The Writing Studio’s Fall 2020 Teaching Writing Workshop Series
Below you will find more information about Responding to Student Writing as well as other upcoming workshops. Workshop details are also available online. All Fall 2020 workshops will take place virtually. A Zoom meeting link will be shared with registrants prior to each workshop date.
Workshops will be facilitated by Dr. Megan Minarich, Assistant Director, Vanderbilt Writing Studio & Tutoring Services. Questions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Responding to Student Writing
Thursday 17 September | 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Zoom
In this workshop, participants will explore some best practices for responding to their students?writing. We will discuss effective and generative ways of providing feedback through in-person or virtual conferences as well as through written feedback.
Fostering Writing and Collaboration in the (Virtual) Classroom
Monday 26 October | 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Zoom
This workshop stems from the theories and practices of active and collaborative learning. Participants will learn about and practice techniques they can employ in their own classrooms to get students brainstorming, writing, revising, and working together on both individual and collaborative projects.
Scaffolding Writing Across the Semester
Tuesday 8 December | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Zoom
Participants will learn how to use backward design to scaffold writing projects and assignments throughout the semester. In preparation for Spring 2021, they will also have the opportunity to workshop syllabi for courses with writing components. Participants should bring a draft of a spring course syllabus or another syllabus they wish to redesign.
To register, visit vanderbilt.edu/writing/faculty.