Category Archives: Writing Center

going a little deeper

My first appointment at the Writing Center this afternoon was a bit frustrating because the paper was good and concise, and the assignment was merely to summarize (although it was a lot of summary) the research on the topic, so … Continue reading

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Writing Center Blog

Dennis Bennett at the OSU Writing Center has created a really cool portal where Writing Assistants can blog about their thougths, anxieties, and experiences. It seems to be a really cool venue for students to post their thoughts about the … Continue reading

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paucity of posts

I’ve realized that I haven’t posted as often here as I’d like, especially about the Writing Center, about the history of rhetoric, and about my thesis and brainstorming for it. It’s just that I’ve been so busy this quarter. I … Continue reading

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Dead on assessments and what is my worth

I’m a little disappointed. Yesterday, I had three great Writing Center appointments. My first one was an OWL (so, I guess not an appointment), which I really enjoyed. My third one was with my thesis student, which went pretty well. … Continue reading

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the idea of a writing center

In his essay “The Idea of a Writing Center,” Stephen M. North sets forth to change others’ conceptions of what a writing center is and should be. He claims that teachers’ views of the writing center as a place to … Continue reading

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