Autumn Teaching through Writing seminar

Are you looking for a supportive space to reimagine or develop a course writing assignment? Are you looking to adapt your assignments for hybrid or remote teaching?

We know that instructors are often negotiating time and various responsibilities throughout the semester. This three hour a week commitment — divided between asynchronous individual work and a 1 ½ hour synchronous collaboration with the Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) team and fellow participants — over four sessions affords several opportunities to:

  • (Re)design an inclusive writing assignment and assessment plan;
  • Engage with instructors of writing from across the disciplines
  • Explore pedagogical approaches concerning transparency, inclusivity, and access;
  • Receive and provide feedback at various stages of the drafting process;

Join us for a WAC seminar, “Teaching through Writing,” and you’ll walk away with a new or redesigned assignment, new connections with colleagues and an endorsement from the Drake Institute to put on your CV. Eligible faculty can also use this endorsement as part of the Drake's Institute's Instructional Redesign program.

The seminar will run the weeks of October 20th, October 27th, November 10th and November 17th, including asynchronous resources and tasks the WAC team will share with participants to do before synchronous Zoom meetings on those Tuesdays from 10 a.m-11:30 a.m. You will have an opportunity to work with other participating colleagues to share ideas and offer feedback.

Register here.