W Teaching Orientation

We are offering the W Teaching Orientation twice this summer.  Please register for one session only.

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 9:00 a.m. -2:00 pm (breakfast and lunch provided) Register 5/15/2019
  • Thursday, August 22, 2019,  9:00 a.m. -2:00 pm (breakfast and lunch provided) Register 8/22/2019
    Location: tba

Agenda

8:45-9:00 (optional) Coffee, Muffins, Fruit
9:00-9:30 W Course Expectations and Aspirations
9:30-10:00 Designing Effective Writing Assignments
10:00-10:30 Two Ways to See Writing: Writing to Learn and Learning to Write The value of mixing informal and formal writing assignments
10:30-11:30 Options for Drafting and Revising: Revision Before the Draft, Formative Comments on Drafts, Individual Conferences, Peer Review, and Class Presentations
11:30-12:00 Lunch | Showing of Across the Drafts video during the lunch hour (optional)
12:00-12:15 Strategies for Student Self-Assessment: Process notes and cover letters
12:15-1:30 Responding to Student Writing: Guiding Principles, The Big Mistakes, Grading, Handling the Paperload, and a Sample Paper
1:30-2:00 Question/Answer | Tutor Talk Sign-Up | What The Writing Center Can (and Can’t) Do For Your Students | Evaluations