Fall 2009 Faculty Seminar
Writing Across the Curriculum invites full and part-time faculty from across disciplines to apply to attend a new faculty development seminar for teaching reading and writing in your discipline. All attendees will receive:
- a modest stipend ($200) that can be used for travel funds
- a copy of John Bean’s Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom
- a letter of appreciation to your Department Chair and for your RTP file
Seminar participants will choose a specific course they will teach in spring 2010 and design and sequence reading and writing assignments and activities with the help of peers and the seminar facilitators. The course may be undergraduate or graduate. All seminar participants will read and discuss John Bean’s Engaging Ideas, a helpful guide for integrating reading and writing in any discipline. There will be a total of six two-hour meetings on the first and third Fridays of September, October, and November. The format of the seminar will be discussion and workshop.
Days: 1st and 3rd Fridays in September, October, and November in fall 2009
Location: University Writing Center, 128 CLV
Participants will receive a $200 stipend that can be used for travel funds.
Lunch will be served at each meeting.
To apply for a seat in the seminar, send the following materials in an email to Dan Melzer, University Reading and Writing Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Your name and department
- The course you will design/revise during the seminar
- A one-paragraph description of your philosophy of teaching reading and writing
- A one-paragraph discussion of how you are currently planning to design/revise your reading and writing assignments
Applications are due by June 1st.