LA495 Writing Center Theory and Practice 1 credit

This course is designed to examine effective strategies of tutoring writing, as well as the various theories that undergird tutoring. In particular, this course will train students to serve as Writing Consultants in the OCU Writing Center, as well as other tutoring spaces across campus. Specific topics will include collaborative learning, the peer-consultant role, the writing process, the role of grammar instruction, consulting strategies for basic writers, APA style, and resource development. Enrollment by professor permission only.