Helping Students Write Their Way into Disciplinary Knowledge: Principles of Smart Teaching
The Judith Anderson Herbert Writing Center invites you to a workshop for GTA, lecturer, and professorial faculty across the disciplines who assign writing in their courses. The session is especially appropriate for instructors of “WC” Written Communication courses.
Date: March 5, 2020
Time: 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Location: Student Union 262C
Lunch will be provided, and all participants will receive a copy of How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching, by Susan Ambrose et al., plus a $100 stipend for completing the workshop deliverable.
We will discuss research-based principles of learning, focusing on types of knowledge, the role of prior knowledge, and feedback and practice. Participants will draft a "learning principles pledge" to apply to their own course and assignment designs.
Please complete the form below by February 27 to RSVP for the workshop.
Space is limited to 30 participants.
with any questions.
Herbert College of Agriculture
Architecture and Design
Arts and Sciences
Haslam College of Business
Communication and Information
Education, Health, and Human Sciences
Tickle College of Engineering
Department, area, program, or unit
Your campus delivery address. (We will try to deliver the complimentary book, How Learning Works, before the workshop.)
Please indicate any dietary or allergy accommodations.
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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