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A guide for faculty containing writing exercises as well as grammar, Plan, and first-year reflection essay handouts.

Peer Writing and Research Tutors for Students

  • We are using a scheduling system for tutoring appointments. You can register for an account here: Bennington WCOnline. At the top of the left box, click on "Register for an account" and fill out the information. Once registered, you can login directly.

  • To sign up for an appointment with a Peer Writing Tutor, click here: Peer Writing Tutors Calendar and log into the system. Once logged in, you can view the schedule for all tutors, or limit to a specific set via the "Limit to:" dropdown box above the calendar. If you arrive without an appointment and find that the tutor is busy, please sign up for another time, or ask the tutor for guidance about the next free session.

  • Peer Writing Tutors are available Sundays-Thursdays 8-10pm, and Tuesdays from 12:00-2:00pm. The Peer Research Tutor is available Wednesdays 8-10pm. The Writing and English as a Learned Language (ELL) Tutor is available Mondays 2-4pm, and Wednesdays from 10am-12pm and 2-3pm.

  • Peer Writing and/or Research Tutors can be located in The SCoPE Forum on the third floor of Commons. The English as a Learned Language (ELL) Tutor is located on the third floor of Crossett Library in the Quiet Study Room, located in the far corner room to the left when you come up the stairs.

  • CONTACT: Camille Guthrie, Director of Undergraduate Writing Initiatives (Crossett Library, third floor):; ext. 4892.

The Writing and English as a Learned Language (ELL) Tutor
  • The professional Writing and ELL Tutor, Ellen Goldstein, is available for individual sessions to work with any students on their writing - at any level. She especially welcomes multilingual students to work with them on their writing in English.

  • Ellen Goldstein is a writer, editor, teacher, and professional tutor. She has an MFA in poetry from Emerson College and a BA in English from Carleton College.

  • Book a session with Ellen Goldstein at ELL Tutor Calendar. When you've logged into the site, click the "Limit to:" dropdown box and choose "Writing and ELL".

  • Ellen's office is located in the Quiet Study Room, on the third floor of Crossett Library in the far corner to the left of the stairs. Ellen is available Mondays 2-4pm, and Wednesdays from 10am-12pm and 2-3pm.

Undergraduate Writing Initiatives

Camille Guthrie, the Director of Undergraduate Writing Initiatives, is available to work with you during each term, as well as over summer and FWT breaks, to support any aspect of teaching writing in your classes. She can collaborate with you to develop practices and assignments that help students become more critical, effective, and confident writers. Here are some of the ways she can collaborate with you to support writing in your courses:

  1. Course Consultations:
    • Plan a new course, or update a previous one, with more writing activities
    • Create a new writing assignment (long or short)
    • Include a grammar or style handout in your assignments
    • Discuss new ways to integrate writing into your courses
    • Explore practices to support multi-lingual students and ELL skills
    • Learn ideas about how to respond to student writing more effectively
    • Discuss how to support students with learning differences or accommodations in your course

  2. Guest Lectures:
    • Camille can visit your class to give a brief writing or grammar workshop on a specific writing issue.

  3. Contact
    • Contact: Camille Guthrie, Director of Undergraduate Writing Initatives (Crossett Library, third floor):; ext. 4892

Director of Undergraduate Writing Initiatives