Writing Center Toolbox
For information about Writing Center resources for students, see the Getting Started page on the Writing Center website. The page also houses brief videos that introduce students (and faculty) to the resources best suited to students at different degree levels. For help referring students to relevant Writing Center assistance, see the links below:
Many faculty note that they refer students to the Writing Center, but they don't know whether the student has followed through. Knowing what resources a student is pursuing can help faculty as they develop teaching approaches and feedback for that student. Ultimately, students are not required to notify their faculty of their work with the Writing Center, as the nature of this work is voluntary and private. If your student would like to share or verify that he or she has pursued Writing Center help, however, there are several ways to do so.
Students download their reviews, which are in Word format, from myPASS, and this document could be sent by students to their faculty member. Students also receive an e-mail when their review is ready to download; they can share that email with the faculty, if they are uncomfortable showing the marked-up document.
The Writing Center can also verify if a student has had an appointment, although we cannot provide details about the appointment. To request this information, contact Amber Cook.
Students can provide verification of their live webinar attendance by sending faculty the “thank you” e-mail they receive after the webinar, or providing the webinar certificate of attendance from the webinar’s Files pod.
Students can provide verification that they watched an archived webinar by sending faculty the webinar’s certificate of attendance, which can be downloaded from the webinar’s Files pod.
Students can provide verification of their module usage by sending faculty the certificate of completion they can download after they pass the postmodule quiz.