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Communication & Connection: Partnering Tutor Mentors and Workshops for Writing Success in First Year Writing

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Writing Centers can be a valuable resource for any student who finds challenges in writing assignments, but for first year students, the connection with a center can be essential to freshmen success. To meet the needs of students who opted for a workshop class designed to support their first year writing class, our Writing Center tutors partnered with students to mentor them as part of the program. The presentation will share details and methods about the workshop, the mentors, and program designed for a first-year student’s communication improvement and campus connection.

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Apr 16th, 4:30 PM Apr 16th, 5:00 PM

Communication & Connection: Partnering Tutor Mentors and Workshops for Writing Success in First Year Writing

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Writing Centers can be a valuable resource for any student who finds challenges in writing assignments, but for first year students, the connection with a center can be essential to freshmen success. To meet the needs of students who opted for a workshop class designed to support their first year writing class, our Writing Center tutors partnered with students to mentor them as part of the program. The presentation will share details and methods about the workshop, the mentors, and program designed for a first-year student’s communication improvement and campus connection.