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Agency and Becoming: Finding the University in the Writing Center
Nate Thesing

Higher education in America has long been celebrated as mainstream culture’s ideal path to a successful and productive life. 4,314 more words

Inquiry

Letter to the Overwhelmed Writer

Dear Overwhelmed Writer,

First of all, you are not alone. Even the most experienced writers can get bogged down in ideas, sources, and deadlines. I have learned from experience that writing assignments can definitely be stressful. 472 more words

Dallas Baptist University

Writing Center Sign

We created a wait list sign in the Writing Center this week, so I thought I would share it. :)

English 806

Writing: A Lifelong Process with Revision

Recently, I read James Baldwin’s “A Letter to My Nephew”, which I would characterize as an intimate text that speaks about race from one generation to the next. 309 more words

Writing Center

Student Success²: Peer Tutoring and Student Perseverance

In 2005, a plucky young man with an interest in rhyming words and all things Byron was hired to be a peer writing tutor (not to be confused with pier riding tutor) in a pilot program at the University of California-Irvine. 739 more words

Letter to the Student-Athlete Writer

Dear Student-Athlete Writer,

First of all, you have my sincerest apologies. I’m sorry that Hollywood and the media have given the name “Student-Athlete Writer” an unfortunate, negative stigma. 711 more words

Dallas Baptist University

Silence in Writing Center Sessions

Emily Cousins, Consultant

I’ve always known that silence can be beneficial in various ways during writing center sessions. It recently dawned on me, though, that silence often requires a conscious effort to create, and that perhaps I could be doing more to actively create productive silences during meetings with writers. 544 more words

Process