Writing Center – Tutoring

Spring 2022 tutoring ends on Tues. 5/10. Summer 2022 tutoring begins on Mon. 5/23. Mon. – Thurs. are in-person faculty and peer tutoring and Fri. are virtual only. Note that available summer tutoring subjects and hours may vary.  FOR VIRTUAL – On the day/time of your session, you will receive via your CCM email a WebEx/Zoom invite to join your tutor (BE LOGGED IN ON TIME).  In addition to our tutoring services, the Center offers the 24/7 Smarthinking online tutoring portal, which is available via Blackboard in over 150 subjects.

Writing Center Workshops – Spring 2022 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.

 Tuesday, 2/1 (12:30-1:30 pm) Building Body Paragraphs – Dr. Maryam Alikhani

Tuesday, 2/8 (12:30-1:30 pm) Introductions and Conclusions – Dr. Yoonha Shin

Tuesday, 2/8 (3:00-4:00pm) Sentence Constructions: Types and Errors (Mod 1) – Professor Kevin Moore
Tuesday, 2/15 (12:30-1:30 pm) Good and Bad Thesis Statements – Dr. Ann Patten
Tuesday, 2/22 (12:30-1:30 pm) Using Literary Terms – Dr. Ann Patten
Thursday, 2/24 (12:30-1:30) Writing to Publish: Marketing your Publications – Dr. Kenneth Shouler
Tuesday, 3/1 (12:30-1:30) Don’t Get Caught: Integrating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism – Prof. Laura Driver
Tuesday, 3/8 (3:00-4:00 pm) Grammar and Writing Basics: Punctuation, Shifts, Agreement, Essay Structure (Mod 2) – Professor Kevin Moore
Tuesday, 4/5 (12:30-1:30 pm) Poetry for STEM and Other Majors – Dr. Maryam Alikhani
Tuesday, 4/12 (3:00-4:00 pm) The Nuts and Bolts of Writing an Essay (Mod 3) – Professor Kevin Moore
Tuesday, 4/12 (12:30-1:30 pm) Crafting Compelling Resumes and Cover Letters – Dr. Yoonha Shin

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