Seminar on Writing Across the Curriculum

 

On Thursday, February 17 and Friday, February 18, 2005

Dr. Christopher Thaiss and Dr. Terry Zawacki
will visit Delta State University to offer faculty workshops

and a public keynote address on Writing Across the Curriculum

Dr. Thaiss coordinates the National Network of Writing-Across-the-Curriculum Programs
and is co-editor of the book
WAC for the New Millennium: Strategies for Continuing Programs in Writing across the Curriculum

 

Dr. Zawacki directs the George Mason University Writing Center as well as

their nationally recognized Writing Across the Curriculum program

 

Keynote Address


Dr. Thaiss and Dr. Zawacki will present a keynote address for
DSU faculty and students, secondary school teachers, and the general public:

 

Writing Well in School:
What We've Learned

From Faculty and Students


Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005
7:30 pm

Bologna Performing Arts Center

Delta & Pine Land Theater
on the DSU campus
in Cleveland, MS

 

Directions to Delta State University/Bologna Performing Arts Center


 

Writing Workshops



Dr. Thaiss and Dr. Zawacki will lead workshops

for DSU faculty on Writing Across the Curriculum

What To Do If Students "Can't" Write

Managing the Paper Load Part I:
Designing Assignments to Produce Better Writing
Managing the Paper Load Part II:
Responding Effectively and Grading Efficiently
Defining Standards for Student Writing

(Includes a Practical Exercise:
Holistic Reading of Student Papers)

Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005

1:00 pm 3:30 pm

and

Friday, Feb. 18, 2005
9:30 am
12:30 pm


 

Workshop Schedule:

Thursday, February 17, 2005

1:00 pm
  1:45 pm
Overview: What To Do If Students "Can't" Write

Delta Room
(1st Floor Ewing)

2:00 pm
  3:30 pm
Managing the Paper Load Part I:
   Designing Assignments to Produce Better Writing

Delta Room

Managing the Paper Load Part II:
   Responding Effectively & Grading Efficiently

Ewing 329

Friday, February 18, 2005

9:30 am
  11:00 am
Managing the Paper Load Part I:
   Designing Assignments to Produce Better Writing

Union 309

Managing the Paper Load Part II:
   Responding Effectively & Grading Efficiently

Union 302A

11:15 am
  12:30 pm
Concluding Workshop: Defining Standards for Student Writing
(Includes a Practical Exercise:  Holistic Reading of Papers)

Union 302A


Please attend all or any part of any workshop!

 

Links:


Keynote Address Poster

Keynote Address Program

Writing Workshops Flyer

Writing Seminar Evaluation
 

WAC Seminar Sponsors:

 

 

 

 

WAC

Standards-Based

Teacher Education

Project

Writing Across

the Curriculum

Committee

Student

Engagement

Champions