Write Better Writing Assignments: Faculty Best Practices — Janet Lively/Judy Chu
Do your writing assignments seem overly confusing to students? Are you disappointed in the writing your students submit? Do you want to adjust your assignment but don’t know where to start? This is the workshop for you! Communications Faculty Judy Chu (also WRC Director) and Janet Lively (also Technical Writing Instructor) share basic principles and strategies for developing writing assignments that will lower the anxiety level for students and help them better fulfill learning expectations in all disciplines. Our session offers simple tips for improving your assignments prompts and shares examples of best practices gleaned from faculty teaching across the college curriculum. Bring an idea for a new writing assignment or a current writing assignment you'd like to work on.