Students at all levels, in all programs, and in all formats can make writing center appointments at
In addition to working directly with students, the NSU Write from the Start Writing and Communication Center offers faculty support for teaching writing in the disciplines. This support will be available on campus and online to full- and part-time faculty members
Faculty can encourage their students to come to the writing and communication center for individual assistance. Our consultants offer students individualized assistance through one-on-one sessions lasting 45 minutes. These sessions can be in person or online, and can focus on any stage of the process, from brainstorming and developing ideas to editing final products.
Specifically, they will discuss assignments, listen to ideas, ask questions, talk about writing strategies, offer constructive feedback, and strengthen students' writing and communication habits. In addition, consultants can assist with small group assignments so long as all members of the group are present.
Faculty are encouraged to work with the WCC to develop expertise on disciplinary-specific conventions pertaining to the assignments students will bring in to the center.
Services include assistance on the following:
Each college has two faculty members who act as liaisons between their college and the NSU Write from the Start Writing and Communication Center. Participation can be counted toward university service, leadership, and engagement.
Join us this fall on Mondays from 12-1 pm in the WCC (Rm. 430 in the Alvin Sherman Library) or online via GoToTraining for workshops designed to meet the needs of faculty interested in expanding or improving the use of writing in their classes to help students learn more effectively
If you want to attend virtually using GoToTraining, simply click the link next to the session description below and enter your information. (Once registered, you will receive reminders and an email with the link to login to the session.)
If you want to attend in-person, we appreciate you filling out this form so we know how many people will be there. Our Teaching and Learning Studio can fit about 20 people; if you complete the in-person registration form, your spot will be reserved. If you show up in-person without having filled out the form, it is possible that the room will be full.
*BYOD! The WCC encourages all visitors to bring their laptops, tablets, or mobile devices with them to use during workshops.
If you have any questions about WCC faculty workshops, contact Dr. Eric Mason at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recordings are available below to access the content of past workshops.
The Writing and Communication Center can create customized writing workshops for department and programs, as well as for student, faculty and employee groups on campus. If you are interested in such a workshop, please send an email to email@example.com with the following information:
We will get back to you to develop a plan for the workshop you requested.
This series will offer a quarterly forum for discussions about writing and the teaching of writing. Faculty and staff members from across the institution will be encouraged to submit proposals to present/lead discussions.
Faculty and staff members from the NSU Write from the Start Writing and Communication Center will organize an annual one-day symposium where faculty members can share best practices across the disciplines.