Frequently Asked Questions
Who can make an appointment with the writing consultants?
What kind of service can I get from the Writing Center?
Some of the purposes of a writing center session may include
- Understanding the assignment
- Brainstorming ideas and generating essay or presentation topics
- Understanding professor’s comments
- Discussing an essay draft regarding development and logical structure
- Discussing clarity and coherence
- Learning how to self-edit and proofread a final draft
- Discussing formatting according to MLA, APA, Chicago, or another style
- Discussing identifying and integrating sources
- Discussing proper paraphrasing and avoiding plagiarism
- Identifying demands for writing in different disciplines
- Editing group projects for overall coherence
- Analyzing presentation slides and presentation organization
How can I make an appointment with a writing consultant?
To make an appointment,
Visit the JI website at https://www.ji.sjtu.edu.cn/
Click on Writing Center Booking: https://www-33p.bookeo.com/bookeo/ml_umji-writingcenter_start.html?ctlsrc=1437909979970&src=02p
Sign Up and choose the time that fits your schedule. You will receive an email confirmation.