WHAT WRITING CENTER MENTORS CAN DO TO HELP
*Review only Word documents or typed copies of a writing assignment.
*Assist with prewriting strategies, including brainstorming a topic.
*Provide feedback on the ideas and content of a paper, to include the thesis statement, supporting details, coherence and development.
*Provide feedback on the structure and organization of a writing assignment, giving attention to topic sentences.
*Provide basic guidance with documentation such as APA, Chicago Style, and MLA formatting.
*Provide general proofreading for a writing assignment, including grammar, sentence structure and spelling by diagnosing error patterns.
WHAT WRITING CENTER MENTORS CAN’T DO
*Review a writing assignment the same day it is due.
*Revise/copy or edit all errors in a paper.
*Accept responsibility for a grade.
*Accept responsibility for plagiarism.
PLEASE CONTACT MENTORS EARLY ON IN YOUR RESEARCHING & WRITING PROCESS