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Faculty Workshop: Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC)

Time: August 19, 2019 - August 21, 2019

This workshop is for all faculty who need to be certified to teach Writing Intensive Courses, and for those who wish to brush up on their skills in this area.

There will be a speaker on Monday and no afternoon session. Workshops will be held all day on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Monday, Aug. 19

“Threshold Concepts: Writing, Reading, Thinking” 
Linda Adler-Kassner, UCSB
9 a.m. to noon – Todd Wehr Center, Jockey Room B
(Please bring a sample of what you consider to be good student writing to the workshop. You’ll work with just a couple of paragraphs of this text. See more below.)

Tuesday, Aug. 20

“Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC), and Using WAC Principles in the Classroom”
Shannon Brennan
9 a.m. to noon – Clausen 107

“Me? Teach Writing?”
Jean Preston
1 to 4 p.m. – Clausen 107

Wednesday, Aug. 21

“Designing and Scaffolding Effective Assignments”
Shannon Brennan
9 a.m. to noon – Clausen 107

“Giving Quality Feedback on Student Papers”
David Steege
1 to 3 p.m. – Clausen 107

“Reflection and Implementation: Designing a Writing Intensive Course”
Shannon Brennan
3:15 to 4:30 p.m. – Clausen 107