Tutoring

The Writing Center scheduled an drop-in collaborative tutoring for reading and writing in any discipline. Contact us at 281.290.3279 or CFWC@lonestar.edu, or stop by LRNC 206 to make an appointment.

If you might be late, please contact us at 281-290-3279. If you are more than ten minutes late and have not called in, your appointment will be marked as "no-show" and given to another student.

Pop-out Tutorials

All the Fall 2014 Pop-out tutorials will be held in LRNC 215      

Pre-1301Sentence and Comma Review –Tuesday, September 2nd 4 – 5pm

Word Formatting – Wednesday, September 3rd 3 – 4pm

Word Formatting – Thursday, September 4th 3 – 4pm

Pre-1301Sentence and Comma Review –Friday, September 5th 11:30am – 12:30pm

Pre-1301 Paragraph and Essay Review – Monday, September 8th 4 – 5pm

Pre-1301 Paragraph and Essay Review – Tuesday, September 9th 11:30am – 12:30pm

Reading Strategies – Monday, September 15th 3 – 4pm

Reading Strategies – Tuesday, September 16th 3 – 4pm

Pre-1301Sentence and Comma Review –Tuesday, September 23rd 4 – 5pm

Pre-1301Sentence and Comma Review –Friday, September 26th 11:30 am – 12:30pm

An Introduction to PowerPoint and Prezi – Monday, October 13th 11am – 12pm

An Introduction to PowerPoint and Prezi – Tuesday, October 14th 11am – 12pm

The Writing Center at LSC-CyFair offers email-based online writing tutoring to all LSC-CyFair students.

After reviewing the student’s paper, a CyFair tutor will reply with in-text comments, handouts, and guidance to help the student with their revisions.

The turnaround period for papers is:

24-hours Monday—Thursday

72-hours Friday—Sunday

To submit your paper for online tutoring,  address an email to cfwc@lonestar.edu and include the following information:

·        A Microsoft Word compatible copy of your paper

·        Your professor’s instructions

·        Your name

·        Your student ID

·        The course name and number

·        Your professor’s name

·        The due date

 

Disclaimers:

·        Same day tutoring is not available

·        Due date tutoring is not available

·        The CFWC e-mail is checked once a day (in the morning) Monday - Friday. All submissions are scheduled for the next available appointment if that appointment is before the paper’s due date.

Location

Located in room LRNC 206, our Writing Center can help you to develop your academic writing skills.

Writing Center Policies

Students should bring any written assignment guidelines, notes and/or drafts to their sessions.

Students should schedule their appointment at least one day before the assignment due date.

Students should arrive at least five minutes early for their session in order to sign in and fill out forms.

What Our Tutors WILL Do:

  • Help you understand your assignment
  • Help you set goals for your writing
  • Help you brainstorm ideas for your essay
  • Help you identify your audience
  • Help you outline and draft your paper
  • Help you identify areas for possible improvement
  • Help you understand an instructor's comments on graded papers
  • Help you learn proofreading techniques
  • Help you improve your general writing or reading skills
What Our Tutors WILL NOT Do:
  • Write your paper
  • Proofread or correct your paper
  • Develop ideas for your paper
  • Estimate the grade for your paper
  • Do research for your paper
  • Take the responsibility for finding all the mistakes in your paper
  • Tell you what or how to write

External Resources

Prewriting
Outlining
Sentence Types
Guide to Grammar & Writing
The Thesis
Writing Effective Paragraphs

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