Writing-in-the-Disciplines Saturday Workshop
Writing in the Disciplines (WID) is a pedagogical approach that helps students develop and master the writing skills necessary within a given discipline while continuing the strengthen their overall writing abilities.
WID is one aspect of the Writing Across the Curriculum that is particularly well suited for content-specific classes. In terms of our new core curriculum, WID can work in both the Exploration courses and the 3000-level XCOR courses. In the Explorations courses, students who have learned the skills of academic writing in their first-year writing classes can be introduced into some of the more challenging aspects of writing within your discipline. At the XCOR 3000-level, students can further explore the complexities of thinking and writing within that discipline.
During this half-day workshop, Xavier faculty will learn about best practices for teaching discipline-specific writing, will explore the diversity of writing tasks expected of students in different disciplines, and will begin to develop/adapt a major writing assignment to help students learn these skills.
* Lunch will be provided.
* The workshop will be limited to 9 faculty members.
* Each participant will be compensated $250 following completion of the workshop.
- Led by: Dr. Jason Todd (English/CAT+FD)
- Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
- Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
- Sponsor: CCE
- More info: http://www.xula.edu/cas/documents/Writing-in-the-DisciplinesWorkshopCFP.pdf
To register: Submit a completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org