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The Graduate Writing Facilitators of the GRIC are graduate students of the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez that come from various concentrations and disciplines of study. They have been trained to offer academic services of oral and written communication in English. The multidisciplinary diversity of our Facilitators is meant to attend to the needs of every graduate program of UPRM and its students.
Context: The University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez Campus
Graduate students at UPRM are by and large Spanish-dominant students with varying degrees of competence in English. Graduate programs that expect their students to write, present and publish their research in English should consider the following:
The Graduate Writing Facilitators (GWFs) at the Graduate Research and Innovation Center (GRIC) have been chosen and trained to provide individualized, peer-consultations, in a collaborative learning environment, to UPRM graduate students who are working to improve their scholarly communication abilities in English.
These are resources recommended by the GWF that address 10 aspects of the academic research and writing process. At the bottom of the list you will find a video that explains the usefulness of each of these resources.
10. Literature Review
9. Web archiving
8. Reference Management
7. Grammar and Editing
6. Sentence Construction/Transitions
5. Word Choice
4. Storytelling/Peer Review Process
1. Book on Academic Writing
The GWFs are:
The GWFs are committed to:
The GWFs are not:
The GWFs understand that graduate students at UPRM have varying degrees of competencies in scholarly English. We urge faculty to consider realistic expectations for each one of their students as well as to support and guide each one of them in their respective processes of becoming discipline and/or field specific scholarly writers in English.