One of the challenges in writing-intensive instruction is developing a syllabus that weaves together course content with WAC principles to improve student writing and facilitate their writing process. In this workshop, we will suggest critical elements for crafting syllabi for writing-intensive courses and consider ways to adapt assignments and course practices that help students learn to become better writers.
Requirements for Completing this Workshop Online:
- Watch the presentation above.
- Discussion (respond in a comment of 150 words or more below): What are your current course objectives and how do you use writing (low and high stakes assignments) in your classroom to achieve them?
- Portfolio Assignment: Revise three of the current course objectives on your syllabus to reflect how you use writing in the classroom.