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More Tutoring News: Writing Center Opens in
Do your students need help writing the papers you assign?
Writing help for all subjects
is now available in the new SCC Writing Center.
Writing Center Location: LRC 144, 558-2258
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00
p.m. Friday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Staff and tutors:
trained peer writing tutors with additional ongoing training. (You can recommend
former students to be tutors if the student completed the course with an A or B,
has completed a college level writing course and a critical thinking course, and
is an excellent writer.
Students who request writing tutoring should be able to:
State specifically what they are requesting help for.
Bring an outline or draft, preferably word-processed.
Bring materials upon which the assignment is based.
Example: The instructor's directions and related reading/research
Be ready to discuss their ideas.
Be ready to take notes during the tutoring session.
Be prepared to work with a tutor for at least two
sessions on a writing assignment.
guide, assist, coach and prompt the tutee’s learning
about writing and the writing process
support classroom learning and the instructor’s
do not proofread (mark corrections) or edit (revise).
They do provide comments on how to make improvements, and provide handouts
of tips and strategies for the students to use after the session
do not read background materials; tutees must do their
own background reading and research
will not complete the assignment for the tutees
|You can specify the type of help you want your
students to receive. Pick up a Writing Center Faculty
Request form in the Writing Center and list your specifications.
We enthusiastically look forward to working with your
students to help them become better writers.
Kakwasi Somadhi (650-2183) or
Ginnie Gessford (558-2600) if you have any
And check out
the free tutoring for all SCC students at the
Learning Skills and Tutoring Center.
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