Resources for Instructors

Workshops 

The NU Writing Center provides faculty with classroom visits and workshop services. For example, we can facilitate a class workshop on subjects like peer review or presentational skills.

To request a class visit or workshop, email our Senior Consultant of Workshopping and Programming, Kyle Oddis (oddis.k@husky.neu.edu).

We also support faculty as writers themselves. Our services are available to Northeastern faculty who might be looking to get feedback on their own writing and/or classroom communication.

Syllabus Section

To keep your students informed of our services, you may wish to include this description in your syllabus:

The Writing Center

The Northeastern University Writing Center is located in 412 Holmes (x4549; for current hours see http://www.northeastern.edu/english/writing-center/) in the English Department and offers free and friendly help for any level writer, including help with conceptualizing a writing project, refining your writing process (i.e., planning, researching, organization, drafting, and revising), and using sources effectively. Furthermore, the Writing Center offers same-day appointments at 136 Snell Library, online appointments, and asynchronous e-Tutoring.  For writing tips and updates, follow the Writing Center on Facebook: www.facebook.com/NEUWritingCenter. Questions about the Writing Center can be directed to Assistant Director Mina Nikolopoulou (nikolopoulou.as@husky.neu.edu) or Director Kat Gonso (k.gonso@neu.edu).

 

Adding a Link to the NU Writing Center on Your Bb Course Page

An easy way to provide your students ready access to the Writing Center’s website is to add a link to the Writing Center homepage on your class Blackboard site. Here’s how to do it:

1) On your course homepage, you have a control panel on the left side, and it’s here that you’ll be adding a link to the Writing Center.

2) Click on the + in the top left of that box and then choose “Web link”:

3) In the Add External Link box, name the link “NU Writing Center” and paste in this URL: http://www.northeastern.edu/english/writing-center/

4) Check the “Available to Users” box and click “Submit.”

That’s it! Now your students will see a link to the Writing Center’s homepage each time they’re in your Bb course site.

Ways to Introduce the Writing Center!

At the start of the semester, we suggest instructors introduce the Writing Center to students in an interactive way. Bring them to either Writing Center location. Provide flyers or guide them through our appointment booking process. You can refer students to the Writing Center website and social media outlets.