After the Forum: What makes good writing?

If you missed the forum, check out the notes below and/or the video of the roundtable discussion at Good writing is aware writing. Good writing recognizes a sense of context, audience, and based on disciplines. It’s rhetorically savvy. Points of view Literature and composition faculty focused on issue of critical thinking, evidence of learning, and voice.

Upcoming Teaching Forum

Autumn Nov 16 – What does good student writing look like? Margaret Lundberg, Nicole Blair, Caitlin Carle, Alison Walker-Stromdahl, & Leanne Laux-Bachand Dec 7 –  Designing high-impact resource-based assignments Kathleen “Katie” Monks & TBD Winter Jan 11 – How to effectively incorporate and use streaming media in teaching? Justin Wadland & TBD Feb 8 – Diversity and the

What does good student writing look like?

Monday, Nov 16, 2015 4-5pm TLC (UWT Library SNO) Facilitators: Margaret Lundberg, Nicole Blair, Caitlin Carle, Alison Walker-Stromdahl, & Leanne Laux-Bachand What does good student writing look like?  Is there a checklist which, like some Platonic Ideal, student writing must fulfill to be considered “good?” Or is it more like pornography—something we can’t quite define, but

Return of the Teaching Forum

The Teaching Forum is returning again this year! A couple of topics have been proposed, such as “Diversity and the creation of safe spaces in the UWT classroom,” but our meeting time has not been set.  The Teaching Forum is a roundtable series that was created to foster conversations about teaching and learning across campus. Topics for

After the Forum – Work Smarter, Not Harder

This final forum of the academic year was facilitated by Bonnie Becker. If you missed the forum, you can catch it on Tegrity or review the Power Point Work smarter, not harder. She started by asking “What’s your problem?”, or what gets in the way of you getting things done. The group answers included: Scheduling Balancing

Forum – Work smarter, not harder

Join us for the Teaching Forum! Work smarter, not harder: Using technology to be a more productive teacher Thursday, June 5 12:30 to 1:20 FRC –>WG 208 Facilitator: Bonnie Becker (IAS) Many of our daily activities as faculty, such as mentoring students, designing curriculum, and even grading, directly benefit student learning. But we all are managing a

After the Forum – Open Access to Student Research

If you missed the forum, you can view Justin’s Presentation on Open Access Student Research and catch the podcast on Tegrity. Below are notes taken during the Forum. Facilitator Justin Wadland spoke about Open Access, what it means for teaching and learning, and introduced the UWT Digital Commons. DC is a partnership between the library and