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Crafting Successful Writing Assignments

Meeting Date(s):Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time:1:00pm-2:00pm
Instructor:Writing Across the Curriculum Coordinator
Audience:Faculty
Prerequisite:none
Contact Hours:1
Credit Type:

Per Adjunct Union Contract 3.G - Adjunct faculty will not be compensated for attending programs, workshops, seminars, courses or meetings to meet federal, state or grant requirements under which an adjunct provides instruction. Check with Division office for guidelines.

Adjunct faculty currently under contract will be compensated $35/contact hour up to a maximum of 11 contact hours for the academic year (fall and spring semesters combined; no summer stipends). Please note that there are some TLETC classes that are not offered for faculty credit.

Description:No matter what course we teach, the way we design our writing assignments can greatly influence the students learning experience and the work they produce. As you reflect on this semester and prepare for next semester, come discuss strategies for designing writing assignments that are clear and engaging for students and that accomplish your course goals. Please email one of your writing assignments to acash@clcillinois.edu before the workshop, so that we can learn from one anothers unique approaches.