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This is really a sensitive, philosophical issue.  I think it is important
to clarify your objectives from the outset.  Many students (and
instructors) tend to think of Writing Labs or Centers as similar to a
dry cleaning service where students can drop off "dirty laundry" and
pick it up later, all neat and clean.  In our Lab, we like to say that
we are more similar to "Doctors on Duty" where the student comes
in knowing there is something wrong with his work but is not quite
sure what.  We diagnose the problem and "prescribe" appropriate
medication in the form of grammar or composition exercises from
textbooks or computer software.   We like to think of the adage:
"Give a man a fish and feed him for a day.  Teach a man to fish and
feed him for a lifetime."  We have the benefit of being in a lab
setting where students enroll in 0.5 or 1.0 unit classes so we take
advantage of teaching opportunities whenever possible.
Good luck, and hope this helps!
Wanda
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Wanda Guibert
Instructional Specialist
Hartnell Community College
Learning Skills Center
156 Homestead Avenue
Salinas, CA 93901
759-6018