University Learning Center

Resources for Writing Consultants

Below are several resources for new and returning writing consultants who work for Writing Services at the University Learning Center. The most important is our Consultant Handbook which provides you with everything you need to know to start working at the ULC. The other resources can you help you become a better informed and more effective writing consultant.

Tutor Handbooks:

The Handbook for All ULC Tutors

The Handbook for Writing Consultants

Randall Library Referral Form

Other Resources for Writing Tutors:

Below is a list of external websites with information that any writing tutor would find helpful.

1. Punctuation Presentation - by Laura Fussell (powerpoint)

2. Top Twenty Errors in Undergraduate Writing

3. A Guide to Tutoring Non-Native English Speaking Students - John Jay College of Criminal Justice

4. "Training for Tough Tutorials" Guides with Video Clips - University of Richmond

5. The Writing Lab Newsletter

6. PeerCentered

7. Another Word: a Writing Center Blog from the University of Wisconsin-Madison

8. The National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing

9. The Writing Centers Research Project

10. Written Communication VALUE Rubric - AACU