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Writing Workshops

Students are strongly encouraged to attend as many of the Writing Skills workshops as possible. Workshops and seminars are designed to assist students in a group setting. This way, students can benefit from hearing other students’ questions and collaborate in finding solutions. Typically, sessions are focused on a particular topic that comprises part of the prewriting or writing process.  Students making individual appointments may be advised to attend seminars and workshops in addition to their one-on-one sessions.

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Individual and Group Appointments

Appointments book up quickly. Please book your appointment a minimum of two weeks in advance.

Students are welcome to make appointments for individual or group assistance with Writing Skills staff members. Appointments are 60 minutes in length, and students are restricted to no more than one (1) appointment per week. Students are encouraged to bring papers at any stage of the writing process, and it is useful to bring assignment instructions provided by professors. For assistance with group assignments Writing Skills staff members will only discuss those sections of the assignment written by group members who are present.

Book online (TBA) or call 204-727-9737.

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Phone-In Appointments

Off-campus students may make telephone appointments provided arrangements are made for work in progress to be submitted by email. Students at a distance will be required to call in for the appointment.

To make a phone-in appointment, please call 204-727-9737

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Students with “quick questions” are welcome to email Writing Skills staff members. Please be advised that a reply may take up to two work days.  Email is not an effective way to book an appointment.

Joan Garbutt –
Karen Skinner –

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Online Resources

Writing Skills Moodle Classroom

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