Category: Writing Center

Knowledge Transfer in the Writing Center

In the movie The Karate Kid, karate master Mr. Miyagi shows Daniel how to wax cars by making circular motions with each hand: “Wax on, right hand. Wax off, left hand. Wax on, wax off. Breathe in through nose, out

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Quoting is like building your favorite sandwich

Warning:Reading this may result in extreme desire for a sandwich Allow me to set the scene for you. Class just ended at 8:01 p.m., and as you’re trying to beat the stampede of UB students racing to the Fitzgerald Garage,

Making Mistakes with No Fear (Or Why We Encourage Fearless Failures)

I love to write. I live with a mental illness, so my anxiety/depression combo doesn’t always enjoy having writing assignments, but I still love to write. I love to experience the process of my thoughts being shaped by words and

Five Reading Strategies That Can Make You A Better Writer

“I know how to read,” you might be thinking. “Why would I need someone to tell me how to do that?” And you’re right—if you couldn’t read at all, you wouldn’t be here. But do you ever find yourself struggling

Writing Tips that Work for You

The University of Baltimore’s motto is “Knowledge that Works,” and in honor of that motto and all the hard-working students who attend classes here at UB, the Writing Center decided to use the title “Writing that Works” for our official

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