Session D1: Cultivating Student Writers: Best Practices for Scaffolding, Integration, Reflection, and Transfer

Session D1: Cultivating Student Writers: Best Practices for Scaffolding, Integration, Reflection, and Transfer

Time:
3:45 PM

Presented by Lauren Rinke, Sigrid Streit, and Erin Bell

This three-part panel presentation will provide an overview of the writing process, best practices for scaffolding high-stakes writing assignments, ideas for incorporating small-stakes writing assignments to encourage practice and to reinforce student skills, and considerations of using reflection and transfer to help students navigate writing in academic discourse communities. There also will be a focus on assisting students who speak in dialects or languages other than standard English. 

Session Learning Objectives: 

  1. Participants will reflect on current teaching practices for writing and how to streamline/improve them in order to enhance outcomes. 
  2. Participants will gain ideas for small and high-stakes writing assignments for pedagogical toolkits. 
  3. Participants will understand Detroit Mercy’s composition courses’ outcomes, how they fit within a students’ holistic education, and how to teach for transfer of writing skills.

 Audience: Faculty

Registration

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