Fortifying and amplifying
artists’ and designers’ voices at RISD
and in the world ...
A&L offers peer tutoring for a wide range of writing projects (academic papers, graduate thesis books, grants, artist statements, fiction) at any stage of the process (brainstorming, drafting, revising).
Peer tutors support students with public speaking projects (formal talks, informal discussion, critique dialogue, interviews), engaging varied strategies (confidence, signposting, voice).
A&L provides tutoring for visual communication projects (portfolios, thesis books, presentation slides, résumés) to improve overall legibility and build students’ skills (with color, type, grids, images).
A&L supports multilingual learners in developing various skills (acquiring new vocabulary, gaining fluency, navigating intercultural rhetoric) through peer and professional tutoring and English language workshops.