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Faculty Research Series: Writing A Bit More, Worrying A Bit Less

Paul Silvia, UNCG Professor of Psychology, and author of How to Write A Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing, discussed how to write efficiently during the regular work week, and how to effectively submit/resubmit journal articles. 3/10/17.

Co-sponsored by World Languages and Cultures and the Center for Writing Excellence. 

Engaging teachers as readers: Responding to student writing Guest Workshop

Deb Reisinger and Jennifer Ahern-Dodson, from Duke University, discussed how responding to student writing is often one of the most time consuming parts of teaching a writing course. Participants learned strategies for reflecting critically on their own feedback on student writing, and drafted a plan for aligning their preferred responding style with course assignments and practices. 9/22/16.

Co-sponsored by The Center for Advancement of Teaching and Learning and the Center for Writing Excellence.

Re-visioning Writing as Textual Thinking

Hiram Maxim, Emory University Professor, Professor and Chair in the German Studies Department, Director of the Emory College Language Center, and a Core Faculty Member in the Linguistics Program, visited Elon University to lead a timely discussion on writing and critical thinking. 3/10/14.

Co-sponsored by World Languages and Cultures and the Center for Writing Excellence.