With midterms looming and the end of the quarter in sight I thought I would share some advice and encouragement with the lovely and possibly avid readers of UCWbLing.
Julie Bosman’s recent NY Times article, “Aspiring Authors Get Help Online” announces Penguin Group’s newest endeavor: Book Country, a website that allows writers to post their fiction writing online for other members. The site functions like Facebook for avid writers. … Continue reading
According to a recent New York Times article, text written in bigger, bolder font doesn’t necessarily enhance the chances that you’ll remember it.
The approach of spring quarter midterms means tests, stress, but also e-portfolios! Whether you’re thinking of your WRD portfolios or job hunting come June graduation, it might be time to look to Digication for your e-portfolio needs. While browsing the … Continue reading
Last Thursday, April 14th, was Poem in Your Pocket Day, and we at the UCWbL got into the act. Poem in Your Pocket Day has been a national occasion since 2008, and both the Lincoln Park and Loop Writing Centers took part … Continue reading
“DePaul University is a learning community that fosters the pursuit of knowledge and the transmission of ideas within a context that emphasizes a sense of responsibility for oneself, for others and for society at large.” You will most likely recognize … Continue reading
Recently I have come to a very interesting conclusion. The five paragraph essay that we learned to write back in high school was possibly the most valuable tool I could have taken to college. No I know what some of … Continue reading
For the first time since it began in the early 1980s, the non-profit TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is opening up their speaking platform to us plebs. Anyone with a webcam and an internet connection can submit a one-minute video … Continue reading
Catch up on the latest episode of Scrawl Radio, the UCWbL‘s bi-monthly broadcast that airs on Radio DePaul. Press “play” below:
So this is officially my last new tutor blog entry. Yesterday I had both my first day at the Richardson Library Outpost and my exit interview to go over my portfolio.