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Fall 2015 Faculty Writing Intensive Workshop

August 18-19, 2015

8:30am – 3:00pm (Lunch is provided)

Old Alumni Center

Registration Deadline:  August 11, 2015

This workshop is designed to help prospective Writing Intensive Faculty learn to promote critical thinking through writing, design effective writing assignments, and provide feedback that balances content and mechanics. 


Sessions Include:

·         Assignment design

·         Courses that work

·         Transforming a conventional course to WI

·         Responding to student writing

·         The WI course application/approval process

·         Information on Writing Intensive Tutorial Services

·         Non‐traditional WI and use of technology


Fall 2015 TA Workshop (For TA’s assisting in WI Courses)

August 20, 2015

8:30am – 3:00pm (Lunch is provided)

Old Alumni Center

Registration Deadline:  August 13, 2015


Writing Intensive courses make special demands upon faculty and graduate teaching assistants.  This workshop is designed to help both WI faculty and their TAs prepare to work together in the WI classroom.  Sessions are most beneficial when faculty and TAs attend as teams but this is not required.

Sessions Include:
•Strategies for establishing grading criteria, balancing content and mechanics, evaluating writing, conferencing with students
•Ideas on defining mutually beneficial Faculty/TA working relationships
•Resource materials for WI TAs

•Interaction with TAs from a variety of disciplines
•Exercises that help faculty/TA teams establish and apply grading criteria
•$50 stipend for FIRST-TIME TA attendees


Amy, Bonnie, Jonathan & Jackie

Campus Writing Program

University of Missouri

Conley House, 602 Sanford St.

Columbia, MO  65211


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