Dr. Jeff Harlig - Director, CSUSM Writing Center    

                              

                   Dr. Liliana Castañeda Rossman - Professor, Communication

  

     Why does CSUSM place so much                  What are you hoping to see
     importance on students' writing?                       in students' papers?


                                                                                         

    

        Why is a thesis statement                      Do you provide samples of writing
     important in student papers?                        to students in your courses?



  

   How does writing for a class differ               What are the three most common
    from writing in the "real world"?              problems you see in student papers?


  
    
     What are some pitfalls of student              Why do students resist visiting the
     writers when responding to other               professor to discuss their paper?
            authors' viewpoints?
 

                                  

                                           What do you do to keep
                                            improving as a writer?