Classroom Announcements

We have many resources that you might wish to share with your students through course announcements or discussion postings. To make this process simpler, we have provided some short announcements below that you are welcome to post in your classrooms.

Note: If you would like to post writing or APA tips in your classroom, we also have a listing of each (titled "Weekly APA Tips" and "Weekly Writing Tips"), available in the right column of the Writing Center Toolbox for Faculty home page.

Paper Reviews

The Walden Writing Center offers personalized reviews of student writing. To take advantage of this service, make an appointment via your MyWalden portal (under "Academics" then "Schedule an Appointment"). The process for registering and making a reservation, along with explanations of what you should expect from these reviews, is available here: http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/paperreviews.htm

Are you interested in receiving guidance on your writing skills but not sure where to start? View the brief introductory video on the Writing Center's getting started page: http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/getting_started.htm

Online Writing Center Resources

Walden's Writing Center has a blog, with posts on writing issues, Writing Center services, and other announcements at http://www.waldenwritingcenter.blogspot.com/

Follow the Writing Center on Twitter (https://twitter.com/WUWritingCenter) or Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/WaldenUniversityWritingCenter) for daily announcements and writing tips, including information on new services and upcoming webinars.

The Writing Center produces a podcast series, with casual conversations about practical topics on the writing process. Click here to listen: http://waldenwritingcenter.blogspot.com/p/writecast.html

The Writing Center offers webinars on APA and writing topics throughout the term. Information about upcoming webinars and recordings of past sessions can be found here: http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/415.htm

Course-specific guidance is available for foundations courses and several others through course writing guides, http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/1592.htm

Grammarly is an automated grammar and writing revision tool for academic writing. Like any software program, Grammarly is not perfect and will not edit your work for you; it is up to you to incorporate Grammarly's feedback and decide which suggestions are most appropriate. Click here (http://www.grammarly.com/edu/students) to use Grammarly, noting that first-time Grammarly users should click on "Create account." For additional instructions on using this tool, consult our Paper Reviews page: http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/paperreviews.htm

Do you have questions for the Writing Center? You might find what you need in the Quick Answers feature, located on our home page: http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu. Type your question and choose from the FAQs that pop up based on your query. If you canít find what you need, feel free to reach out to our staff at writingsupport@waldenu.edu.

Links to Specific Writing Topics

To learn more about APA citations, references, and editorial style, see this link: http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/APA.htm

Information on Walden writing courses, managed by the Academic Skills Center, see this link: http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/Writing-Courses.htm

APA-compliant templates for Walden papers, as well as a video on how to use them, can be found at this link: http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/57.htm

Help identifying and correcting plagiarism can be found here: http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/63.htm

Walden course instructors and Writing Center staff might use writing terms with which you are unfamiliar. Consult our Writing Terms for a glossary of some of these terms: http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/357.htm

The Writing Center website has tutorials and information on a wide variety of writing topics, from APA and grammar to plagiarism and scholarly voice. If you canít find the topic you need, use the Search feature at the top right of any page on the website (http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu) for a listing of relevant resources.

Templates, guides, and rubrics for the dissertation, doctoral study, or project study can be found by clicking your degree on this page: http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/724.htm

Writing guidance for undergraduate students, with topics listed in the left column, is available here: http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/undergraduate.htm

We have collected resources that best address the writing skill needs of multilingual students here: http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/1544.htm

The prewriting process is just as important as the writing process itself. For help with skills such as outlining or note-taking, see our prewriting resources here: http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/325.htm

Contact Us

Browse through an archive of recent faculty questions on APA, writing instruction, and Writing Center services on the WC Toolbox for Faculty.

Would you like to be informed of new Writing Center services and events? Contact amber.cook@waldenu.edu to be added to our faculty e-mail list!

For questions about tutoring services and Writing Center resources, contact Amber Cook at amber.cook@waldenu.edu

For questions about dissertations and form and style reviews, contact Martha King at martha.king@waldenu.edu