Writing Center – FALL 21 Tutoring

Tutoring appointments will continue to remain remote through Friday, 10/29 via Zoom/WebEx. Starting Monday, 11/1, we will resume in-person one-on-one tutoring appointments (DH156 – Tutoring Center).

VERY IMPORTANT – AFTER 11/1, ALL WORKSHOPS WILL REMAIN VIRTUAL ONLY via ZOOM/WEBEX and we will offer virtual one-on-one tutoring appointments in writing & math – FRIDAYS ONLY. Allow 24 hours to make your appointment. FOR VIRTUAL (workshops, focus sessions, and virtual Friday writing tutoring) – On the day/time of your session you will receive via your CCM email a WebEx or Zoom invite to join your tutor (BE LOGGED IN ON TIME).  In addition, the Center offers the 24/7 Smarthinking online tutoring portal, which is available via Blackboard and in over 150 subjects.

Writing Center Workshops – Fall 2021 – VIRTUAL ONLY 

To attend these sessions, students will need to sign up on the TutorTrac scheduling system at https://tutortrac.ccm.edu; use your CCM student credentials to sign in. Upon signing in, select “Search Availability” under Student Options on the left-hand side of the screen. Next, select “Writing Center” and then select the course and date range. You can sign up to 6 days in advance. Make your appointment no later than 24 hours before the day of the session.  You will receive an email in the morning with information on how to join the Zoom session.


–Thursday, 9/23/21 (12:30-1:30p) – Building Body Paragraphs –  Dr. Maryam Alikhani

— Tuesday, 9/28/21 ( 3:00-4:00p) – Sentence Construction: Types and Errors (Module One)   – Prof. Kevin Moore

–Thursday, 9/30/21 (12:30-1:30p)Business,  Professional and Casual Communications: The Letter, Email, and Memo – Dr. Maryam Alikhani


–Tuesday, 10/5/21 (12:30-1:30p) – Thesis Development: Strong and Weak – Dr. Ann Patten

–Tuesday, 10/12/21 ( 12:30-1:30p) – Literary Terms for Composition Essays – Dr. Ann Patten

Thursday, 10/14/21 (12:30-1:30p) – Introductions and Conclusions – Dr. Yoonha Shin

–Tuesday, 10/19/21  (12:30-1:30p) – Marketing Your Publications:  Appeal  and Strategies  – Dr. Kenneth Shouler    —Tuesday, 10/26/21 (12:30-1:30p)Don’t Get Caught: Integrating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism – Prof. Laura Driver                                                                                                             

–Tuesday, 10/ 26/21  ( 3:00-4:00p) – Grammar and Writing Basics: Punctuation, Shifts, Agreement, Essay Structure ( Module Two) – Prof. Kevin Moore                                       


 –Tuesday, 11/23/21   ( 3:00-4:00p) – The Nuts and Bolts of Writing an Essay   ( Module 3) – Prof. Kevin Moore                                                    

The Writing Center is located on the first floor of DeMare Hall, DH 156 inside the Tutoring Center.  Tutoring is conducted by faculty tutors only.  Services include one-on-one tutoring appointments, walk-ins, and workshops. Tutors identify writing problems, provide instruction in theory, and offer practice for written improvement in any subject/course. Tutors can offer pre-paper and post-paper consultations.  All Writing Skills students are strongly encouraged to attend tutorial sessions as part of their developmental course requirements. Sessions are in 20-minute increments.

If you wish to schedule a writing tutoring appointment,  Click Here.

If you have any questions or need assistance, email tutorcenter@ccm.edu or call 973-328-5367.

SPRING 2021 VIRTUAL WRITING CENTER WORKSHOP Recordings now available in our Blackboard course

The following website provides guidance with writing (including essays and MLA/APA style formatting):  Purdue University Online Writing Lab