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  • Writing Center
    m North Lake Village Eagles Landing Tuesdays 5 30 p m 7 30 p m Osprey Hall Room 2001 Wednesdays 12 00 p m 2 00 p m Writing Center Library West 202C Phone 239 590 7141 writing fgcu edu Other open Writing for Specific Disciplines Anthropology Art Art History Formal and Comparative Analysis Close Reading Literature Close Reading Poetry Communication Studies Drama English Major Crib Sheet History How to

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  • Writing Center
    Workshops Faculty Resources Class Presentations Faculty Workshops Observations Faculty FAQs About the Writing Center Vision and Mission Policies Location Meet our Consultants FAQs Contact FGCU Links Hours of Operation Monday Friday 9 00 a m 5 00 p m North Lake Village Eagles Landing Tuesdays 5 30 p m 7 30 p m Osprey Hall Room 2001 Wednesdays 12 00 p m 2 00 p m Writing Center Library West

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  • Writing Center
    5 00 p m North Lake Village Eagles Landing Tuesdays 5 30 p m 7 30 p m Osprey Hall Room 2001 Wednesdays 12 00 p m 2 00 p m Writing Center Library West 202C Phone 239 590 7141 writing fgcu edu Faculty Resources Here you can find information on the following Class Presentations These are some of our most common class presentations and how to request them for your classes Faculty Workshops These are workshops designed to help faculty use writing in their classes Observations This explains our Consultant Observation service where faculty and staff can observe a writing consultant with a student and how to request it Faculty FAQs Below are websites with many writing resources that faculty may find useful for themselves and their students The University of Maryland s Effective Writing Center Utah Valley University Writing Center and The Writing Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill all offer resources on teaching in the classroom and designing successful writing assignments The Writing Studio at Colorado State University provides guides on incorporating writing into courses using writing in the classroom Writing Across the Curriculum and teaching writing skills The University of Michigan s

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  • Writing Center
    If you are requesting a presentation specially created for your class you will work with a consultant to develop a workshop that meets your needs For more information please contact Writing Center Program Assistant Jason Farrell at jfarrell fgcu edu or 239 745 4247 Introduction to the FGCU Writing Center 10 15 minutes Writing Centers are often thought to be only for remedial writers or as grammar tune up shops Add that sharing writing with a stranger can be nerve wracking and it s unsurprising that some students avoid the Writing Center This workshop is meant to introduce students to the services of the Writing Center and hopefully make it less intimidating We cover essentials like where the Writing Center is located and when it s open and present information that lets students know the Writing Center can be a helpful resource for them Avoiding Plagiarism 40 minutes Most students plagiarize because they do not understand the consequences of plagiarism or what exactly constitutes it This workshop aims to make both of these things clear and the presenter will cover strategies to avoid the all too common unintentional plagiarism MLA Basics 40 minutes Citation styles have a rule for everything which can make them tedious mystifying and overwhelming to writers This MLA format introduction or refresher is meant to make students feel confident and clear about the basic MLA rules and empower them to look for answers to the inevitable and tricky exceptions The presenter will cover how to format a document in MLA how to cite a source in text and how to craft bibliographic entries for the Works Cited page Finally students will learn about many reputable and free guides Here s an online version of our MLA workshop APA Basics 40 minutes Citation styles have a rule for everything which can make them tedious mystifying and overwhelming to writers This APA format introduction or refresher is meant to make students feel confident and clear about the basic APA rules and empower them to look for answers to the inevitable and tricky exceptions The presener will cover how to format a document in APA how to cite a source in text and how to craft bibliographic entries for the References page Finally students will learn about many reputable and free guides Here s an online version of our APA workshop The Writing Process 40 minutes College level writing is difficult because it s time consuming and rigorous To have success with it students need to be diligent and have a plan The purpose of this workshop is to help them develop this plan giving them strategies and ideas for all the phases inventing planning drafting and revising editing of the writing process Common Grammatical Errors I 30 minutes This workshop focuses on the most common grammatical errors those involving comma semicolon colon and apostrophe usage and word choice their there they re its it s and who whom The presenter will explain how to recognize and correct these

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  • Writing Center
    Class Presentations Faculty Workshops Observations Faculty FAQs About the Writing Center Vision and Mission Policies Location Meet our Consultants FAQs Contact FGCU Links Hours of Operation Monday Friday 9 00 a m 5 00 p m North Lake Village Eagles Landing Tuesdays 5 30 p m 7 30 p m Osprey Hall Room 2001 Wednesdays 12 00 p m 2 00 p m Writing Center Library West 202C Phone 239

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  • Writing Center
    Landing Tuesdays 5 30 p m 7 30 p m Osprey Hall Room 2001 Wednesdays 12 00 p m 2 00 p m Writing Center Library West 202C Phone 239 590 7141 writing fgcu edu Observations The Writing Center offers faculty and staff the opportunity to observe a Writing Consultant This will allow faculty and staff to experience a writing consultation first hand to better understand our services and how

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  • Writing Center
    the Center for assistance with their writing assignments In addition we will be happy to arrange a time for a writing consultant to visit your class to explain how the Writing Center can help students improve their writing skills Consultants can also present on specific writing issues to your class For more information please click here email writing fgcu edu or call 239 745 4247 How can I refer a student to the Writing Center The FGCU Writing Center welcomes referrals from any discipline For our writing consultants to best assist students we ask that when you refer a student you specify which areas of their writing you would like them to work on If you refer a student and want to see if the student has completed a session you may visit or contact the Center or ask the student to have the consultant s session notes emailed to you Can I require my students to visit We kindly ask that you refrain from requiring entire classes to visit the Writing Center for a particular assignment We have found that when professors require all students to visit there is often a flood of students at the last minute usually on the day the assignment is due This situation creates logistical difficulties for the Writing Center staff and results in a long wait for students It may also make it difficult for students to fulfill the requirement at the last minute If there is a particular skill or topic that you would like a member of the Writing Center staff to address in your classroom we would be happy to develop and deliver a presentation designed to meet the writing needs of your course How can I find out if one of my students has visited the Writing Center If

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  • Writing Center
    12 00 p m 2 00 p m Writing Center Library West 202C Phone 239 590 7141 writing fgcu edu About the Writing Center Welcome to the FGCU Writing Center We hope to help you become a more confident and effective writer and to be a valuable resource for you during your academic career at FGCU The three most common myths about writing centers are that writing centers help only remedial writers that they are editing and proofreading services and that they guarantee better grades The truth is that first the Writing Center is for all writers at all stages of the writing process The idea that discussion and feedback on writing is somehow only useful to remedial writers comes from a misunderstanding of the writing process Writing effectively is difficult and humbling It does not just happen It is the product of persistent hard work and the Writing Center is just another resource to help writers with this work Second the Writing Center is not an editing or proofreading service In fact consultants do not edit or proofread so do not expect to leave the Writing Center with the perfect paper Instead expect to discuss writing decisions and their impact on audience and purpose to collaborate with the consultant in discovering editorial options and to leave the Writing Center with a plan of action for the next step in the writing process Third using the Writing Center s services may lead to better grades on writing particularly when the services are used regularly but this is because writers are being challenged to re read re think and re write with clearer intentions This hard work as it would for any skill eventually results in improvement which means a stronger writer better equipped to handle the challenges of academic writing

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