English

Hone your writing skills while deepening your appreciation of literature. Through discussion and close personal attention, you’ll develop analytical, critical reasoning, and communication skills highly sought after by employers in many fields. These skills will also provide you with an excellent foundation for graduate study.

Degree Offered: B.A.
Offered on the Augusta and Bangor campuses


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UMA Writing Center

The Writing Center has moved!
Visit our new location, Katz Library 206 (up the stairs and on the right).

(207) 621-3199
writingtutor@maine.edu

The Writing Center offers:

  • One-on-one tutoring services
  • Communal writing discussions
  • Workshops on citation, grammar, pre-writing, and editing
  • Peer-review help in and out of the classroom
  • A lending library of writing and citation guides
  • Three workstations with computers, video cameras and a printer

Visit us in person, via video chat, or through email

  • Schedule or drop in for a face-to-face session, Mon. 10am-1pm, Tues.-Wed. 10am-4pm, or Thurs. 10am-12pm.
  • Call or email us to set up a video chat appointment.
  • Fill out this form and send your writing project draft to writingtutor@maine.edu for feedback on your work within 2 business days.

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Faculty interested in finding out how the Writing Center could support student writing in their courses or programs should contact Elizabeth Powers at elizabeth.c.powers@maine.edu

YOU (at a computer anywhere)  and the MATH TUTOR  (in the Math Lab)

can share the same screen, My Math Lab, or White Board as you work together to learn math concepts.

The hours of the White Board Math Tutoring will vary as we train math tutors to use the technology.  For more information, please contact the Math Lab at 1-877-862-1234 ext 3082 or 621-3082.

Fall Semester 2014 Tutoring Schedule

 

     Math Lab - 192 Jewett Hall - 621-3082

Monday through Thursday

9:00am to 4:00pm daily

                Closed Friday, Saturday & Sunday

         Information regarding White Board Math Tutoring

 

    Writing Lab - 206 Katz Library - 621- 3199

Tuesday through Thursday

  10:00am to 4:00pm daily

      

Writing Tutoring--Online

The online writing tutor will check for submission daily. For more information about how to submit papers, please go to http://www.uma.edu/writingtutor.html or contact Judith DeMilo Brown at 621-3421.

Information regarding Writing Tutoring

 

Tutoring in Other Subjects

Tutoring in other subjects such as computer science, music, psychology, French, many sciences, and business is available upon request.  For more information, please contact Judith DeMilo Brown at 621-3421 or judith.demilo@maine.edu.

 

Off campus and need tutoring help?

Get online writing tutoring or math tutoring.

Bangor Campus  -  Learning Support Services

             127  Eastport Hall

  Tutoring Schedule    Fall 2014 Semester

 

         Monday          9:00 - 3:00

 

         Tuesday          9:00 - 4:00

 

         Wednesday    9:00 - 4:00

 

         Thursday        9:00 - 4:00

 

         Friday              9:00 - 4:00

 

Stop by the office to find out when tutoring is available

for specific courses, or call 262-7816.

 

 

 

Tutoring is intended to help students increase their understanding of course material, and improve their learning and study skills. Tutoring is available for most developmental and introductory courses as well as some upper-level courses. It is provided in individual or small group settings by qualified community or peer tutors. Tutoring is intended as a supplement to classroom instruction, and is not a substitute for regular attendance and participation in your classes.

Tight schedule?  Taking classes at a distance from campus?  Augusta-based tutors may be able to help by phone during their scheduled hours.  Call the tutoring lab at 621-3082, or toll free at 1-877-UMA-1234, ext 3082.

Tutoring: