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May 17 & 18, 2011

Writing Initiative Faculty Institute

May 17 &18    9am – 3 pm

For faculty developing or taking on new sections of WI courses for Fall 2011

Please bring the textbook and any syllabus and writing assignments for the course that you already have.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED:                                                               

  • The Writing Initiative Teacher's Handbook
  • Writing Initiative goals and requirements
  • Using the Writing Center and online resources for online & face-to-face course sections
  • Using eTutoring
  • A review of the existing course materials: syllabus, assignments etc. and suggestions for WI revisions and additions.
  • Hands-on session using LibGuides and making additions to it (links, resources, media objects etc.)
  • Student portfolios: objectives, use of the eFolio product, sample student portfolios, grading strategies
  • Formal and informal writing
  • Responding to and grading student writing for content vs. for writing  
  • How to evaluate writing for critical thinking and information literacy using the rubrics and templates                    
  • Initiative assessment of WI Courses                                                                                                                                                             
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