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Incorporating Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Practices into Your Graduate Teaching

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
126 Voorhies, Please Register:
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Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) is a philosophical and pedagogical approach to teaching, and improving, writing. As graduate student instructors and teaching assistants, graduate students assign and assess a significant amount of undergraduate student writing in the university. This workshop will introduce participants to the best practices of WAC pedagogy in order to facilitate participants' use of WAS principles in designing writing assignments and in-class activities. Participants are also encourages to attend Dr. Jillian Azevedo's workshop on responding to student writing, "Providing Written Feedback on Student Assignments" in conjunction with this workshop.

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Instructor:Alison Bright
Dr. Bright earnedher Ph.D. in education from UC Santa Barbara, her MA in English from SonomaState University, and her BA in Spanish literature from UC Santa Cruz. Sheteaches a variety of upper division composition courses in the UniversityWriting Program, including writing in elementary and secondary education,business writing, writing for social justice, and writing in the healthprofessions. Her research interests include writing centers, writing tutor andteacher identity, and the preparation of writing teachers.  

Sponsored by the University Writing Program: WritingAcross the Curriculum Program and GradPathways (Graduate Studies)