Odyssey Voices


Uncategorized

By Mackenzie McDermit and Kevin Mullen Mackenzie McDermit is a recent alumna of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she participated in the university’s Writing Fellows program. She spent a humbling and inspiring semester researching writing pedagogy in the Odyssey Project and has been hooked ever since. This is her first year as a tutor for […]

November 17, 2014

You Can Take the Tutor out of the Writing Center…


Writing Centers

By Mike A. Shapiro Mike worked as a tutor at the Writing Center at UW–Madison for five years, and as a coordinator for two. This fall, he is teaching first-year composition in the College of Engineering. As Julia Dauer wrote earlier this fall, writing tutors often balance diverse instructional lives. But what happens when that […]

November 10, 2014

Who Am I?


Technology, The Online Writing Center, Undergraduate Students

Jessie Gurd is the 2014–2015 TA Coordinator for the Online Writing Center and a PhD student in Literary Studies; she has been an instructor at the Writing Center since the Fall of 2012. Jessie studies early modern English drama with a focus on ecocriticism and spatial theory. You can find her on Twitter @jesstype. If the […]

October 20, 2014

Instruction Across Environments: Teaching and Tutoring at UW-Madison


Graduate Students, Peer Tutoring, Satellite Locations, Uncategorized

by Julia Dauer Julia Dauer has worked at the Writing Center since 2012.  She is a graduate student in literary studies at UW-Madison, where she writes about American literature and teaches literature and composition courses.   I went to a small liberal arts college, where writing spaces were relatively uniform.  The Writing Center was housed on the […]

September 29, 2014

Outreach By Design


Disability and Writing Centers, Higher Education, Outreach, Tutorial Talk and Methods, Uncategorized, UW-Madison Writing Center Alumni Voices

By Rachel Herzl-Betz Rachel Herzl-Betz is the T.A. Coordinator of Outreach for the Writing Center at UW-Madison, where she has been a tutor since 2012. She is also a PhD candidate in Literary Studies, with a focus on Victorian Literature, Disability Studies, and Rhetoric. This August, when I began my work as the Outreach Coordinator […]

September 22, 2014