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Writing Center Resources For Faculty

Classroom/Writing Center Visits

A member of our staff would be happy to stop by your classroom for a quick introduction to the Writing Center and what we can do for students. Alternatively, we’d love for your class to come visit us in Tutt Library, so students can see where we are located. A basic introduction should take 5-10 minutes. To schedule a class visit, please contact Chris Schacht at cschacht@coloradocollege.edu

Course Workshops 

Writing Center staff lead multiple student workshops every block, covering topics from reading skills, brainstorming, and drafting, all the way to leading peer review sessions. These workshops are tailored specifically to the course, and so require communication with faculty and time for preparation. To schedule a workshop, please contact Chris Schacht at cschacht@coloradocollege.edu

Assignment Design and Course Pacing

As course instructors, we understand the difficulty in creating writing assignments. An assignment must set clear expectations for students, while also challenging them to advance their rhetorical and critical thinking skills. We offer strategies for writing assignments that include scaffolding, rubric design, and pacing the assignment within the block so that students have opportunities to engage in the writing process. To discuss assignments and syllabi, please contact Kat Bell at kbell@coloradocollege.edu 

Professional Consultations

Besides assignments, staff are available for consultations on other faculty/staff writing, including but not limited to article drafts, book chapters, and grants. Similarly, since our staff has experience with publishing and grant writing, we can offer help with addressing feedback from editors and grant reviewers. To find out more or schedule a consultation, please contact Kat Bell kbell@coloradocollege.edu or Chris Schacht cschacht@coloradocollege.edu 

FYE Writing Fellows

We are currently piloting our FYE Writing Fellows, dedicated peer consultants who are able to provide 20 hours of writing support per block (40 hours over two blocks). The Writing Fellows are assigned to just one course, working with the professor(s) to facilitate workshops and one-to-one consultations with students. For more on Writing Fellows, please contact Kat Bell at kbell@coloradocollege.edu

FYE Writing Evaluations

For more on Writing Evaluations, please follow the link.

Writing Intensive/Writing in a Discipline Courses

For more on Writing Intensive/Writing in a Discipline Courses, please follow the link.

You can also use the following links to read the Writing Intensive and Writing in a Discipline course goals and guidelines.