The Writing Center is the site of an active research program led by Professor Carol Severino which has focused in recent years on second language writing development. Our current project, however, is a study of instructor perceptions of UI undergraduate student writing and communication skills.

If you are interested in participating in this study, click on this link to go to an online survey. The survey takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. Your responses will be anonymous and you will not be asked for any identifying information.

To learn more about this study, call (319) 335-0188 or e-mail