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University Center for Writing-based Learning (UCWbL)

The University Center for Writing-based Learning (UCWbL) works with all members of the DePaul University community to support writers and to promote the use of writing in teaching and learning.

UCWBL Website

  • Invite the Writing Center to Class

    The Writing Center offers short informational presentations to course about the services we provide to writers. An experienced Writing Center Tutor can visit your class to discuss our services with your students.

  • The Writing Fellows Program

    As you plan your courses, consider working with Writing Fellows—highly talented and extensively trained peer writing tutors who work with classes across DePaul University. 

  • Faculty Consultations

    To offer feedback, guidance, encouragement, and ideas on a range of topics related to teaching and writing, Associate Director Matthew Pearson is available for one-on-one consultation. 

  • Workshops on Writing and Teaching

    To help instructors to teach writing and incorporate writing into their teaching, the UCWbL offers customized, hands-on in class workshops. A small team of experienced workshop facilitators will visit your class to lead a workshop on any aspect of writing.

  • Writing for Publication

    Lauri Dietz, the Director of the University Center for Writing-based Learning, is available for one-on-one writing consultations with any DePaul faculty or staff member working on a conference paper, article, monograph, or any other type of writing project. Please contact her with questions or to schedule a meeting.

  • ePortfolio Support

    All UCWbL staffed are trained and experienced with creating ePortfolios in Digication. To get help, faculty members are welcome to make appointments with Writing Center Tutors or visit ePortfolios@DePaul for help guides.

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