CATL’s workshop: Teaching Writing Effectively

CATL — The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning — launches the new year with a timely and important workshop on Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 24) in the University Union. The full title is “Teaching Writing Effectively in Any Course,” and the event features UW-Green Bay faculty and staff presenters addressing best practices in the field. To pre-register, e-mail Prof. Aeron Haynie, CATL director, at

The agenda:
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. — Intro Plenary Session — Helping Students to Write Better: What the Research Says, What Our Colleagues Say, Brian Sutton

2:20 – 3 p.m. — Concurrent Sessions I:
• Using Rubrics and Models to Set Expectations and Assist in Grading, Carol Van Egeren
• Using Authentic Assignments to Promote Problem-Based Learning, David Voelker
• Bird by Bird: Breaking Writing Assignments into Smaller Steps, Rebecca Meacham
• Peer Review and Writing Conferences, Carl Battaglia

3:15 – 3:55 p.m. — Concurrent Session II:
• Meacham presentation
• Battaglia presentation
• Utlilizing on-campus Resources: The Writing Center and Cofrin Library, Brian Sutton and Joe Hardenbrook

4 – 4:40 p.m. — Concurrent Session III:
• Van Egeren presentation
• Voelker presentation
• Sutton and Hardenbrook presentation

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