W Forums For Faculty

In each W forum listed below, a video related to writing pedagogy will be shown; the screening will be followed by an open discussion about the topic portrayed, as well as any related concerns the participants might have. The forums will be held in the library’s Thomson Reuters eclassroom.

  • Responding to Student Writing, Thursday, 10/28, 11am-12pm, Thomson-Reuters E-Classroom
  • Teaching the Research Paper, Thursday, 11/4, 11am-12pm, Thomson-Reuters E-Classroom  
  • Working with Non-Native Writers, Thursday, 11/11, 11am-12pm, Thomson-Reuters E-Classroom

In addition, this forum will serve as an ongoing Writing Center open house for faculty who wish to incorporate the Writing Center tutoring in their curriculum for the rest of this semester and in spring 2011.

Comments? Suggestions for future topics, please contact:

Serkan Gorkemli, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
Writing Coordinator

UConn Stamford Writing Center and Q Center appointment scheduling changes

Scheduling appointments with a writing tutor or a Math/Science tutor will no longer be made at the campus  information desk. You’ll need to make an appointment with a Writing, Math or Science tutor by logging online to www.advapp.uconn.edu.

  • Schedule and cancel Writing, Math and Science Tutoring appointments
  • www.advapp.uconn.edu (UConn Advising Appointment website)
  • Login using your NetID and NetID password
  •  Select from drop down menu:  “The Source” Stamford Writing Center &  Q Center 

Writing Workshops Schedule


The UConn Stamford Writing Center offers WRITING WORKSHOPS
in the Library’s ground floor conference room or eClassroom depending on participation.

  • Plagiarism & Academic Integrity: September 8th & 10th
  • Brainstorming & Thesis Statement Development: September 22nd & 24th
  • Organization & the Craft of Revision: October 6th & 8th
  • Grammar & Sentence Mechanics: October 20th & 22nd
  • Using and Quoting Sources: MLA: November 3rd & 5th
  • Using & Quoting Sources: APA:November 17th & 19th
  • Written Test Taking Strategies: December 1st & 3rd

For more info, contact: Melissa Mulins, Assistant Cordinator of Writing at: melissa.mullins@uconn.edu

Writing Center November Workshops: MLA Citation & Documentation Workshop

Location: In the 1st floor Conference Room of the Jeremy Richards

Monday, November 3rd: 2-3 pm
Wednesday, November 5th: 4-5 pm

We will go over the basics of citing and formatting papers using MLA.
Feel free to bring in current work on which to practice!

For more information, contact:
Melissa Mullins
Assistant Coordinator of Writing & Composition