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August 24-25 2011

Writing Initiative Faculty Institute

August 24 & 25, 2011    9am – 3 pm

For faculty taking on sections of WI courses for the first time.

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

This  Writing Initiative Faculty Institute is for faculty taking on established WI course sections.  We will be discussing  overall WI goals, using existing course materials, creating  new materials and looking at the tools and resources available in writing intensive courses.

1.       The Writing Initiative Teacher's Handbook

2.       Writing Initiative goals and requirements

3.       Formal and informal writing

4.       A review of the existing course materials: syllabus and assignment samples

5.       Creating new WI assignments  - examples & using  templates

6.       Student portfolios: objectives, hands-on use of the eFolio product, sample student portfolios, grading strategies

7.       Critical thinking assignments – template, rubrics

8.       Information literacy assignments – template, rubrics

9.       Responding to and grading student writing  - for content vs. for writing 

10.   Using the Writing Center and online resources for online & face-to-face course sections

11.   Using eTutoring

12.   Initiative assessment of WI Courses

13.   Hands-on session using LibGuides as an editor and adding links, resources, media objects etc.



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