DCTC's Writing Center offers fun, free, professional tutoring to all enrolled DCTC students. The Writing Center works with students at any stage of the writing process on any writing assignment or project at DCTC.
The Writing Center staff is committed to providing quality writing assistance and tutoring to students wishing to become confident, independent writers.
Courses we can help you with:
ENGL - 0114: College Reading I
ENGL 0114 This course focuses on reading skills widely recognized as essential for comprehending college-level material. Topics include pre-reading, reading, and post-reading strategies as well as critical thinking to improve comprehensions, increase vocabulary, and develop thoughtful responses to reading with additional emphasis on the close relationship for reading, writing, and thinking. This course is required for students who score 51-77 on the Reading Accuplacer Test.
ENGL 0123 This course is designed to help students who are in or planning to enter health care programs strengthen basic Reading Comprehension and vocabulary skills. Students will work on developing efficient study skills. Learning experiences will include use of excerpts from health care textbooks to practice skills. Prerequisites: None
ENGL 0130 This is a basic writing course that introduces students to the primary principles of college composition and professional writing skills. The courses primary skill areas include organizational development, refined grammar and punctuation execution, proper paragraph development, short essay construction, proofreading skills, audience recognition, and rules for formatting.
ENGL 1300 This course introduces students to the fundamentals of creative writing. The elements of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and screenwriting are covered. Emphasis will be placed on both the writing process and the end product.
Meets MnTC Goal 6