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Conversations about Teaching Writing: Kick-off This Wednesday

Posted by on Monday, August 26, 2013 in News.

Join us this Wednesday at 12:10 in the Community Room of the Central Library for the kick-off event of our new series of conversations about teaching writing.

Teaching. Writing. Learning.” is a series of monthly lunchtime conversations for anyone who teaches writing at Vanderbilt to gather and discuss specific issues, hear an invited colleague briefly introduce a relevant best practice, hear a bit of about other research-based practices, share one’s own best strategies, and ask questions of all present.

These interactive, informal conversations will offer a venue for discussion, learning new approaches, and solving problems. The “Teaching. Writing. Learning.” series is sponsored by the Center for Teaching, the Writing Studio, and the Heard Library.

Jonathan Gilligan (Earth & Environmental Sciences), Emily King (English), and Richard Lloyd (Sociology) will lead the kick-off event for this series, “Starting the Conversation: A Panel on Inspiring Your Students to Write.” This conversation will take place on Wednesday, August 28 from 12:10-1pm in the Community Room of the Central Library.

For more information about the series, including the schedule for the rest of the year, visit our web page.  We look forward to discussing the craft of teaching writing with you!


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