Thank you to everyone to attended the Town Hall meeting on Friday! We had a great discussion, and we hope that the question-and-answer format helped everyone get a better idea of how next year’s assessment will work.
If you have additional questions or suggestions, please fill out our Town Hall Assessment Questions form via GoogleDocs.
A little bird told me…
On Friday, March 29 @ 4p.m. in STV 133, there will be a special “town hall” meeting for all WP instructors. The topic of discussion will be the upcoming fall 2013 ENG 145 & 145.13 assessment, as well as the spring 2014 ENG 101 assessment.
For those who cannot attend in person, Ryan will set up a Google Hangout session. Please contact him at for more information: Ryan Edel.
There will be delicious treats available as well.
(Image taken from http://sweetclipart.com/cute-bird-line-art-17.)
Tonight we’ll be hosting our first-annual Spring Colloquium. So please feel free to stop in, enjoy some light refreshments, and hear some really interesting presentations on the nature of writing research.
Click “Read More” below to view the abstracts for tonight’s presentations by Abbie O’Ryan, Hilary Selznick, Lisa Phillips, and Evan Nave.
Come join Kayla Bruce and Laurenn Jarema on Wednesday, February 20 @ noon in STV 133 as they facilitate a discussion about preliminary assessment. Kayla and Laurenn presented about this topic during the Spring Summit, and they will provide a “follow up” about how this type of assessment worked in ENG 101 at the beginning of this semester.
Bring a lunch, and enjoy drinks and desserts, courtesy of the Writing Program. We hope to see you there!
Yes, we’ve all heard the complaint: my students don’t know how to send an e-mail. It’s just like those complaints from professors who say they’re students don’t know how to write – it’s less an issue of “skill” and more an issue of genre awareness. Here are some ways to help: