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Writing Center Orientation

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Transcript of Writing Center Orientation

One-on-One
20-50 minutes
Group Papers
Helpline
Online Submissions
*

*
Typically, online submissions have a 24-48 hour response time. Plan ahead and provide time for unforeseen delays: i.e. midterms or finals.

TUTORING SESSIONS
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English 1301, 1302, & 2311 require at least a 30-minute session to receive a Writing Center stamp.
Scheduled Appointments
Up to 50 minutes†
Walk-ins are welcome
20-30 minutes
Session Summary Forms‡

IMPORTANT: Know your student ID number.
Ex. A0012345
Know your class name.
Ex. ENGL 1301
Ex. ENGL 2311
Ex. HIST 1301
Actively participate in tutoring session.
Revise and edit own work.

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Ultimately you make the final decisions about your paper and accept full responsibility for your final grade.


STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES
THE WRITING CONSULTANTS
WHAT WE CAN HELP WITH!
Director

Kimberly Thomas
Full Time Staff
Associate Director
Jonathan Martinez
Office Coordinator
Taryn Shehab
Publications
THANK YOU DUSTDEVILS!
CONNECT WITH US!
www.facebook.com/txamiu.writing
TEXAS A&M INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
OUR RESOURCES
Writing Workshops
Computer Lab
Printer/Go Print station
APA, MLA, and Chicago style guides
Dictionaries and Thesauruses
Grammar Handouts
A quiet place to study and work
LOCATION & TIMES OF SERVICES
Dr. Billy F. Cowart Hall
Room# 203

Hours of Operation:
Mon - Thurs: 8:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Sun: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Call to verify


Walk-ins welcome!
For prompt service, please submit appointment request 24 hours in advance.
Contact us!
326-2884
E-mail: writingcenter@tamiu.edu
Consultants have experience in a variety of disciplines from English, Math, History, Engineering, and more!

Trained to help students become better, independent writers.




Provides readers with fun and insightful writings: comics, puzzles, Sudoku, writing tips, short stories, and poetry.
@tamiuwc
pinterest.com/tamiuwc/
WHO WANTS FREE CANDY?
Pop Quiz:

1. What do you NEED to know to visit the Writing Center?
Student ID & Class name
2. In which building is the Writing Center located?
Dr. Billy F. Cowart Hall
3. You must have an appointment to see a consultant. True or False?

False, Students with appointments have priority but walk-ins are welcome!
4. English 1301 or 1302 classes require at least a 30 minute session. True or False?
True
5. What can writing consultants help you with?
Brainstorm, outline, logic, audience/purpose, focus/thesis, organization, development, introduction, conclusion.

*Brainstorming
*Outlining
*Logic
*Audience/Purpose
*Focus/Thesis

*Organization
*Development
*Introduction
*Conclusion
SI Academic Advisor
Rebecca R. Soto
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