Yearly Archives: 2017



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Hi there! So you’ve just made an appointment at the Multiliteracies Center – what happens now? Although every session is different depending on the needs of the student, here’s a general breakdown of what to expect: The first step is signing in. When you walk into the MTMC, there will be a computer station immediately […]

What to Expect in an MTMC Session





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A significant portion of MTMC users are ESL students. Coaches are often nervous for their first few ESL appointments, but I would guess that the students might be just as nervous. It is a difficult and self-conscious process to transfer your thinking to a language you may not fully grasp, and even more to do […]

Resources and Tips for ESL Appointments


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A piece of writing has “flow” when it reads naturally and its ideas are easy to follow. Writing teachers often treat flow as a mystical, unteachable property of good writing. In fact there is nothing mystical about it; it has to do with connections. When we write, we discover, create and illustrate connections among ideas. […]

This One Weird Trick Will Make Your Writing Flow