The Writing Center
The AURAK Writing Center
The AURAK Writing Center seeks to equip students with writing and research skills that will enable them to achieve their academic and professional goals. By providing feedback on assignments, consultation and collaboration with experienced writers, and assistance developing writing strategies, the Writing Center strives to foster effective written communication while bolstering student confidence.
The AURAK Writing Center seeks to engage the students in the writing process following best practices of hands-on learning. The Writing Center endeavors to encourage life-long learning in the students who avail themselves of its services, while maintaining a student-centered focus that emphasizes collaboration.
Thus, the Writing Center offers one-on-one writing consultation so students can develop any part of their writing, from assignments to their over-all writing skills and strategies. Sessions are typically 30-45 minutes and are geared for students who need assistance in improving their English writing skills.
The Writing Center offers resources in the following areas to help students achieve their goals:
- Constructive feedback on written assignments:
- Content and clarity
- Grammar and mechanics
- Citing and using sources properly (using MLA, APA, Sheffield, etc.)
- The Research Process
- Tutoring for the IELTS or TOEFL and ESL needs (English as a Second Language).