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Faculty members, the Writing Studio is here for you as a resource and a campus partner. We serve Vanderbilt’s faculty community as a resource for your students, as a resource for instructors teaching writing-intensive courses, and as readers for your own writing projects.
The partnership between faculty members and the Writing Studio is vital to our mission of helping students become increasingly more effective and independent writers and thinkers.
On this page, you’ll find information on
- Bringing the Writing Studio into Your Classroom
- Resources for Teaching Writing in Your Courses
- Student Nomination Opportunities
- Support for Faculty Writing
Faculty, you can be the best and most effective advocates for Writing Studio services: Students consistently report that hearing about the Writing Studio from their professors is why they scheduled their first appointment.
We thank you for recommending Studio appointments to undergraduate and graduate students at all skill levels and for helping them connect with the resources we offer.
Resources to Share with Your Students
One of the easiest ways to let students know that you want them to make use of the Writing Studio is to include a supportive statement on your syllabus, on Brightspace, or on individual assignments. We invite you to copy the example below and paste it into your syllabus:
One-on-One Writing Support at the Writing Studio
In addition to meeting with me during office hours to discuss coursework, I strongly encourage you to take advantage of the services at the Writing Studio; getting feedback benefits writers at all skill levels. Writing Studio consultants can offer a fresh perspective on any of your writing projects. For more information and to schedule an appointment, visit vanderbilt.edu/writing.
Arrange a Visit: In-Class Workshops and Outreach
Invite a Writing Studio representative into your classroom to deliver a brief (5-10 minutes) In-Class Writing Studio introduction or to facilitate an In-Class Workshop (45 minutes) on a specific writing skill or task.
Information on workshop options and request form are available on our newly consolidated In-Class Workshops and Brief Introductions page.
Resources for Teaching Writing in Your Courses
- The Teaching Writing Workshop Series
- Request an individual writing pedagogy consultation
- Peruse Scaffold: A Showcase of Vanderbilt First-Year Writing
- Now available! Scaffold, Volume 5, Spring 2023
- Access the First-Year Writing Seminar Instructional Archive
Student Nomination Opportunities
Faculty, your nominations play an important role for the Writing Studio each year as we organize the annual Undergraduate Writing Symposium and recruit undergraduate writing consultants for the coming academic year.
Our consolidated Faculty Nominations page is now your one-stop destination for these nomination opportunities, containing the details of each as well as the online nomination submission forms embedded directly into the page itself.
Visit our Faculty Nominations page or jump straight to one of its following sections:
- Nominate a student for the Undergraduate Writing Symposium
- Nominate a student to be an Undergraduate Writing Consultant
Support for Faculty Writing
The Writing Studio’s full-time staff are available to discuss faculty writing projects, including grant proposals, articles, and book manuscripts. We are also happy to discuss your writing process and help you make efficient use of your writing time.
To schedule an appointment for yourself, please use our Online Scheduler via the “Schedule an Appointment” link on our homepage or contact our Office Administrator by emailing email@example.com.