The Liberal Studies Office is sponsoring the annual Teaching of
Writing Workshop on May 16 and 17, 2018, in the Humanities building, room 307, for IUP faculty and teaching assistants. Participants will enjoy a continental breakfast each morning and
delicious lunches each day. Breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. The
workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m and end at 4:00 p.m. on both
Attendance at a writing
workshop is one of the requirements for a Type I Writing Professor
designation. Faculty in departments that are developing writing
plans are encouraged to attend.
The two-day workshop is co-led by Bryna Siegel Finer,
director of Writing Across the Curriculum, and Edel Reilly, director of
Liberal Studies and professor of Mathematics. It also features Ben
Rafoth, director of the Kathleen Jones Writing Center. It’s fully
interactive—we do a lot of writing.
Time is spent talking together
We practice strategies
individually, in small groups, and as a whole (which is anywhere from
about 10–20 people from disciplines across the university), and you
leave with assignments, activities, and other things to do in your
classes. Plus, there’s great food, good conversation, and you meet a
community of faculty from across the university who are also interested
in integrating writing more effectively into their classrooms.
Here’s what last year’s attendees said in anonymous evaluations:
You may register for the workshop online.
Registration deadline: Wednesday, May 9, at noon.