Thanks to the efforts of the UCWbL dynamic duo Mark Brand and Mark Jacobs, the DePaul Writers Guild has a website for your viewing and reading enjoyment.
What do you think of Teacher’s Assistants, and how are they distinct from peer tutors? In “The ‘Model Tutor’ In the Classroom: But Which Model Works?” from the latest issue of the Writing Lab Newsletter, Chris Striker reflects on his … Continue reading
Last weekend, I spent some extra time in the Lincoln Park UCWbL making my big debut on the spotted office carpet; I did notice that it at least has some hints of red in it, so that made me feel like … Continue reading
On this week’s episode we talked about how the collaborative process can help facilitate a unique type of creativity. To discuss the process of songwriting, we brought in local pop band, The Janitor and The Bum, which features Scrawl host … Continue reading
In his essay “Once Upon a Time, There Was a Person Who Said ‘Once Upon a Time,’” Steve Almond uses a trend among his creative writing students as the basis for a larger argument about the effects that passive viewership … Continue reading
Before the UCWbL opened for appointments two weeks ago, tutors, fellows, and administrators gatheredfor the annual Winter quarter staff retreat. The program changes every year, but usually consists of a series of activities and presentations that encourage UCWbL staff to … Continue reading
No matter how much you love to tutor, the extent to which you enjoy the company of other UCWbL employees, or whether or not you are the biggest morning person ever…at one point or another, you have asked yourself: “What … Continue reading
The most observant UCWbLing readers may have noticed that I was absent from the blog this past fall. As part of the DePaul University Digital Cinema LA Quarter program, I spent a few months in West Hollywood interning and taking … Continue reading
This Friday, you might actually get some work done. The Writing Center is now open on Fridays, in the Loop, from 12 to 5. Come visit us in the Loop Campus, in Lewis 1600. Or make an appointment in advance.
People, papers, and red pens. This is what we new tutors envisioned going into the application process to become a Writing Center Tutor. Because the application process consisted of correcting a sample paper, we naturally came to the conclusion that … Continue reading