The Writing Center

Services

Developed as a support system for students at all levels, the Writing Center collaborates with students to develop confidence and good reading and writing habits through a number of services:A photo of a student studying on his laptop.
– Individualized reading support to improve comprehension
– One-on-one assistance with specific writing assignments, scholarship essays, cover letters, and résumés
– Workshops and individual tutoring sessions
– Published Tip Sheets and handbooks
– Support for second language learners (see below)
– Instructional videos (coming soon)


Areas of Support Include:
Writing Assignments & Scholarship Essays
Topic exploration
Conducting and implementing research
Planning and organizing a writing assignment
Revising for style, structure, and support
Editing for grammar and mechanics
APA style formatting

Resumes & Cover Letters
Overall style, structure, and organization
Revising for style and support
Editing for grammar and mechanics
Cover letter basics
Reference page basics
Preparing for interviews

Reading
General active reading strategies
Specific reading strategies for textbooks and classroom materials
Vocabulary strategies
How to read research
Reading electronic sources
Time management for reading

Second Language Learners
One-on-one appointments
Project Success Program
Conversation labs
External links library

Make an Appointment

Scheduled appointments are preferred and can be set up by emailing tmilligan@dunwoody.edu.

Students should bring all assignment materials with them to the appointment, including the syllabus, assignment directions, writing guides, and/or any notes taken from verbal directions. It is preferred that students receive review in person, but exceptions may be made.

To be considerate to other students, please be on time. If you become unable to attend your scheduled appointment, please email tmilligan@dunwoody.edu to reschedule.

The Writing Center will follow-up with the appropriate instructor after each meeting. The services of the Writing Center are intended to support and complement the writing tasks required by our instructors.