Department of Writing and Rhetoric

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Fall 2017 Orientation Schedule

Department of Writing and Rhetoric: Fall 2017 Teacher Orientation |
Wednesday, August 16 | Sign-in opens 7:30am, 3rd Floor Lobby, Lamar Hall

7:30am3rd Floor Lobby/Lamar 323
Registration Open in Lobby and Breakfast Available in the Conference Room
8:00amLamar 327
Convocation:Welcome from DWR Chair Bob Cummings, announcements as needed by DWR administration and faculty
8:30amLamar 327Lamar 326Writing Center Lamar 310
WRIT 100/101 with Karen Forgette and Guy Krueger lead this mandatory session for all Writing 100/101 faculty (including FASTtrack) focusing on the new textbook 10 Core ConceptsLIBA/WRIT 102 with Wendy Goldberg & Angela Green for WRIT/LIBA 102 facultyWRIT 250 with Karla Lyles for WRIT 250 facultyNorming Assessments in Launch Pad: Using the Launch Pad Template for Speech faculty
9:30amLamar 327
Managing Special Needs: Teaching International Students & Students with Disabilities; Respecting Title IX Requirements with Whitney Sarver, Dinorah Sapp, Stacey Reycraft, and Honey Ussery
10:30amLamar 310Lamar 315Lamar 320Lamar 321Lamar 206Lamar 404
Working in Blackboard with Shanna FlaschkaKickstarting Discussion and Navigating Difficult Subjects with Sarah Wilson and Jenny JacksonStrategic Planning with Bob CummingsTeaching Primary Research with Kerry BowersEffective Grading (That Won't Wear You Out) with Chad Russell"Pitching" Peer Review: A New Spin on Using Peer Review Activities Throughout the Writing Process with Rachel Johnson and Gretchen Bunde
11:30amLamar 323 - Writing & Rhetoric Conference Room
Lunch
12:30pmLamar 327 Lamar 310
Giving Effective Student Feedback with Guy Krueger & Wendy Goldberg. This interactive session will focus on crafting responsive feedback to students. Methods for Effective Feedback for Speech faculty
2:00pmLamar 327
Emergency Procedures: Sheltering in Place, Active Shooter, and the LiveSafe App
3:00pmLamar 310Lamar 315Lamar 320Lamar 321Writing CenterLamar 404
Academic Reflection: Using the CommonPlace Book in the Classroom with Jenny Bucksbarg & Amber Nichols-BuckleyGraduate Student Instructor Meet & Greet (for returning and new GSIs; this session focuses on GSI-specific questions and concerns)Student Conferencing: Getting the Most from Online Student Conferences with Keith & Sheena BoranTeaching Circle Leaders with Angela GreenGaming in the Comp Classroom: Using CompQuest to Teach Writing with Colleen ThorndikeStrategic Planning with Bob Cummings
3:45-4:45Lamar 310Lamar 315Lamar 320Lamar 321Lamar 323Lamar 404
Teaching Circle 1Teaching Circle 2Teaching Circle 3Teaching Circle 4Teaching Circle 5Teaching Circle 6
Lamar 406Lamar 407Lamar 411Lamar 413WC Yellow RoomWC Red Room
Teaching Circle 7Teaching Circle 8Teaching Circle 9Teaching Circle 10Speech Teaching CircleOnline Teaching Circle
WC Blue RoomWC Green Room
Graduate Teaching CircleGraduate Teaching Circle
*You can sign up for your teaching circle on the forms by the registration table

Additional sessions of the workshops are available on Thursday and Friday.

Thursday Workshops

8:30amLamar 310Lamar 315Lamar 320
Working in Blackboard with Shanna FlaschkaAcademic Reflection: Using the CommonPlace Book in the Classroom with Colleen ThorndikeImplementing Effective Student Conferencing with Chip Dunkin, Whit Hubbard, & Alison Hitch
10:30amLamar 310Lamar 315Lamar 320Lamar 323
Using 10 Core Concepts with Guy KruegerTeaching Primary Research with Kerry Bowers"Pitching" Peer Review: A New Spin on Using Peer Review Activities Throughout the Writing Process with Rachel Johnson & Gretchen BundeTeaching/Managing Group Project with Karla Lyles & Shirley Gray
1:30pmLamar 310Lamar 315Lamar 320
Kickstarting Discussion and Navigating Difficult Subjects with Sarah Wilson & Jenny JacksonGaming in the Comp Classroom: Using CompQuest to Teach Writing with Colleen ThorndikeTeaching in the Professional Writing Minor with Alice Myatt
3:30pmLamar 310Lamar 315Lamar 206
Implementing Small Group Instructional Diagnosis with Angela GreenPlanning and Teaching Multimodal Projectswith Andrew DavisEffective Grading (That Won't Wear You Out) with Chad Russell

Friday Workshops

8:30amLamar 310Lamar 315Lamar 320Lamar 323
Working in Blackboard with Shanna FlaschkaAcademic Reflection: Using the CommonPlace Book in the Classroom with Jenny Bucksbarg & Amber Nichols-BuckleyImplementing Effective Student Conferencing with Chip Dunkin, Whit Hubbard, & Alison HitchPlanning and Teaching Multimodal Projects with Andrew Davis
10:30amLamar 310Lamar 315Lamar 320Lamar 323
Teaching Primary Research with Kerry Bowers"Pitching" Peer Review: A New Spin on Using Peer Review Activities Throughout the Writing Process with Rachel Johnson & Gretchen BundeKickstarting Discussion and Navigating Difficult Subjects with Sarah Wilson & Jenny JacksonGaming in the Comp Classroom: Using CompQuest to Teach Writing with Colleen Thorndike
1:30pmLamar 310Lamar 315Lamar 206Lamar 320
Teaching in the Professional Writing Minor with Alice MyattImplementing Small Group Instructional Diagnosis with Angela GreenEffective Grading (That Won't Wear You Out) with Chad RussellUsing 10 Core Concepts with Guy Krueger