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|Type of group||Academic support service|
|Meeting place||Wege Auditorium|
|Office||top floor of Sawyer,|
back of Schow
The Writing Workshop consists of about 60 students who are paid to privately tutor other students in writing and public speaking. After being nominated by a faculty member, candidates are interviewed by the Workshop's supervisor(s), and some are selected to become tutors the following school year. With minor oversight from the Academic Resource Center, the Workshop is led this year by Andrés López, Helen Hood, and Fida-E Tashfia. It offers students assistance in the following areas:
The Workshop is open from 7:45 p.m. to 12:15 a.m., Sunday through Thursday in the back of Schow Science Library and on the top floor of Sawyer Library. You can sign up for a half-hour slot or just drop by and hope a tutor is available. This year's tutor schedule will be posted at the beginning of the fall semester.
Other services of the workshop require special arrangements. (Sorry, no drop-ins.) They are:
English as a Second Language (or third, or...)
The Workshop also has tutors trained to help foreign students with their English prose. Contact Kim Fassler or Alexandra Letvin.
Students who would like to work with one tutor on a regular basis for a semester should contact Dianne Pfundstein. (Take note that Dianne is just the coordinator, and will not necessarily be your permanent tutor.)
The speech workshop is for anyone who would like help with a presentation or public speech. Contact: Amanda Whiting.
It is a Workshop tradition that a few meetings each year will be run by a senior member of the Workshop, who will use the period to share with the group an issue of tangential relation to peer editing.