UH Writing Mentors
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Welcome to the virtual home of the UH Writing Mentors, established in 2007 at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa by the Department of English with the support of the University Chancellor's office and the National Education Association.  Our mentoring program places English graduate students in English 100 classrooms to help students in first-year composition perform to the best of their abilities. Mentors help students meet their instructors' expectations and standards through such varied approaches as holding regular out-of-class conferences, coaching students in library research skills, teaching students to develop e-portfolios of their writing, introducing students to writing intensive courses that will follow English 100, and helping students become a part of our campus community in many other ways. Students, mentors, and faculty have affirmed the added value that the mentoring brings to the first-year experience, and mentors have lauded the professional experience that this work provides them in preparation for their own careers as teachers, scholars, and writers. We welcome any inquiries you might have as you visit our virtual home.  Aloha.