Student Survey of the Writing Consultant Program

Your responses to this survey will provide accurate data by which the Writing Center can effectively assess the Writing-Across-the-Curriculum Program’s strengths and weaknesses. Thank you for your support and input.

This survey is designed to be anonymous, unless you wish to qualify for a $50 gift certificate to the UR Bookstore. If you do provide your name and e-mail address, they will not be shared with anyone other than the individuals from the WAC committee who will randomly select a winner and who will compile the survey results.

Writing Consultant Program: General Issues

1. When, and how often, have you worked with a Writing Consultant? Check all that apply:

This semester
Previous semester(s)

In how many classes have you worked with Writing Consultants?

For your most recent class with Consultants:

2. For how many papers did you have a conference with your Writing Consultant?

3 . How obligated to attend these conferences did you feel? Use the scale below.

4 . Use the scale below to describe your papers as first seen by your Writing Consultant.

For your most recent class with Consultants: How helpful was commentary by the Writing Consultant in each category?

5. Organization and development of topic in your paper:

6. Mechanics (spelling, punctuation, grammar) in your paper:

For your most recent class with Consultants: How helpful were your conferences with the Consultant in each category?

7. Organization and development of topic in your paper:

8. Mechanics (spelling, punctuation, grammar) in your paper:

For your most recent class with Consultants: After working with the Consultant, to what extent did you make the following categories of revision?

9. Thesis or controlling idea:

10. Reorganization / structure of entire project:

11. Changes within paragraphs:

12. Changes in individual sentences:

13. Minor editing (spelling, typos, commas, etc)

II. Other Writing in any class that included Writing Consultants:
If you were required to complete any of the following additional types of writing assignments, please check the appropriate buttons.

14. Essay exams

15. In-class writing

16. Group assignments

17. Questions about reading assignments

18. Journals

19. Lab write-ups

20. Newsgroups, blogs, online discussion boards, social media

21. How much did these other writing assignments enhance your learning?

22. Thanks for your participation! If you would like to qualify for the $50 gift certificate from the UR Bookstore, please enter your name and e-mail address: