The Writing Pedagogy Learning Community provides instructors across disciplines with training in effective writing pedagogy. Participants will explore research-based best practices for designing writing assignments and activities to promote learning in their classes. Additional takeaways include strategies for responding to student writing, tactics for facilitating writing workshops, and a “teaching writing” tool kit. This learning community draws from the Writing-Across-the-Curriculum / Writing-in-the-Disciplines (WAC/WID) movement in higher education.
Activities and discussions are built around John Bean’s Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom.
The Writing Pedagogy LC is open to all faculty and graduate students. Full-time faculty who participate will be eligible to develop a course for possible inclusion in the LAC’s upper-division written communication option (CO-3).
Participants are asked to attend all meetings and participate in ongoing evaluation. This learning community begins in January with asynchronous material and meets twice each month on Zoom from February – April.
Full-time faculty interested in developing CO-3 courses for possible inclusion in the LAC’s upper-division written communication option must complete 90% of the LC’s content.
CETL will provide each participant with a person copy of the book Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom.
The Spring 2022 cohort has been postponed. Information about the next cohort will be shared in late spring.
For information about the LAC CO-3 category contact Dr. Tara Wood