Northwestern University

Tue 12:00 PM

Working with Student Writing

When: Tuesday, May 6, 2014
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  

Where: 627 Dartmouth Place, Searle Center Library, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Theresa J Pfister   1.847.491.3106

Group: Searle Graduate Events

Category: Academic

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Working with Student Writing

Date: Tuesday, May 6, 12:00 - 2:00 PM
Location: Searle Center Library, Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching, 627 Dartmouth Pl., Evanston


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 discuss methods of providing effective feedback on student writing, as well as strategies for using writing as a tool in the classroom.

Workshop Facilitators:

Josh Kaiser is a sixth-year student pursuing a joint law degree and Ph.D. in sociology.  His work centers on three areas of critical, sociological criminology: international atrocity crimes, corporate crime, and criminal punishment.  He has completed the Teaching Certificate Program at Northwestern and has taught or served as TA for Gender and Society; Economy and Society; Introduction to Russian Literature; Crime, Politics and Society; and the Politics of Punishment.

Elizabeth Lenaghan is the Assistant Director of the Writing Place and a Lecturer in Northwestern's Writing Program. In addition to developing writing services for graduate students at Northwestern, she has taught undergraduate and graduate writing courses for students in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, the McCormick School of Engineering, and the Feinberg School of Medicine.

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