Welcome to the Drake University Speaking Center

Speaking Center tutors are students with experience and training in speech pedagogy who are prepared to assist students when selecting and narrowing topics, organizing ideas, drafting and revising an outline, preparing visual aids, and practicing delivery. The Speaking Center's new location provides access to research and reference librarians who can help students gather resources. Our facilities feature a tutoring room and a speaking studio, where presentations can be recorded and saved by students, faculty, and staff members.

Help With Research

Drake's faculty librarians are here to help you define your research topic, develop your search strategy, choose the best sources, cite your sources correctly and avoid plagiarism.

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Writing Help

The Writing Workshop's trained student assistants help undergraduates, graduates and law students who are writing papers or need assistance with individual assignments. It is a free service for all Drake University students.

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Having difficulty in a particular class? Odds are, you're not the only one. Academic Achievement provides a variety of services and supplemental instruction (tutoring) for specific classes.

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