Faculty Development Workshops

Responding Efficiently and Effectively to Student Writing

Friday, September 20, 2013

12-1pm

Joe Crowley Student Union Room 323

In collaboration with the University Writing Center, the Office of the Provost is offering a brown-bag lunch discussion focused on responding to student writing. Discussion will focus on identifying response priorities, balancing quality/quantity in responses to student writing, directing responses toward specific outcomes, and helping students to develop as readers and writers (and revisers, where applicable). Other possible topics can include rubrics, video/audio responses, conferencing, and portfolio review, with time for questions from participants. Bring your lunch! Beverages and dessert will be provided. Please rsvp by phone: 784-1740 or e-mail: kkoester@unr.edu

Productive and Efficient Evaluation of Student Writing

Friday, October 18, 2013

12-1pm

Joe Crowley Student Union Room 323

In collaboration with the University Writing Center, the Office of the Provost is offering a brown-bag lunch discussion focused on evaluating student writing. Discussion will focus on identifying grading priorities, balancing quality/quantity of responses in evaluation, weighing editorial and global feedback for students, and helping students to see evaluation as a means rather than an end, with time for questions from participants. Bring your lunch!  Beverages and dessert will be provided. Please rsvp by phone: 784-1740 or e-mail: kkoester@unr.edu.

Designing Writing Assignments that Get You What You Want!

Friday, November 1, 2013

12-1pm

Joe Crowley Student Union Room 323

In collaboration with the University Writing Center, the Office of the Provost is offering a brown-bag lunch discussion focused on designing effective writing assignments. Discussion will focus on building and disseminating writing assignments that work. Further discussion will focus on timing, peer response, and writing process, with time for questions from participants. Bring your lunch! Beverages and dessert will be provided. Please rsvp by phone: 784-1740 or e-mail: kkoester@unr.edu.

Faculty Writing Retreat

Friday, November 8, 2013

3-5pm

MIKC Keyser Conference Room (404)

Do you have a project waiting to be started? Something started and waiting to be continued? Something needing only the finishing touches? Come to the FWR and get some good work done. The FWR series will continue this year with several new options, including this Friday afternoon session. The focus and purpose of the FWR is simple: provide dedicated time for faculty writing. This particular session will precede a three-day weekend, a great time to get something moving. Beverages will be available. Seating is limited and first come, first served. Please contact Bill Macauley to reserve a seat.

Faculty Writing Retreat

Friday, January 10, 2014

9am-4pm

MIKC Keyser Conference Room (404)

Didn’t get as far as you wanted with your writing in the fall? Is there an idea you are eager to develop? Come to the FWR and get some good work done. The FWR series will continue this year with several new options, one of which is this January workshop. The focus and purpose of the FWR are simple: provide dedicated time for faculty writing. This particular session will help to get a project moving forward before the semester begins. Lunch will be provided. Seating is limited and first come, first served. Please contact Bill Macauley to reserve a seat.

Faculty Writing Retreat

Monday, March 17, 2014

9am-4pm

MIKC Keyser Conference Room (404)

Spring is a time of new beginnings, of rejuvenation, or fresh starts. What would you like to begin? Renew? Revitalize? Come to the FWR and get some good work done. The FWR series will continue this year with several new options, including this pre-spring break session. The focus and purpose of the FWR is simple: provide dedicated time for faculty writing. This particular session will kick-off spring break, a great time to get something moving. Lunch will be available. Seating is limited and first come, first served. Please contact Bill Macauley to reserve a seat.

Faculty Writing Retreat

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

9am-4pm

MIKC Keyser Conference Room (404)

Didn’t get as far as you wanted with your writing this year? Eager to get a head start on a summer project? Come to the FWR and get some good work done. The focus and purpose of the FWR is simple: provide dedicated time for faculty writing. This particular session will help to get a project moving forward, right after spring grades are turned in. Lunch will be provided. Seating is limited and first come, first served. Please contact Bill Macauley to reserve a seat.

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