Tag: professors

The Challenges and Value of Mandatory Sessions

I know the ink has barely dried on my last blog post (metaphorically, of course—it just sounds so much nicer than “the content has barely been uploaded”), but I’d love to hear everyone’s thoughts on mandatory sessions after our all-too-brief discussion tonight. We’ve all had sessions…

A Writing Center Haiku – by Joanna Holzhaeuser

Okay, so Joanna doesn’t know I’m doing this, but she will soon. This totally isn’t plagiarism because I’m citing her. Ready? (It’s becautiful, by the way): A Wrting Center Haiki by Joanna Holzhaeuser The Writing Center. Thesis. Reasons. Evidence. “Please fix my grammar.” See? It’s beautiful,…

Comments on a Commentary on Comments

Yesterday I had an appointment with a student who was working on the second draft of her paper. She brought her first draft along, which had been returned—with comments—from the professor, and she asked me to make sure she had followed all of the professor’s suggestions.…