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Writing Committee

Chair:

Beverly Chin

Meetings:

Monthly on Monday's from 10:10 -12:00 a.m. in Lo 204 (9/8, 10/6, 11/3, 12/1)

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of the Writing Committee is ongoing evaluation and assessment of the appropriateness and effectiveness of writing requirements and criteria.  The Writing Committee acts as an advocate for effective writing, proposes revisions to the requirements and criteria, and reviews writing course proposals. The Committee monitors the programs of the Writing Center and writing assessment procedures, results, and appeals. 

Review of Writing Courses

Writing Course Guidelines  / FAQs   /  Rubric used to approved Writing Courses  /  Information Literacy   /  Writing Review Master List

Deadline

Writing Course Group

Fall 2013 Humanities and Fine Arts
Oct 3, 2014 Professional Schools and Sciences
Fall 2015 Social Science
Fall 2016 (Fall 2012) Writing and Literature

Writing Resources for Faculty

Writing Center Resources for Teaching Writing

Upcoming Symposium September 19th

  • Bigger isn’t Better: Soliciting Sophisticated, Rigorous Writing through Short Assignments
  • So You Aren’t a Writing Teacher?  Stress-free Strategies for Using Writing to Help Students Learn in Any Discipline
  • Speaking the Same Language: Strategies for Responding to Writing in the Sciences and Beyond
  • Not on the Same Page?:  Defining your Assignment Expectations and Using Rubrics to Communicate Them

Videos of previous Symposium Sessions are available on the Professional Development Site.

  • How Rubrics Help Students and Teachers 
  • Providing Productive Feedback in a Reasonable Amount of Time 
  • Revision Strategies that Work