PROMOTING THE EXCHANGE OF VOICES AND IDEAS IN ONE-TO-ONE TEACHING OF WRITING
The Writing Lab Newsletter is a forum for exchanging ideas and information about writing centers in high schools, colleges, and universities.
Articles focus on challenges in tutoring theory and methodology, handling ESL issues, directing a writing center, training tutors, adding computers, designing and expanding centers, and using tutorial theory and pedagogy.
In addition to articles, issues contain conference announcements, book reviews, professional news, and a column by and for tutors. The newsletter is published bi-monthly from September to June.
CURRENT ISSUE: March & April 2014
"This issue of WLN begins with Joe Essid’s account of confronting a very real and growing problem of how changing priorities of institutions can threaten the writing center’s existence." - Muriel Harris, editor
- Extending an Alternative: Writing Centers and Curricular Change - Joe Essid
- Mining Humor in the Writing Center: Comical Misunderstanding as a Pathway to Knowledge - Steve Sherwood and Pam Childers
- Review of The Successful High School Writing Center: Building the Best Program with Your Students, Ed. Dawn Fels and Jennifer Wells - Reviewed by Suzan E. Aiken
- Review of Working with Faculty Writers, Ed. Anne Ellen Geller and Michele Eodice - Reviewed by Daniel Lawson
- Tutor's Column: "'But I'm Already Done!': Early Closure and the Student Writer" - Ashley Moore
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