Writer and Professor Chris Shaw–Nonfiction and Environmental Writer and Professor Mike Ives–Journalist […]

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