The Center for Teaching and Scholarly Excellence invites all faculty to attend
ON SECOND THOUGHT: THE ART AND PRACTICE OF TEACHING STUDENT WRITERS TO REVISE
Wednesday, March 21
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
246 East Library Wing
As a follow-up to that program, Dr. Gaughan and Dr. Douglas Friedlander,Director of Writing and Assessment, will discuss long-standing debates about teaching revision: Should one aim to improve the writer or the writing? What effect does teacher commentary have on students’ efforts to revise? Attendees will analyze examples of student revisions; identify strategies for building revision into writing assignments; and review the use of word processing tools such Microsoft Word’s compare documents feature, Google Docs’ revision history, Wordle, and Juxta.
Light refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP to Jeanne Racioppi at x36221 or via e-mail by Friday, March 16.