Types of Writing Support
What is a final draft paper reading?
This type focuses on the manuscript format, content, correctness of expression, and documentation style of ungraded papers.
What is a grammar check?
This type focuses only on the ungraded paper’s correctness of expression (language/grammar, word choice, punctuation, capitalization, spelling, sentence construction)
What is a group paper reading?
This type is just like a Final Draft Paper Reading, except this type is for group papers. Group papers are those to which multiple students contribute. All group members must be present so that the writing consultant can ask any of you about the content of the paper.
What is paper tutoring?
This type is for graded papers only. It focuses on understanding and/or revising the features of a graded paper that have been identified by the instructor.
What is a paper revision?
This type focuses on revising and/or rewriting an ungraded or graded paper, particularly to which instructors have responded, “Take this paper to the CLC.” Be sure to bring your graded paper if you have one.
What is a documentation check?
This type focuses on helping you with MLA, APA, Turabian, or other documentation formats. This type also focuses on your title paper, parenthetical documentation or footnotes, and Word Cited page, bibliography, or reference list.
What is a paper-in-progress reading?
This type is essentially a brainstorming session that focuses on helping you organize a paper, incorporate cited research material, and/or format the Works Cited or Reference page. Bringing all of your sources and your professor’s instructions is crucial for this type of paper reading.
What is a paper-in-progress brainstorming?
This type focuses on brainstorming or taking the writer from the invention stage of writing the paper to the drafting a skeletal outline or first draft. Bringing all of your sources and your professor’s instructions is crucial for this type of paper reading.
What is a Q&A paper reading?
This type provides answers to three to four specific questions about the correctness of an expression of an ungraded paper. This type of reading lasts no more than 10 minutes typically.
Handouts and Resources
- Writing Resource Guides: https://wac.colostate.edu/resources/writing/guides/
- Math Support: https://www.khanacademy.org/
- Purdue OWL: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/