Primary Writing Center Services
One-on-One Peer Mentoring
The Briar Cliff University Writing Center is dedicated to promoting student success across the curriculum. Our Writing Center Mentors offer one-on-one peer collaboration during all stages of the writing process—from invention strategies to drafting, organizing, editing and revising. The primary goal of our Writing Mentors is to foster the growth and development of student writers by emphasizing writing as a process, by modeling positive critical thinking, reading, and writing skills and strategies, and by encouraging engagement with effective learning resources. The primary method Mentors use to help students develop competency in writing is to diagnose persistent error patterns at the word, sentence, paragraph, essay, or style and formatting levels of the document and to work with students to address these patterns.