Recent Submissions

  • Tutoring Podcast 

    Martinez, Jonathon (2014-09)
    SUNY Plattsburgh's Jonathon Martinez sits down with Tom Halford to chat about writing tutoring. Martinez talks about learning to speak English fluently as a child, and he explains why he wanted to become a writing tutor.
  • How to Get Off Topic and Still Save Your Essay in One Tutoring Session or Less 

    Squires, Allison (2014)
    SUNY Plattsburgh's Allison Squires argues that it is alright to take a break during a tutoring sessions and to talk about AMC's The Walking Dead.
  • Avoid the Awkward Silence: Tips for Creating Conversation and Getting Students Involved in Tutoring Sessions 

    Haden, Jennifer (2014)
    Jennifer L. Haden has been a writing mentor at the University of California at San Diego for three years. Haden provides three astute tips for writing tutors to help create a comfortable tutoring session.
  • Karma-Yoga and Non-attachment to the of Fruits of Work: Tutoring in the University Writing Center 

    Smith, Marin (2014-09)
    Marin Smith is a graduate student in the Department of English at California State Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo. Her interest in Eastern religious philosophy began while she was teaching English in Kathmandu, ...
  • Making Tacos, Saving Grades 

    Reichenbach, Blake (2014-09)
    Blake Reichenbach is a writing consultant at Bellarmine University's Writing Center. He delivers a witty monologue about the connections between working at a trendy Mexican restaurant and consulting a fellow student during ...
  • Multiliteracy Memes 

    Bell, Kyle (2014-09)
    Kyle Bell graduated from the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh in the spring of 2014. He has embarked on an accelerated B.A./M.A. TESOL from Stony Brook University. In "Multiliteracy Memes," Bell uses ...