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Writing Center Orientation

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TAMIU Writing Center

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Transcript of Writing Center Orientation

One-on-One
Group Papers
Helpline
Online Submissions
*
Scheduled Appointments

*
Typically, online submissions have a 24-72 hour response time. Plan ahead and provide time for unforeseen delays: i.e. midterms or finals.

TUTORING SESSIONS
Walk-ins are welcome
All sessions are 20-40 minutes (up to twice a day with an hour between sessions)
Session Summary Forms‡

IMPORTANT: Know your student ID number.
Ex. A0012345
Know your class name.
Ex. ENGL 1301
Ex. ENGL 2311
Ex. HIST 1301
Have a copy of your paper
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!
Full Time Staff
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, APSA and Chicago style guides
Dictionaries and Thesauruses
Grammar and essay-specific Handouts
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!
Call us: 956-326-2884
E-mail: writingcenter@tamiu.edu
Visit us online: tamiu.edu/uc/writingcenter
Consultants have experience in a variety of disciplines from English, Art, Education, Engineering, Psychology and more!

Trained to help students become better, independent writers.




Written by our tutors, the Writers' Forum presents fun and insightful writing, writing tips and features about different events and opportunities here at TAMIU.
@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
*Formatting
The Writing Center's creative magazine, featuring locally submitted art, short stories and poetry. Submissions start Sept.1 and are open to all!
Adminstrative Associate V
Taryn Shehab
Director

Jonathan Martinez
NEW STUDY LOUNGE
Quiet study area
Comfortable waiting area
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