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Welcome to the Writing Center. Rachel Grammer Writing Instructor Walden University Writing Center. Housekeeping. Type your questions in the Q&A box  Download the PowerPoint slides (at any point) and view the recording (later): http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/415.htm. Agenda.

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Welcome to the writing center

Welcome to the Writing Center

Rachel Grammer

Writing Instructor

Walden University Writing Center


Housekeeping
Housekeeping

  • Type your questions in the Q&A box 

  • Download the PowerPoint slides (at any point)

    and view the recording (later): http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/415.htm


Agenda
Agenda

  • Who are we?

  • What do we do?

    • Paper review appointments

    • Webinars

    • Website

    • Social Media

    • E-mail short answers

    • Grammarly & TurnItIn

  • Resources by degree

    • Undergraduate

    • Graduate

    • Capstone



Writing center mission
Writing Center Mission

We want to help you not only reach your education goals but also make a positive impact on your community.

Our staff of dedicated professionals supports students in building andapplying their writing skills as scholars, practitioners, and agents of positive social change.





What do we do social media
What do we do? Social Media

Blog

YouTube: WU Writing Center

Facebook

Twitter: @WUWritingCenter


What do we do e mail short answers
What do we do? E-mail short answers

Writing Instructors:

[email protected]

Editors:

[email protected]


What do we do turnitin
What do we do? TurnItIn

  • Tag line: “Prevent Plagiarism. Engage Students.”

  • Separate from course

  • “Safe” place to test your paper




Susan isn’t sure how to cite a website she is using. Her paper is due in a few days, but she needs to find the right APA formatting to use.

Where should Susan look for help with her formatting?

Tell us why in the Q&A box.


Mike is working on the final paper for his course that will be due in a few weeks. His faculty asked him to work on the transitions in his writing.

Where should Mike look for help with his transitions?

Tell us why in the Q&A box.


Nik be due in a few weeks. His faculty asked him to work on the transitions in his writing. is working on a discussion post that needs to be completed that evening. He has been told that his writing needs to be more scholarly.

Where should Nik look for help with making his writing scholarly?

Tell us why in the Q&A box.


Amy knows this semester is going to be a challenge because there is a long paper due at the end of the semester. She isn’t sure how she can improve her writing.

Where should Amy look for help knowing how to improve her writing?

Tell us why in the Q&A box.


English language learners
English Language Learners there is a long paper due at the end of the semester. She isn’t sure how she can improve her writing.

Quizzes

Mastering the Mechanics webinar series


Resources by degree undergraduate
Resources by degree: Undergraduate there is a long paper due at the end of the semester. She isn’t sure how she can improve her writing.

Tips on writing assignments

ADAPT guidelines

AWE guidelines

TutorTalk


Resources by degree graduate
Resources by degree: Graduate there is a long paper due at the end of the semester. She isn’t sure how she can improve her writing.

KAM resources

Writing at the doctoral level


Resources by degree capstone
Resources by degree: Capstone there is a long paper due at the end of the semester. She isn’t sure how she can improve her writing.

Capstone community (Proposals)

Templates, rubrics

F&S guidance


Questions

Questions there is a long paper due at the end of the semester. She isn’t sure how she can improve her writing.

Now: Use the Q&A box on your screen

After the webinar: E-mail us at [email protected] or

[email protected]


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