To get free one-to-one writing feedback online, you
will need an appointment. All of our appointments are managed online, so you
can create, modify, or cancel an appointment any time, day or night. You can
choose to talk with your tutor during the appointment using Skype (audio or
video) and Google Docs or type with your tutor using the Chat and Comments
features in Google Docs.
The goal of online sessions is the same as face-to-face sessions: a tutor will work collaboratively with you on issues you identify. This is not a drop-off editing service. Expect to ask questions, have conversations, and make revisions during your session. If you leave a session, your tutor may end the appointment.
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have any questions you may call us, e-mail us, or chat with us live during regular business hours.
online tutoring before?
Check out these short videos that explain the whole
What to expect at your
Together, you and
your tutor discuss the reason for your visit and determine the most crucial
writing tasks to be addressed. The tutor usually focuses on one or two specific
aspects of the project that you feel need the most attention.
Please keep in mind that online appointments that are text-only may move more
slowly than face-to-face or Skype appointments because communicating through
typing takes longer. You can make follow-up appointments, if you have
additional concerns that could not be addressed in your initial appointment.
your appointment, the tutor will point out areas of concern and give
suggestions for improving your writing. Throughout the session, you will be
expected to be actively engaged, making the crucial revision decisions. Your
writing improves as you develop skills and build on your writing strengths,
focusing on one aspect of your writing at a time.
for Success: Preparing for Online Appointments
out our policies and how
to prepare for your appointment.
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