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writeELC for Undergraduates

writeELC for Undergraduates is designed to help students for whom English is not their primary language develop academic writing skills and is organized around writing assignments in Vanderbilt University courses.

Participating in this course helps you more fully adapt to academic writing styles and become more effective in presenting your ideas. We tailor content to meet your individual writing needs through workshops, 1-to-1 sessions, and online resources.


(Fall 2018 only)


Topics include:

  • Matching academic expectations
  • Using the tools of writing to convey your ideas
  • Maximizing your writing time
  • Making complex grammar work for you
  • Avoiding plagiarism
  • Telling academic stories

Assignments will include writing emails, employment application letters, and resumes.