Month: March 2012

Conversational Appointments

One of my recent writing consultations took on a very¬†interesting focus. Usually when a student comes into the Writing Center, as a tutor I begin with the basics: we look at the assignment, establish the due date, see how far the student is in writing, and…

If you’re wrong, does that mean I’m right?

While the Writing Center does so many things to help students become better writers, the main way we help students become better writers is showing them how to make strong theses. I cannot count the number of times that I have told a student that a…