The Utah State University Writing Center works to create a student-centered environment that provides our students with the message that their voices matter, that they are cared for, and that they belong here. This same message needs to be carried on into our composition courses. This sense of validation enables our students to develop as communicators and leaders.
Anderson, Shaun. "You Matter to Me: The Necessity of Validation in the Composition Classroom." 2018, pp. 1-5.