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Online Appointments

Online appointments are not that different from our traditional face-to-face appointments, except that, well, you don’t have to physically be in the same room. You still book an appointment for a set time, and you show up for that appointment, but you show up in our online consultation space. See below.

Here’s a simple “how to” for using the Writing Centre’s online appointments in 5 easy steps.

1) Find a writing consultant who offers online appointments:

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2) Find an available appointment and select “Yes – Meet Online

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3) When it’s time for your appointment, log back into the system, click on your appointment and then click “Start or Join Online Consultation

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4) Once you click that link, a new window will open showing three panels: a video consultation panel on the left, a whiteboard space in the middle where you can upload or paste your text, and a text chat panel on the right:

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5) Most people seem to prefer the text chat option, in which case just turn off your video and start typing in the lower right hand corner.

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And that’s all there is to it! Just another easy way to work with the Writing Centre…