Want to improve your academic writing skills? Come see us at the Writing Skills Centre! We can help with:
We offer both booked appointments and drop-in hours every week.
DROP-IN WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT during the following times:
All RDC students are welcome in the Writing Skills Centre. It doesn't matter what program you're in or what your marks are. We can help you with:
In order to become independent learners, students must be prepared to acquire many types of skills throughout their post-secondary education. At the Writing Skills Centre, we focus on helping students develop the writing skills they need in both academic and professional settings. While our tutors cannot proofread your paper for you, they can teach you how to proofread and edit your own work, skills that stay with you for life.
During your tutoring session in the Writing Skills Centre, you can:
The tutor will offer you guidance so you can work more effectively. Be aware that if the tutor does any more than what is described above, you may be accused of academic dishonesty. If the assignment you hand in contains the tutor’s work rather than your own, this would be considered plagiarism which can result in severe consequences for your educational opportunities.
Please see the link below for more information about the Writing Skills Centre`s policies
To create a thriving, vibrant RDC writing community wherein students, staff, and instructors gather to discuss all aspects of academic writing.
Using scaffolded instructional techniques and student-centred learning approaches, we strive to help RDC writers discover the knowledge and develop the skills they need to become confident, competent and independent writers.
Looking for help with your references?
Writing Tutors are happy to help with APA, MLA, and Chicago style citations. However, don't forget that Library staff are your main source for citation help! If you're on campus, just drop by the Library Desk. If you're off campus, start a live chat session, text, or phone us.
Refer a Student:
If you feel a student would benefit from the help of the Writing Tutor, direct them to visit the Writing Skills Centre or book an appointment.
Academic Writing Tutor: Jennifer Stange
Office: 1006Q (in the Library)
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