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The Graduate Writing Center. Emily Heady, Ph.D. Director, Graduate Writing Center. What Is It?. Established in 2006 as part of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Seeks to “improve graduate student writing”

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The graduate writing center

The Graduate Writing Center

Emily Heady, Ph.D.

Director, Graduate Writing Center


What is it

What Is It?

  • Established in 2006 as part of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)

  • Seeks to “improve graduate student writing”

  • Spearheads cross-curricular efforts to train students to write better (and faculty to teach writing more effectively)


Who works here

Who Works Here?

  • Director: Emily Heady (holds B.A. in Spanish and English and M.A. and Ph.D. in English)

  • Assistant Director: Shelah Simpson (holds B.A. and M.A. in English; currently seeking Ph.D.)

  • Tutors: Five trained graduate students from various disciplines across the university

  • Library Liaison: Tyler Veak (holds B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in philosophy; currently pursuing M.S. in Library and Information Science)


Services for students

Services for Students

  • One-on-one tutoring

  • ESL conversation practice

  • ESL reading groups

  • Citation help

  • Grammar help

  • Online aids


Services for faculty

Services for Faculty

  • Classroom presentations

  • Writing assignment assistance

  • Rubric writing

  • Workshops

  • Manuscript commentary

  • Online materials


Web resources

Web Resources

  • PowerPoints for classroom and personal use, including plagiarism prevention presentations

  • Worksheets for classroom and tutoring use

  • Quick-answer e-mail query link

  • See www.liberty.edu/graduatewritingcenter


How to contact us

How To Contact Us

  • Come by Campus North 1877 to schedule an appointment.

  • Call 592-4727

  • E-mail [email protected]


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