Navigating Difficult Conversations: Strategies from the Writing Center

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Washington College Teaching and Learning in the News!

A discussion with Washington College Writing Center tutors and Director of the Writing Center, Dr. Rachel Rodriguez, published by the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Another Word.

Focus: How do writing tutors navigate difficult conversations in the course of their work with peers, moments where student writers share vulnerabilities or tutors feel the heavy weight of imposter syndrome? Washington College writing center director Rachel Rodriguez facilitates a conversation with two undergraduate writing tutors, Grace Apostol and Miranda Parrish, about how they grapple with these scenarios and translate their training into the reality of their praxis. 

Read the full conversation, “Talking about the Deeply Personal in the Writing Center.”

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