Tutors’ Column: Not Yet A Specialist?: Overcoming Genre Phobia in the Writing Center

By Nicole Finocchio This piece was published originally in the November/December 2017 Issue of WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship. ||                 Although writing center tutors may be viewed as experts to many genres of writing, tutors are not specialists in every genre. Sometimes students bring in an assignment for a genre of writing … Continue reading Tutors’ Column: Not Yet A Specialist?: Overcoming Genre Phobia in the Writing Center

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The Behemoth Lingering Outside Our Walls: New Media

| By Ashley Vernola | This piece was originally published in PSU's The Dangling Modifier's Spring 2017 Issue and on their website on June 27, 2017. || If I had a dollar for every PowerPoint, Prezi, or Google Slides I have ever made for a presentation in class, I’d imagine I’d have a good chunk o’ … Continue reading The Behemoth Lingering Outside Our Walls: New Media

A New Triumvirate: Tutor, Writer, And Genius

| By Isaac Hoffman | This piece was originally published in PSU's The Dangling Modifier's Spring 2017 Issue and on their website on June 27, 2017. || There is a common and harmful fable told about the creative process which has been hounding writers since the Renaissance: namely, that creativity is a purely human attribute; that the … Continue reading A New Triumvirate: Tutor, Writer, And Genius