Presentation on theme: "…helping TRU students become better, more confident writers."— Presentation transcript:
…helping TRU students become better, more confident writers
Services free service staffed by skilled students, community volunteers and faculty provides: -one-on-one instruction -feedback for all levels and types of writing -helps you learn to revise and edit Goal: …to help you become a better, more confident writer.
In a session we: teach you to improve your writing skills point out gaps and problems help you to learn to proofread and edit model the writing process discuss and question
Appointments register www.tru.ca/writingcent re/disclaimer.html www.tru.ca/writingcent re/disclaimer.html make an appointment tru.mywconline.com/ tru.mywconline.com/
Appointments what you need to bring: -questions and ideas -your assignment from your instructor -a draft of an assignment -an assignment that you have received back with feedback
Types of Feedback understanding assignments and readings generating ideas and finding a focus finding research and citing sources types and formats of writing group projects
Feedback cont…. any step in the writing process summarizing, paraphrasing, quoting and avoiding plagiarism sentences, grammar, punctuation, diction, mechanics and spelling presentations and more… GrammarStructureContentStyle
Resources Texts and reference books: writing in the disciplines academic writing handbooks citation guides grammar and more… Online: Writing Centre Website Writing Centre Website Writing and Citation Support Website Writing and Citation Support Website
Hours of Operation Summer Semester 2014 May 12 to August 8 Monday to Friday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm closed weekends and holidays hours may change slightly due to illness, meetings, etc.
For Writing Tips and More Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/TRUWriting Like our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/TRUWritingCentre Check out our Blog http://writing.inside.tru.ca/ Watch our videos on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/TRUWritingCentre
Questions… 1. Who offers help in the Writing Centre? 2. What do you need to bring to the Writing Centre? 3. How long is a tutorial session? 4. Where is the TRU Writing Centre? 5. What is the goal of the Writing Centre?