The 2012-2013 Peer Tutor & Mentor Summit was this past Friday, and as usual, it delivered on its promise: tutors and mentors from across DePaul’s programs had a chance to share their strategies, goals, career advice, and more. It was also a reminder of the vastness of DePaul’s offerings for its students: in attendance were mentors from Veteran’s Affairs, tutors from the Collaborative for Multilingual Writing and Research (CMWR) and the International Student Experience Exchange, advisors from the Career Center, and many others. Indeed, the array of programs at DePaul is every bit as diverse as DePaul’s students themselves, and so also were the rewards that the summiteers took with them. (more…)
This Friday, May 13th, the UCWbL’s Collaborative for Multilingual Writing and Research will be hosting a workshop on how social media can help improve language learning skills. If you’ve ever seen the below commercial, you know that there are a lot of emerging options out there that can assist those who are new to a language.