If you want to improve your academic writing skills, the Writing Skills Centre can help! Meetings with a writing skills tutor are one-on-one and free. We can help you with:
The Writing Skills Centre will re-open in September. Contact Amy Becker, Academic Support Coordinator, for more information:
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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, a skill that will 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?
The Writing Skills Centre tutors are happy to help you with APA, MLA, and/or Chicago style citation. Do not forget, however, that the library staff can also help with citation questions. If you are on campus, just drop by the Library Desk. If you are off campus, start a live chat session, text, or phone us.
The academic writing tutor offers presentations or workshops to classes to promote academic writing skills.
If you are interested in discussing a presentation for your class, please contact the academic writing tutor.
Two weeks notice may be required to schedule an in-class presentation. Availability is dependent on the academic writing tutor's hours.
Contact the Academic Support Coordinator:
Office: 1006 K (in the Library)
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