Reflection

Brian’s Reflection Brian Thomson December 16, 2021 Writing essays is a creative process. Not as creative as creative writing, of course, but it is creating an argument. The problem is that not you cannot demand inspiration to strike when deadlines are coming at you like speeding bullets. Many students come to me in the Writing […]

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Alisha’s Reflection Alisha Devani December 16, 2021 This semester at the Writing Centre, I achieved a lot more than I thought I would. Firstly, I was able to understand many students’ learning styles and writing preferences and work accordingly. This gave me the ability to make them come back to the WC and soon they […]

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Ava’s Reflection Ava Gili December 15, 2021 This semester, one area that I focused on is how concision affects the way we communicate and write. Last semester while working on WriteAway, I often gave the suggest to “be more concise” in the little words and turns of phrases that the student was using. But what […]

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Arden’s Reflection Arden Medina December 15, 2021 This semester was my first semester being able to work in the Writing Centre in a face-to-face setting with students. I was able to meet students I worked with in previous semesters face to face and I was also able to meet my coworkers in an in-person setting. […]

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Alisha’s Reflection Alisha Pinto December 15, 2021 This semester was an overall challenging time for me. I started off the year with being a student leader, a new commuter, and an 11:07 improv cast member, along with being a student. I did not think much of adding tutoring to that equation until it got unhealthy […]

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Three Principles of Writing Nina Volzhanina December 17, 2021  Fall 2021 was my first semester as a Writing Tutor, and it was a wonderful one. I sought out this position as I hope to become an instructor for international students in Canada. I want to support those who are still developing their English skills but […]

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Harsimran’s Reflection Harsimran Kaur December 14, 2021 Trinity Western University (TWU) has been an integrated part of my life for the past two years. I was a teacher by profession in India. In Canada, I was craving to fulfil my desire to guide and teach students. I was not aware of the fact that TWU […]

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The Importance of Outlines Meg Armour December 9, 2021 Prior to starting at the Writing Centre, I was unaware of how beneficial and important the outline is to the success of essay writing. Through working with students who all have different styles of learning and planning, I began to understand the essential nature of having […]

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The Writing Tutor’s Role Amanda Fischer December 14, 2021 This semester was my first at the writing centre, and I learned a lot from this experience in several ways. Specifically, I want to focus on the writing tutor’s role. For me, coming from a background as an independent ESL tutor/teacher, I already had a grasp […]

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Rebecca’s Reflection Rebecca Tamblyn December 14, 2021 During my writing center sessions this semester, I was struck with a new appreciation for being in-person with others, both tutees and coworkers. I was surprised by the beneficial impact of connecting with students during sessions after having a year of distance from others while working for the […]

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