Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

The Writing Center at CCC&TI

The Writing Center at CCC&TI

Free │ Supportive │ Individualized │ Collaborative

About the Writing Center

Writing Center staff assist with writing assignments for all courses in person and online.

Online Writing Center

Submit to the Online Writing Center

Submit to the online writing center via email (writingcenter@cccti.edu) using the online submission form and expect a response within 48 hours excluding weekends and holidays. The submission form works best with Internet Explorer or Firefox browsers.

Call 828.726.2376 with any questions.

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Helpful Websites

A simple Google search will lead you to countless results for help with writing. These are our favorite sites that we even use ourselves. Check them out!

This site includes multiple resources for writing such as research and citation styles, writing for specific assignments, and tips on how to write every day material.
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

This site has many handouts on various paper types, citation styles, common writing errors, and writing for specific fields. There are also helpful videos on getting started on papers and citing.
https://writingcenter.unc.edu/tips-and-tools/

This resource lists some common writing errors to avoid.
https://scc.spokane.edu/SCCPublicShare/Tips/d__t4s__0__Common_Writing_Errors.pdf

This site offers interactive quizzes on grammar. Explanations and quizzes are offered for many subjects including: commas, fragments, irregular verbs, misplaced modifiers, subject-verb agreement, and many more.
http://www.chompchomp.com/exercises.htm

Writing Center Hours

Caldwell Campus

E-217
(in the Learning Resource Center)

The LRC is open
Monday - Thursday
7:30 am - 8 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 12 noon

Writing Tutors Available

Monday
8 am - 5 pm
Tuesday
8 am - 7pm
Wednesday
8 am - 5 pm
Thursday
8 am - 5 pm
Friday
8 am - 12 noon

Watauga Campus

W372 - 110
(in the Academic Support Center)

The ASC is open
Monday - Thursday
8 am - 8 pm
Friday
8 am - 12 noon

Writing Tutors Available

Monday
8 am - 7 pm
Tuesday
8 am - 5 pm
Wednesday
8 am - 5 pm
Thursday
8 am - 5 pm
Friday
8 am - 12 noon

Grab-n-Go Sessions

Grab-n-Go sessions are available every Wednesday from 11:30am-1:00pm in the library’s multipurpose room. Students can drop-in anytime for 15 minute, interactive lessons.

Date Lesson Title
9/19/2018 Library Online Catalog
9/26/2018 APA Template in a Flash
10/3/2018 NCLive Advanced Search
10/10/2018 The Gale Database
10/17/2018 Super Commas
10/24/2018 The No Stress Thesis
10/31/2018 Paragraphs in Pieces
11/7/2018 Quotes & Cookies
11/14/2018 Finding Fun in the LRC
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Contacts

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Laura Benton
Coordinator

Writing Center
Technology & Instructional Support Services
Caldwell - E - 212
828.726.2722
lbenton@cccti.edu
Credentials for Laura Benton

Caldwell Campus

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Holly Freeman
Writing Center Assistant /

Writing Center
Technology & Instructional Support Services
Caldwell - E - 217
828.726.2376
hfreeman@cccti.edu
Credentials for Holly Freeman

Watauga Campus

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Martin Moore
Instructor

Writing Center
Technology & Instructional Support Services
Watauga - W372 - 110
828.297.3811 x5292
memoore@cccti.edu
Credentials for Martin Moore