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(Book Review) Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto by Kevin Gannon

In his trademark authentic style, Kevin Gannon’s Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto is half treatise and half pedagogical guide. The early chapters slowly build up to a crescendo in Chapter 8 titled “Pedagogy is Not a Weapon,” and throughout the text,…

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Writing Intensive Certificate

The Campus Writing Program and the Campus Writing Board are pleased to announce that the Writing Intensive Certificate is now available to students beginning Fall 2020 semester.

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The Campus Writing Program awarded Cydni Robertson, Graduate Teaching Assistant in Textile and Apparel Management, the Writing Intensive Excellence Award for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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The Campus Writing Program awarded Robin Rotman, Assistant Professor in the School of Natural Resources, the Win Horner Award for Innovative Writing Intensive Teaching for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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The Campus Writing Program awarded Dr. Laurie Kingsley, Teaching Professor in the College of Education, the Win Horner Award for Innovative Writing Intensive Teaching for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Resources for moving your WI class online

In light of the Chancellor’s message requiring all MU classes to be held online for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester, we wanted to reach out to offer you support as you work to move your Writing Intensive classes…

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National Day on Writing 2019

The National Day on Writing (NDOW) was established by the National Council of Teachers of English nine years ago to celebrate writing and literacy. Follow the national conversation on the #WhyIWrite hashtag. Join us for a fun day to celebrate…

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Writing Intensive Guidelines Have Changed

In the 2018-2019 academic year, the Campus Writing Board worked to update the Writing Intensive (WI) course guidelines. As part of their revision process, the Board made two policy changes that have been endorsed by the Committee on Undergraduate…

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Campus Writing Program Annual Report 2018-2019

The Campus Writing Program is celebrating another great year of you, our WI faculty, who taught 350 WI courses to nearly 12,000 students in 2018-2019.  What does “Writing Intensive” mean?   This was the question that launched year’s work of the…

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2018-2019 Writing Intensive Teaching Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Writing Intensive Teaching Excellence Award Winners! Win Horner Award for Innovative Writing Intensive Teaching Deanna Sharpe, Personal Financial Planning   Writing Intensive Excellence Award Hye Jeong Choi, Health Sciences David Criger, Peace Studies Ben Herman, Science

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Developing Inclusive Approaches to Russian Civilization Courses

In our small Russian Studies program we teach a number of courses that serve the larger campus community. Two such courses make up a two-semester large-lecture Writing Intensive “Russian Civilization” sequence. I have taught both semesters of this course for…

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Campus Writing Program Annual Report 2017-2018

The Campus Writing Program is celebrating another great year of you, our WI faculty, who taught 380 WI courses in 2017-2018. Check out the year by the numbers (below) and read the full annual report here:   As one WI…

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MU Writing Intensive Instructor Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Congratulations to Dr. Smith from the Campus Writing Program.  For more information:  https://missouri.edu/news/nobel-prize-smith.php  …

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Winholtz wins Win Horner Award

Being able to explain your work is a critical skill for any engineer, and Andy Winholtz’s efforts to instill it in Mizzou engineers recently earned him the Win Horner Award for Writing Intensive Teaching.