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Writing Lab and Math Clinic

Meet with professional and peer tutors for technical guidance, constructive feedback and reviews of your problem-solving reasoning.

Writing Lab

Dominican undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to seek tutoring support whether you are at the beginnig and seeking to brainstorm and develop ideas, clarify a thesis or plan your tentative outline, or at the end and working on a final draft.

The Writing Lab provides tutoring by appointment. We encourage you to request an appointment via WCOnline. If you need additional assistance, please call (708) 524-6682 or visit the Academic Enrichment Center, room 010 in LL Parmer Hall.

How Online Writing Tutoring Works:

Students must first make an appointment with Bob Greenwald during his Online Tutoring hours using WCOnline and then submit their assignment one hour before the appointment as an attachment to rgreen@dom.edu. Appointments for assignments 1-4 pages in length should be scheduled for a 30-minute appointment and assignments for 5-8 pages in length should schedule a 60-minute appointment. Please submit your assignment or question(s) to the tutor at least one hour before your scheduled time to ensure that he receives the document before your scheduled appointment. To be clear: this is NOT an online chat forum. The time slot you have reserved will be time for the tutor to read, comment on your work and send the draft back to you with suggestions. At that point, you may send any follow-up questions you want to ask.

The Writing Lab Staff

Paul Simpson, Academic Enrichment Center Executive Director and Writing Tutor. Paul received his BA in English and Political Science from the University of Louisville and his MA in Political Science from the New School for Social Research. He has taught political theory, political science and first year writing courses at Marymount Manhattan College and Pace University.

Bob Greenwald, Tutoring Services Coordinator and Professional Writing Tutor. Bob is a graduate of Dominican and received his Master's in English literature from Northeastern Illinois University.  He headed Dominican's Writing Lab from 2000-2010 and has worked as an adjunct English instructor since 2001. Bob also teaches English full time at Triton College.

Erika Sanchez, Professional Writing Tutor.

Tim Cook, Professional Writing Tutor.

Sue Lodgen, Volunteer Writing Tutor. Sue Lodgen received a B.A. in American History and Literature from Radcliffe College, an M.A. in English from Cornell University, and an MBA from Stanford University.  She taught English in university and in high school, became a financial analyst and manager in consumer food companies, and finally became a consultant and partner in training and development for consulting and professional services firms.

 

Math Clinic

The Math Clinic provides free professional tutoring for all Dominican students enrolled in mathematics courses or courses for which mathematics work is a required component. 

The Math Clinic provides tutoring by appointment.  We encourage you to request an appointment via WCOnline.  If you need additional assistance please call (708) 524-6682 or visit the Academic Enrichment Center, room 010 in LL Parmer Hall.

The Math Clinic Staff

Tom Freyman, Professional Math Tutor. Tom is a 1991 graduate of Eastern Illinois University. In 2001, he received an MBA from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and he is currently working on a Master's in Applied Mathematics at Northeastern Illinois University. Tom has also worked as an adjunct math instructor since 2005.