Events

Fall 2018 Faculty Writing Intensive Workshop

222 Townsend Hall

The Faculty Writing Intensive workshop is designed to help prospective Writing Intensive Faculty learn to promote critical thinking through writing, design effective writing assignments, and provide feedback that balances content and mechanics.

Teaching ESL Writers in Your Undergraduate Classroom

101 Tate Hall

This workshop is designed for MU faculty who teach ESL writers in the undergraduate classroom. Sessions will include: Introduction to Teaching ESL Grading and Responding to ESL Student Writing Plagiarism in an International Context.

Fall 2018 TA Writing Intensive Workshop - THURSDAY AFTERNOON!

101 Tate Hall

NEW! You can now choose a morning or afternoon session of this workshop on Friday August 17th or an afternoon session on Thursday August 16th! Please only register for one session. Writing Intensive courses make special demands upon faculty and graduate teaching assistants. This workshop is designed to help TAs prepare to work in the WI classroom. Sessions are most beneficial when faculty and TAs attend as teams (though not required.)

Fall 2018 TA Writing Intensive Workshop - Morning Session

222 Townsend Hall

NEW! You can now choose a morning or afternoon session of this workshop. Please only register for one session. Writing Intensive courses make special demands upon faculty and graduate teaching assistants. This workshop is designed to help TAs prepare to work in the WI classroom.

Fall 2018 TA Writing Intensive Workshop - Afternoon Session

222 Townsend Hall

NEW! You can now choose a morning or afternoon session of this workshop. Please only register for one session. Writing Intensive courses make special demands upon faculty and graduate teaching assistants. This workshop is designed to help TAs prepare to work in the WI classroom.

Note-taking and Reading Across the Curriculum

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

In this workshop, we will look at reading approaches and notetaking options to engage students in reading for deeper learning of course content.

Faculty Writing Retreat

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

Join us for a writing retreat held in the historic Conley House on the MU Campus.

ESL Writers Workshop

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

This workshop will focus on how to help English Language Learners to get started on writing and understanding the form of scientific and non-scientific writing.

Scaffolding Peer Review/Revision

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

In this workshop, we will begin with a discussion of the theoretical foundation and challenges of peer review in the undergraduate classroom. The bulk of the workshop will be spent experiencing three practical strategies for teaching revision with minimal class time commitment.

ESL Writers Workshop

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

This workshop will focus on organization and structure of a research paper.

Faculty Writing Retreat

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

Join us for a writing retreat held in the historic Conley House on the MU Campus.

Managing Grading Load

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

In this workshop, we will discuss the challenges of grading in the WI classroom and explore a few strategies to provide useful student feedback without reading—or fretting over—every sentence of a student composition.

Faculty Writing Retreat

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

Join us for a writing retreat held in the historic Conley House on the MU Campus.

ESL Writers Workshop

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

This workshop will focus on paragraph writing in a research paper.

Faculty Writing Retreat

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

Join us for a writing retreat held in the historic Conley House on the MU Campus.

Faculty Writing Retreat

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

Join us for a writing retreat held in the historic Conley House on the MU Campus.

The Philosophy and Implementation of Rubrics in WI Courses

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

In this workshop, Dr. Martha Kelly will begin with a discussion of the benefits and drawbacks of rubric use in the WI classroom.

ESL Writers Workshop: Giving and Receiving Feedback

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

This workshop will practice how to provide a useful peer review and then how to use peer review to plan for revision.

Writing Assessment Using Canvas

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

In this workshop, we will explore the various features for providing feedback on writing assignments in Canvas, including how to connect rubrics to learning objectives within Canvas, how to use Speed-grader tools to create various types of marginal comments, and how to manage group writing assignments.

Faculty Writing Retreat

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

Join us for a writing retreat held in the historic Conley House on the MU Campus.

ESL Writers Workshop: Revision

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

This workshop will look at revision strategies used to alter a paper or research.

Scholarly Approaches to Writing Intensive Teaching

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

Over the years, several WI faculty have designed classroom-based studies to better understand student learning and thus to guide instructional decisions. In this workshop, we will share the results from some of these studies and examine avenues to pursue scholarship of teaching and learning, including publication and presentation opportunities.

Faculty Writing Retreat

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

Join us for a writing retreat held in the historic Conley House on the MU Campus.

ESL Writers Workshop: Editing

Conley House - 602 Sanford Street

This workshop will look at final touches of writing that includes grammar, punctuation, citation styles, and other mechanics of writing. We will include purposes of correct citations and how to avoid plagiarism.