Event Handouts

WIC Spring Lunch: "From Writing Center to Writing Studio: What Faculty Need to Know"
April 21, 2017

Introducing the Undergrad Writing Studio
Presented by a panel led by Dennis Bennett, Director of the Writing Center

WIC Spring Lunch: High-Impact Writing Practices and Multimodal Learning
April 14, 2017

Constructs for Effective Writing Practices and Deep Approaches to Learning Scales and Items
Adapted from the article “How to Create High-Impact Writing Assignments that Enhance Learning and Development and Reinvigorate WAC/WID Programs: What Almost 72,000 Undergraduates Taught Us,” published in Across the Discipline, reputable journal for writing across the curriculum scholarship.

Zine Activity Introduction and Instructions
Presented by Vicki Tolar Burton, WIC Director; and Claire Roth, WIC GTA


WIC Fall Kick-Off Lunch
October 7, 2016

Helping Students Read Difficult Texts:  The Reading-Writing Connection
Presented by Vicki Tolar Burton, WIC Director; and Claire Roth, WIC GTA

WIC Workshop:  Writing and Learning in the Sciences and other STEM Fields 
May 13, 2016

Presented by Dr. Chris Thaiss, Clark Kerr Presidential Chair and Professor in the University Writing Program, UC Davis

WIC Spring Lunch:  Can We Make Students Plagiarism-Proof?
April 22, 2016

Plagiarism Guidelines for WR 121 Instructors

Initial Research Integration
Annotated Bibliography
Presented by Tim Jensen, SWLF

Can We Make WIC Students Plagiarism-Proof?
Presented by Sara Jameson, SWLF

Teaching WIC Online

Peer Review

Curiosity Based Learning

Cultural Rhetoric in the Writing Classroom

Helping Students Make Sense of Fair Use

Teaching Science and Professional Writing: An Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion

Web and Document Accessibility Techniques

Let's Talk about Clarity!

  • Zach Pajak, WIC Assistant Coordinator, & Allen Sprague, WIC GTA
    Handout "Let's Talk about Clarity!"

Technology and Teaching Writing

  • Jeff Breitenfeldt, English GTA, WIC Intern 
    Handout "Virtual Office Hours"

    Handout "Introducing a Class Blog"

  • Sara Jameson, English 
    "Hybridizing: Adding Online Components to your Courses"

  • Jon Dorbolo, Technology Across the Curriculum 
     "Philosophical Interviews for e-Campus Assignments"

Teaching Strategies

  • Tara Williams, English 
    "Prewriting: Getting Students Started"

  • Jon Dorbolo, Technology Across the Curriculum 
     "Educational Blogging"

  • Vicki Tolar Burton, WIC Director 
     "Improving Graduate Student Writing"

Departments Assessing Writing: Portfolios, Rubrics & Surveys

  • Dan Edge, Fisheries and Wildlife 
     "Learning Outcomes Assessment Plan"

  • Becky Warner, Sociology 
     "Department of Sociology Assessment: Theory Rubric"

  • Kevin Boston, Forest Engineering 
     "Creating Portfolios to Meet Assessment Requirements"

Students Self-Assessing and Setting Goals

  • Tracy Ann Robinson, MIME Corporate Relations 
    "The Writer's Personal Profile"