When students need information or help to move forward with an unmarked individual assignment, these 30-minute appointments give them the opportunity to ask questions and receive information from the Writing Centre. The conversation involves a maximum of 25 minutes available to assist students by providing information and answering questions. The last five minutes are set aside for us to send the student an email with the resources discussed during the conversation.
The conversation can focus on one or two key questions or challenges, such as:
Students will always maintain the authorship of their texts, which means we won’t review the document before the appointment in order to provide feedback or suggestions on the text, nor will we proofread, edit, or otherwise make changes to your document during the appointment. Instead, we’ll provide information and examples during the conversation that will assist students to make their own decisions about their writing. At all times, students are responsible for the content in their documents and for their own successes.
If students are seeking information or feedback on course content or if their approach to an assignment is correct, we encourage them to contact their instructor(s). We won’t predict grading for a work, nor will we assist students regarding:
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