Teaching. Writing. Learning. Conversations on Teaching Writing
Teaching. Writing. Learning. Institute: 21st-Century Approaches & Assignments
Friday, September 12, 2014
(limited to 25 participants)
Registration closes on August 25, and participants will be notified by email that day.
A day-long workshop on developing writing assignments that engage students in challenging and meaningful ways
- An introduction to learning how cognitive science, technology, and theory affect writing pedagogy
- Writing assignments that integrate media such as video, still photography, and audio (multimodal assignments)
For additional info, contact Elizabeth Covington.
Teaching. Writing. Learning. is a campus collaboration of the Center for Teaching, the Writing Studio, the Jean & Alexander Heard Library, the English Language Center, and the Curb Center to sponsor resourceful experiences for anyone who teaches writing at Vanderbilt.
In 2013-14, we sponsored a series of conversations. (See list below.)
In 2014-15, we’re holding a day-long workshop in September. See above for details.
Starting the Conversation: A Panel on Inspiring Your Students to Write
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Guest Presenters: Jonathan Gilligan (Earth & Environmental Sciences), Emily King (English), Richard Lloyd (Sociology)
Managing the Paper Load: Grading Writing Efficiently and Effectively
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Opening Guest Presenter: Scott Juengel (English)
Writing and the Masses: Writing in Large Lecture Courses
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Opening Guest Presenter: James Fraser (Human & Organizational Development/HOD)
Fear, Tired, Dread, Excited: Student Feelings and the Research Assignment
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Opening Guest Presenter: Melinda Brown (Heard Library)
Writing as Discovery: Using Low-Stakes Writing to Help Students Learn
Tuesday, January 21
Opening Guest Presenter: Amanda Benson (Biological Sciences)
Resources mentioned and shared at the conversations will be available on the “Teaching. Writing. Learning.” Research Guide, from the Jean & Alexander Heard Library (pictured right).