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Workshop Schedule

Spring 2014

Introduction to Writing To Learn (in HUB Conemaugh Room)
February 4, 11:00–11:50 a.m.  or  February 5, 9:05–9:55 a.m.

In this workshop, we'll talk about how to implement basic writing-to-learn pedagogies into any classroom.

Approaching Plagiarism Positively (in HUB Conemaugh Room)
March 11, 9:30–10:25 a.m.  or  March 12, 1:25–2:15 p.m.

In this workshop, we'll talk about how to motivate students not to plagiarize using positive (rather than punitive) means.

Fall 2013

Creating Effective Writing Assignments: 112 Leonard Hall
Wednesday, October 2, 10:10–11:00 a.m. or Tuesday, October 8, 2:00–2:50 p.m.

If your students seem to struggle with writing assignments and you want to help them succeed, then come to this workshop.  We’ll talk about how to:

  • Craft assignments so you get what you want from your students
  • Help your students better understand your assignments
  • Learn how to prevent plagiarism
  • Create assignments that are interesting for your students to write, and interesting for you to read!

Strategies for Efficiently Grading Student Writing: 112 Leonard Hall
Wednesday, November 20, 11:15 a.m.–12:05 p.m. or Thursday, November 21, 12:30–1:20 p.m.

If you want to assign more writing but aren’t sure how you’ll have time to grade it, then this workshop is for you.  We’ll talk about:

  • Ungraded writing
  • Random grading
  • Rubrics and other types of feedback
  • Efficient methods of response
  • Writing Across the Curriculum
  • Leonard Hall, Room 209C
    421 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2267