Online Writing Lab (OWL)

The PPCC Writing Center is ready and eager to assist with your reading and composition studies by offering the services of our online writing tutor through the online virtual world called Second Life, Skype, and through email at owl@ppcc.edu. We know that many student writers will find the online tutor to be a helpful and satisfactory alternative to working face-to-face with one of our many trained writing center tutors. Here is the quick guide that will help you to understand how online tutoring might work for you, a few simple instructions to help you get started. 

Tutoring by Email

Instructions for Using Tutoring by Email
You may submit your draft directly through our home page "Tutoring by Email" online form.
To get the best possible assistance quickly, please follow our simple Email OWL Guidelines.

Writing tutors are available 24/7 by email at owl@ppcc.edu. In order to server you better it is important that we know:

  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Your assignment Instructions
  • Your deadline
  • What we can to help you complete your project

To get the best possible assistance quickly, please follow our simple Email OWL Guidelines.

Tutoring via Skype

  1. Download Skype  (Free for Mac, Windows, Smartphones and other devices)
  2. Search for Skypeowl.ppcc or PPCC Writing Center and add us to your contacts for future use.
  3. Schedule an appointment for a Skype tutoring session: call 502-3510 or email owl@ppcc.edu

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