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Stone Writing Center
4th Floor, White Library

Del Mar College
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404

Summer Hours of Operation:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.




Lab Links

You'll be enrolling in labs that reinforce what you learn in English 305/306, 307, or 1301 and introduce you to current technology. These required One-Hour Writing Labs expose you to writing and researching with computers.

Each level of lab has its own curriculum. In addition to lab assignments, you'll need to know how to do lab makeups, lab projects, and portfolios.

My Labs

Now that you're enrolled in a One-Hour Writing Lab and have met your lab instructor, you can access the web site used during your weekly scheduled lab. Click on the link below to take you to your lab.

Lab Mission

No matter what level of One-Hour Writing Lab you're taking, you'll use computers to improve your writing abilities. However, each level of lab has a different focus:

  • English 305/306 Lab focuses on grammar supplemented with basic writing skills. You'll be introduced to word processing on a computer, including basic MLA formatting guidelines.
  • English 307 Lab focuses on strengthening writing skills using a six-step writing process. You'll learn to use the Internet for research and develop word processing skills to include setting up a document in MLA format.
  • English 1301 Lab focuses on web-related topics for using the web as an academic resource. You'll be introduced to documenting and formatting sources according to MLA standards.

Lab at a Glance

Want to get just the facts about labs? Check out our one-page "One-Hour Writing Lab At a Glance" fact sheet.

      One-Hour Writing Lab At a Glance

Dual Credit English Lab

If you are enrolled in Dual Credit English 1301, you must also complete the One-Hour Writing Lab requirement. For more information about the Dual Credit English Lab, click on the link below.

      Dual Credit English Lab Brochure

Lab Makeup

It's very important that you attend your weekly One-Hour Writing Lab. You can make up a total of 3 missed labs, but no more. Your English Lab is worth 10% of your final English course average.

You'll need to go to the Stone Writing Center, Room L433, to get your makeup assignment and complete it in the SWC. All makeups are 50 minutes long. If you don't spend the entire 50 minutes on the makeup, your absence will not be removed. All makeups must be completed by an announced date each semester.

Out-of-Class Assignments

In addition to the work completed in lab, you must also complete a 2 assignments outside of lab by the announced deadline. To find out about your Out-of-Class Assignments, click on the links below.