SOU Writing Center: Student Resources

Student Responsibilities

The SOU Writing Center is here to help students become better academic writers. To get the most out of the tutoring sessions, students must take an active role in the tutoring session. The following documents are very helpful for tutoring sessions:

Tutors will concentrate on large-scale isues first. For example, they will try to help you make sure that you are responding to the assignment and that you are writing a focused, well-organized, and effectively developed paper before they help you with such concerns as style, grammer, word choice, and punctuation. They follow this order for a good reason: small changes in individual sentences will not improve a paper as much as changes in thesis, focus, and organization will.

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Writing Center 
Hannon Library, First Floor

1250 Siskiyou Boulevard 
Ashland, Oregon 97520 
Phone: 541-552-8415