Past WIC Events

2017 Spring Lunch Series

April 14 – “High-Impact Writing Practices & Multimodal Learning”

The WIC Team introduces the ATD’s recent article on High-Impact Writing Practices, a central theme for this year’s lunch series, and explores hands-on multimodal learning.

April 21 – “From Writing Center to Writing Studio: What Faculty Need to Know”

Dennis Bennett, Director of the Writing Center, and associate panel discuss the major transition into the Writing Studio, the reasons behind the change, and what faculty need to know.

April 28 – “Cognition and Learning”

Kay Sagmiller, Center for Teaching and Learning Director, discusses connections between cognition and student learning.

May 5 – “Technology and Interactive Writing Processes”

Instructional Technology Specialist Tasha Biesinger and Information Services partner with the WIC Team to explain how to make the most of Canvas, Eli Review, and other writing technologies.


2016 WIC Workshop

May 13:  Writing and Learning in the Sciences and other STEM Fields
Dr. Chris Thaiss, Clark Kerr Presidential Chair and Professor in the University Writing Program, University of California, Davis. 
Presentation slides and handouts


2016 Spring Lunch Series

April 22:  Can We Make WIC Students Plagiarism-proof?
Tim Jensen, Sara Jameson, Celeste King, Sarah McGreevy

April 29:  Mindfulness for the Distracted Writer
Vicki Tolar Burton

May 6:  What are the Roles of Graduate Assistans in WIC Classes?
Maggie Anderson, Lauren Crandon, Monica Olvera, Tracy Ann Robinson

May 13:  Writing for Audiences in STEM and Beyond
Chris Thaiss, Clark Kerr Presidential Chair and Professor, Writing Program, University of California, Davis


Fall 2015 WIC Kick-off Lunch

Friday, October 9, noon-1 pm, Milam 215

Low-stakes Writing for Critical Thinking:  Strategies from Across the Curriculum

2015 Spring Lunch Schedule

  • April 10
    INTO Student Writers in the OSU Curriculum
    -- Erich White, Director of INTO; Phil Chambers, INTO Instructor; Galina Romantsova, Second Language Specialist, OSU Writing Center

  • April 17
    Race, Diversity, and Writing Across the OSU Curriculum
    -- Wesley Snyder, SWLF; Kristina Lum, SWLF; Corey Taylor, SWLF

  • April 24
    Adapting and Internationalizing the Writer's Personal Profile in a WIC Course
    -- Tracy Ann Robinson, Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering; André Habet, SWLF

  • May 15
    Using Canvas Tools in a Writing Intensive Course
    -- Karen Watte, ECampus; Sara Jameson, SWLF; Brooke Howland, TAC and CTL

All lunches held in Milam 215 from noon to 1:00 pm.