Blog Topic: WIS News
Posted on: Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 4:30pm
Spring Quarter, where’d you go? This is my last month in Writing Instruction Support and my last post for WIS-ful Thinking. Thanks to everyone who’s emailed or stopped me in the hall to cheer, boo, or recommend materials.
Read full blog post: Three for the road
Posted on: Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 7:58pm
I received a number of replies to the guest post on “Supporting Language Diversity in Writing,” taking varied positions presented with varying degrees of diplomacy. The first reply began, “Ugh, really?” and had a three-part conclusion: “Ugh. Ugh. Ugh.” The second reply thanked me for a “wonderful” and “helpful” post.
Read full blog post: Language Diversity: The Sequel
Posted on: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 4:47pm
Judging from conversations with faculty and the Research-Writing Studio staff, instructors teaching research writing assignments at WWU face a number of challenges:
Read full blog post: 6 Research-Writing Problems and 1 Solution
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.
Read full blog post: Help for Your Graduate Students
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:
Read full blog post: Welcome back for Fall Quarter!
Posted on: Monday, January 30, 2017 - 3:49pm
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.
Read full blog post: Welcome to WIS-ful Thinking - Blog Post #1