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, […]

Thanks!

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 […]

Holly’s Thursday October 9 workshop  will focus on basic reading skills. For International Students: English as a Second Language Seminars Given by Lecturer Holly Stark Mondays & Thursdays 3:30-4:30 In the CTLR conference room Mondays: speaking Thursdays: grammar Speaking topics can be about current affairs such as the upcoming presidential election, cultural questions, and topics raised […]

CTLR will hold three lunches this fall for faculty teaching first-year seminars. Peer Writing Tutor will be invited along with other members of the resource teams (librarians, ACEs, Educational Technoligists, tech tutors) and commons heads and Deans.  Trained PWTS can use this lunch as one of their three training sessions. Both new and trained PWTs […]

If you tutor international students, please make them aware of the following workshop run by Professional Writing Tutor Holly Stark: International Students: You are invited to a grammar seminar on THURSDAY October 2 at 3:30 in LIB 230 (Right next to the CTLR in the back of the library). This will focus on verb tenses, […]

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