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W Teaching Orientation

Thursday, August 24, 2017
8:30am – 2:00pm

Storrs Campus
PBB, Room 129

This orientation outlines best practices for teaching writing in the disciplines. It features interactive workshops on building robust revision processes into W courses, designing effective assignments, responding to student writing, and handling the paper load. Our aim is not only to enhance the quality of student learning in W courses but also to explore strategies that can make each instructor’s writing-intensive teaching more effective and rewarding. This orientation is required of all graduate assistants assigned to assist in a 2000+level or to instruct a 1000-level W course. Go to: http://writingcenter.uconn.edu/w-teaching-orientation/ for agenda and registration information

Contact:

Margie Ouimette

Writing Center (primary), Communication Department, UConn Master Calendar

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