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The WIS-ful Thinking Blog

is a biweekly sampler of the new, developing, and tried-and-true in writing and writing instruction at Western Washington University.

Here you’ll find offerings from Writing Instruction Support and the Learning Commons, plus writing tips and trends, Frequently Asked Questions, and information about the WWU writing curriculum.

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Blog Topic: WIS News

Help for Your Graduate Students

Posted on: Friday, October 27, 2017 - 10:11am

Topic(s): WIS News

This month’s blog installment is a guest post from the Graduate Research and Writing Studio about services available to graduate students. These include in-person and online appointments and the Thesis Partner Program, which provides individual students with ongoing consultation on issues ranging from time management to writing for publication.

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Welcome back for Fall Quarter!

Posted on: Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 5:24pm

Topic(s): WIS News

As you’re putting your assignments together for the coming term, here’s a quick reminder about two different resources offered by Western Libraries and the Learning Commons if you’re thinking through new approaches or looking for some feedback on existing ones:

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Welcome to WIS-ful Thinking - Blog Post #1

Posted on: Monday, January 30, 2017 - 3:49pm

Topic(s): Assignment Spotlight | Writing Tips | WIS News

Answers some frequently asked questions, dives into writing tips on sentences and stress position, offers a sample assignment on transitions in writing, and highlights last quarter's discussions on ENG 101.

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