Dankook University (DKU) Writing Center’s Writing Clinic is a program that provides 1:1 consultation, mentoring, and proofreading for Dankookians (Students of DKU) in every type of writing related to the courses such as reports, statements, cover letters, discussion papers, and book reviews. The aims of this program are to improve Dankookians’ writing skills by supporting ‘Logical and Creative Writing’ education and to provide customized proofreading functions according to each student’s writing level. Plus, the program aims to improve the quality of degree programs and to develop Dankookians’ communication skills by writing training. Although DKU Writing Center is mainly providing online consultation by attaching revised draft in PDF format on e-mail due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dankookians who want to have an offline mentoring is allowed to have a face-to-face consultation by filling out the application form.
|▲ A poster of Cheonan Writing Clinic (Photo from Young熊 Story)|
Dankookians from Jukjeon Campus can apply for it by e-mailing directly to the professors in the Jukjeon Writing center referring to the timetable. Another way is to upload a private post including a draft on the reception board of the Writing Center website. Dankookians from Cheonan Campus can apply for this program by visiting the Young熊 Story website. Then go on to the extra-curricular program section, search for ‘2021-1 Writing Clinic’, and click the apply button. You can also apply by sending an e-mail attaching a draft that you would like to have a consultation on.
|▲ Jukjeon Writing Clinic reception board (Photo from Dankook Liberal Art College)|
The center receives applications only from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and it takes about a couple of days to get a revised version file. You should also notice that one draft per registration is a hard-and-fast rule and make sure to make a call if you are in need of urgent consultation.