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Seven Ways to Take Advantage of the University Writing Commons

By: Natalie Ferguson

In my first semester as a writing assistant, I’ve learned a lot about myself as a teacher and I’ve learned a lot about the students who have come to see me. 526 more words

My Novice Eye (and toddlers) Saved Me

When tutoring in a college-level writing center, my main goal was to get students excited about learning. Three years of discussion revealed that a lack of creative freedom, security, and confidence during early childhood results in self-doubt. 313 more words

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My first three years of high-school, my basketball coach was Coach Carey. I had a great personal relationship with him. He understood me both as a person but also as a basketball player. 209 more words

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Witt Writing Center Advisors Go West

The first weekend of November brought excitement and butterflies to director of the Wittenberg Writing Center, Dr. Mike Mattison, and three advisors.  The four traveled west to present at the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing.  362 more words

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Sometimes unplanned trips to Bangor are better than a planned trip to Bangor. Yesterday after school I jumped into Riley’s truck with him and we decided to head to Bangor. 173 more words

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