About Our Writing Lab Coordinators
Writing Lab Coordinators organize many of the activities and service areas of the Writing Lab. The following is a list of all coordinator positions.
Business Writing Coordinator
The Business Writing Coordinator teaches the Business Writing Consultant training practicum for potential consultants and advises current Business Writing Consultants on tutoring practice and workshop development. Feel free to contact this coordinator to provide feedback on Business Writing resources and services. For more information, contact BWC Coordinator Dan Kenzie.
ENGL 106/Writing Lab Liaison
The English 106/Writing Lab Liaison fosters the ongoing relationship between the Introductory Composition Program at Purdue (ICaP) and serves as a member of the Introductory Writing Committee. If you are an instructor and would like more information regarding the Writing Lab and its services, or if you are interested in collaborating with a writing consultant in the Lab, please contact Writing Lab/English 106 Liaison Mary McCall.
The ESL Coordinator updates and maintains ESL resource pages on the OWL and the in-lab library of ESL reference and self-study materials, guest lectures in training classes for writing consultants, responds to inquiries about ESL writing issues, and schedules and coordinates ESL conversation groups hosted by the Writing Lab. If you have any questions about the ESL services offered by the Writing Lab, please contact ESL Coordinator Vicki Kennell.
OWL Mail Coordinator
The OWL Mail coordinator is responsible for selecting, training, and supervising all OWL Mail consultants. The coordinator makes sure that all inquiries sent to the OWL Mail tutors are answered throughly and in a timely manner. If you should have any questions and/or concerns regarding an inquiry that was either sent or received from an OWL mail consultant or any questions regarding the services provided through OWL Mail, please feel free to contact OWL Mail Coordinator Jeff Gerding.
The OWL Coordinator manages the content development of the OWL, handles requests for copyrights and other OWL-related questions, and works with other Writing Lab coordinators on OWL-related projects. Feel free to contact OWL Coordinator Joshua Paiz with OWL feedback, suggestions, and requests for usage.
OWL Technical Coordinator / Webmaster
The OWL Technical Coordinator is also known as the OWL Webmaster. This person works on the site design, coding, and usability features and performs upgrades and maintenance on our OWL server. Contact OWL Webmaster Caitlan Spronk for technical feedback or site-related usability issues.
The workshop coordinator organizes and staffs the in-lab and in-class workshops. The in-lab workshops usually occur three times throughout the semester and deal with popular writing concerns, like documenting sources and writing resumes and cover letters. Instructors may schedule writing lab tutors to come in and give an in-class workshop. The workshop coordinator will receive such requests and schedule a tutor for that specific workshop. Please contact Workshop Coordinator R. Scott Partridge. if you would like to schedule an in-class workshop or if you have any other questions on this service.