Jan
26

Date: Thursday, Jan 26, 2017

Time: 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Add to CalendarDesign Writing Assignments that You Actually Want to Read!01/26/2017 03:00 PM01/26/2017 04:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverWe all recognize the importance of improving our students’ writing, but it can be hard to focus on this goal when they seem to lack so many of the basic skills required to produce university-level work. The good news is that a more strategic approach to assignment design can produce a workable plan that improves student writing without sacrificing your sanity. This short workshop will focus on how to frame assignments for the kinds of thinking you want your students to be doing—and for the kind of marking you’ll find less of a chore.Audience | VIU Campus CommunityDate | Thursday, January 26Time | 3:00 - 4:00 pmLocation | Nanaimo Campus Library Building 305, Room 444Registration | InVIU Direct LinkQuestions | Tine.Reimers@viu.ca | Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Specialistfalse

We all recognize the importance of improving our students’ writing, but it can be hard to focus on this goal when they seem to lack so many of the basic skills required to produce university-level work. The good news is that a more strategic approach to assignment design can produce a workable plan that improves student writing without sacrificing your sanity. This short workshop will focus on how to frame assignments for the kinds of thinking you want your students to be doing—and for the kind of marking you’ll find less of a chore.

Audience | VIU Campus Community

Date | Thursday, January 26

Time | 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Location | Nanaimo Campus Library Building 305, Room 444

Registration | InVIU Direct Link

Questions | Tine.Reimers@viu.ca | Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Specialist

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