Upcoming Events

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:15pm
Sociology-Psychology 331
What's expected in a course coded as W (writing intensive)? How can you meet those expectations in your course? This session explores a variety of approaches to teaching a writing-intensive course-from multiple, smaller writing tasks to semester-long research projects. Topics include choosing... Read More »
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Join a discussion with Professor Leslie Schiff and Professor Julie Reynolds about their National Science Foundation-funded research into teaching in STEM disciplines. Drs. Schiff and Reynolds will discuss their collaboration on the grant, how their own research has informed their teaching, and why... Read More »
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
Perkins Library 218
Left to their own devices, students will often wait until a writing assignment is nearly due-cheating themselves out of much the learning the assignment was designed to support. This session explores a range of options for staging the writing process in ways that can maximize learning, without... Read More »
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:15pm
Sociology-Psychology 331
Many of our student writers struggle to organize their ideas and express them in a coherently structured way. Participants in this workshop will learn (and practice) approaches to helping students review and revise their writing to improve organization and make it easier for readers to see the... Read More »
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 3:00pm
Perkins Library 218
While teachers have traditionally given students feedback on their writing, advances in digital technology have made oral feedback a viable option. Giving oral feedback can be more pleasant and efficient than written feedback, and students generally respond positively to the intimacy of their... Read More »
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
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Discussion of recent or classic work of scholarship on writing pedagogy. Details TBD. Lunch provided. Capped at 12 participants. 12-1:00 in Soc/Psych 331(West Campus) Please register at: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ehbomEkC06Domqh
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 12:15pm
Sociology-Psychology 331
Grading student writing can be a frustrating and time-consuming affair. This session offers advice on approaches to grading and designing context-appropriate guidelines and rubrics. Presenter: Cary Moskovitz Lunch provided. Capped at 12 participants. 12:15-1:30 in Soc/Psych 331(West Campus)... Read More »