Do you find writing assignments a challenge to design and time consuming to grade? Three Faculty Lunch ’n’ Learns will be presented by James Wright, MFA, a writing specialist from the UMB Writing Center and associate professor at UMB's Graduate School.
Lunch will be provided. Please bring copies of actual writing assignments you have used or graded in your classes.
How to Compose Writing Assignments
Friday, Nov. 1, noon-1 p.m., Room 730
learn how to compose writing assignments so students understand your expectations
How to Assess Writing Assignments
Thursday, Nov. 7, noon-1 p.m., Room 730
Learn how to assess writing assignments efficiently and effectively
How to Write Feedback
Friday, Nov. 15, noon-1 p.m., Room 730
Learn how to give feedback that saves you time and helps students improve their work
About the Presenter: Wright has taught English composition, English as a Second Language (ESL), literature, and creative writing in community centers, public schools, and universities in Japan, China, Malaysia, and the United States. At UMB, he works with faculty, student, and staff writers studying, teaching, and working in health and human services and focuses his research on translingual pedagogy and curriculum development, graduate-level faculty development, reflective writing practice, global and community literacies, and the politics of multilinguality.