Sunday, November 29, 2009

Got great papers?

As you finish up your grading, be sure to invite students who have written stellar papers to submit their work to the Writing Showcase (

Students Respond to Teacher Comments

Interviewers analyzed teacher comments and asked students at Frenso State University how they understand teacher comments, how they respond to teacher comments, what they think of peer comments, if they think race or gender influence they comments they receive, and which teacher comments they found most and least helpful.

Monday, November 16, 2009

DePaul University Writing Center Final Exam Hours

DePaul University Writing Center Final Exam Hours:
Writers, please note our deadlines and PLAN AHEAD!

LAST DAY of regular operations:  Tuesday, November 17, 2009 (the last day of classes)
LAST DAY to request Feedback by Email:  Thursday, November 19 (the second day of finals) – Due to the extremely high volume of requests, turnaround currently is 5-6 business days.

EXAM WEEK SERVICES, Wednesday, November 18 through Saturday, November 21:
LPC & Loop Offices:  Wednesday, November 18:  10:00 am to 5:00 pm
LPC & Loop Offices:  Thursday, November 19: 10:00 – 8:00
LPC & Loop Offices:  Friday, November 20:  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
LPC ONLY: Saturday, November 21:  11:00 am – 4:00 pm
LPC Library Outpost Hours, Richardson library Reference Desk area:  Friday 11:00 – 3:00

We must limit appointments during finals week, due to the volume of requests
You may schedule only ONE appointment in advance ( 
Subsequent visits can be made on a walk-in basis only.
If our online schedule looks completely booked, please know that we will have extra tutors on hand to accommodate walk-in visitors. 

The Writing Center will be closed after 4 pm Saturday, November 21.  The offices will reopen January 11, 2010.

Best wishes for a successful end to the quarter.  We appreciate your continued interest and support!

University Center for Writing-based Learning
Writing Center Office Locations:
Lincoln Park Campus Office: 250 McGaw Hall
802 W. Belden, Chicago IL  60614  773.325.4272
Chicago Loop Campus Office: 1600 Lewis Center
25 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago IL  60604  312.362.6726