Category: Consulting

Posted on November 19th, 2021 in Consulting, multimodal composing, Writing Center Work by kmcclana

by Nathan Marcisz Recently, for the W397/597 Writing Center Theory & Practice course, I read Multimodal Composing: Strategies for Twenty-First Century Writing Consultations, a collection of pieces edited by Lindsey A. Sabatino and Brian Fallon about how writing center consultants can speak to multimodal projects that may not be traditionally viewed as “writing projects.” As …

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Posted on March 16th, 2021 by University Writing Center

Responses Compiled By: Lauren W. Contributors: Brandi, Hannah, and Jasmine. This week, I once again asked fellow consultants to share their writing process and how they go about beginning different writing projects. Below consultants Brandi, Hannah, and Jasmine will detail how they go about writing, and hopefully provide you with some tips and tricks to try …

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Posted on May 5th, 2020 in Consulting, Language, Pedagogy, Thematics, Writing Center Work by University Writing Center

Written by: Hannah W. Our wonderful consultant Hannah has written a post that relates strongly to the essential mission of the UWC. The overriding goal in our consultations is to help support writers with writing in their own voice with their own ideas, and Hannah helps explain why. Throughout my life, I have taken part …

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Posted on April 16th, 2020 in Announcements, Consulting, Opportunity, Tutoring, Writing Center Work by University Writing Center

Written by: Emily R. I still remember my first encounter with the University Writing Center: I was a high school student on a campus visit, attending a panel on IUPUI’s academic resources. One of the panelists worked at the UWC, and as I listened to her describe her job I knew I wanted to become …

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Posted on March 3rd, 2020 in Consultant Spotlight, Consulting, Pedagogy, Writing Center Work by University Writing Center

Written by: Michael Botta Good afternoon, Jags! I am very happy to announce that after some technical difficulties, the Writer’s Block Blog is back online! For our first post of the semester, our wonderful consultant Michael has shared how his experiences as a DM for Dungeons & Dragons overlap with his work here at the …

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Posted on November 21st, 2019 in Conferences, Consulting, Opportunity, Pedagogy, Writing Center Work by University Writing Center

Written by: Grace R. We’ve been fortunate enough to have a former consultant, Grace, write a post for us about how her experience working in the IUPUI University Writing Center has influenced not only the relationships she has formed, but also the way she thinks about relationships themselves. Three years ago, I sat in a …

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Posted on April 30th, 2019 in Consultant Spotlight, Consulting, Language, Opportunity, Thematics, Tutoring, Writing Center Work, Writing Strategies by University Writing Center

Written by: Armon E. As many writers know, writing can carry a lot of personal attachments—ranging from impactful or traumatic experiences to personal beliefs or strong emotions. It has the potential to embody our thoughts, emotions, and vulnerabilities all in one package. Sometimes this makes writing hard to share, especially when it might involve sharing what …

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