Northwestern University

Feb
11
Mon 3:00 PM

Graduate Workshop: Working With Student Writing

When: Monday, February 11, 2013
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM  

Where: 2122 Sheridan Rd, Room #250
2122 Sheridan Road  
Evanston, IL 60201 map it

Audience: Student

Contact: Tom Popelka   18474913106  

Group: Searle Graduate Events

Category: Academic

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Description:

Working With Student Writing
When: Mon 2/11, 3:00 – 5:00 PM 
Location: Searle Center Library
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In this workshop participants will discuss best practices for working with student writing. The workshop will be co-facilitated with a representative from the University Writing Center. Participants will practice grading and providing feedback on student writing, as well as strategies for using writing as a tool in the classroom.

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Workshop Facilitators:

Lisa Kelly is a 4th year PhD candidate in the Interdisciplinary PhD in Theatre and Drama program.  Her dissertation focuses on the social and political work of British actresses in the 19th century.  She is a graduate assistant at the Searle Center.  At Northwestern she has taught a freshman seminar and an upper level seminar for the theatre department and worked as a teaching assistant for the English department.  She has also taught a variety of theatre and public speaking courses at Virginia Commonwealth University.  

Desiree Weber is a 4th year in Political Science and is working on what theories of language and linguistic change reveal about how we perceive political action. She is currently a Searle Center Graduate Teaching Fellow and Teaching Consultant and has previously served as a TA Fellow for the New TA Conference. Desiree's previous TA duties have included introductory Political Theory, American Politics and International Relations courses, as well as upper-level courses in US Foreign Policy and Early Modern Political Theory. She has also taught academic debate at various institutes and enjoys getting into lively discussions about all sorts of topics!

Elizabeth Lenaghan is the Assistant Director of the Northwestern University Writing Place, and is a former Graduate Teaching Fellow at the Searle Center (Ph.D., Media, Technology, and Society, 2012).

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