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New Learn@Lunch Session on Writing on Tuesday, October 31


Posted 10/17/2017
Submitted by Jean McGivney-Burelle
Category: Campus Announcements

The Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation (CTEI) is pleased to announce the following Learn@Lunch session on Tuesday, October 31st from 12:15-1:45. Please RSVP by sending an email to burelle@hartford.edu or ctei@hartford.edu

Beyond Hand-Wringing: How the Writing Fellows—people, resources, techniques—can help you get your students to write better!

Tuesday, October 31st 12:15p-1:45p

Woods Classroom, Harrison Libraries

William Major, Professor of English, Hillyer and Warren Goldstein, Chair of the A&S History Department and Co-Coordinator of the Writing Fellows Program, will walk participants through resources available to them via the Writing Fellows Program and Library, including online resources curated by the DTH Writing Initiative. In addition, Bill and Warren will demonstrate how to use one of those principal resources, John C. Bean's Engaging Ideas to integrate writing into any course. Finally, they will offer some simple strategies to help teachers provide genuinely effective feedback to students on their writing. (Spoiler alert: heavy markup or close editing of student writing DOES NOT WORK!  What does? Come and find out!)

Looking forward to seeing you there!