Category: Writing Center Work

Posted on April 19th, 2022 in Alumni, Consultant Spotlight, Writing Center Work by kmcclana

by Kelin Hull As we near the end of another semester (and face the bittersweet reality of impending graduations!), we’re pausing to allow past and graduating consultants a chance to reflect on their experiences and time in the University Writing Center. In this post we’re so proud to be featuring alumni consultant Sarah Bahr, who’s …

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Posted on April 6th, 2022 in Neurodiversity, Writing Center Work, Writing Strategies by kmcclana

by Sage Justice   Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can affect writers much in the same ways as a learning disability. I was diagnosed with OCD along with severe anxiety in elementary school when my repetitive compulsions became so disturbing to my school life that I was falling behind the other kids my age. When reading, …

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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 April 15th, 2021 in Creative Writing, Retrospectives, Writing Center Work, Writing Strategies by University Writing Center

By: Lauren W. As part of my Capstone project this semester, I distributed a #WritersofIUPUI survey with the intent of discovering how students of IUPUI felt about themselves as writers, writing itself, and writing in context of the IUPUI institution. Below are the results of my research. When I made the #WritersofIUPUI poll and survey, …

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Posted on March 4th, 2021 by University Writing Center

By: Shannon K. Our wonderful consultant Shannon has provided insight into the dreaded impostor syndrome, while also reminding us of our value as writers with our own unique voice. Writing is vulnerability. Writing is taking every ounce of your mind and putting it on to paper waiting for others to critique. This can feel suffocating…is …

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Posted on December 1st, 2020 in Announcements, Difficult Conversations, Language, Opportunity, UWC Events, Writing Center Work by University Writing Center

By: Ethan M. Our fantastic consultant Ethan explains our on-going series, Difficult Conversations, and why exactly we should all learn to become more comfortable with being uncomfortable. If you’ve been checking up on the University Writing Center social media recently, you’ve undoubtedly seen the gorgeous flyers with quotes from April Baker-Bell’s book Linguistic Justice, urging you …

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