Teaching Writing Intensive Courses

  • Tom Polk George Mason University
  • Kelly Purtell George Mason University

Abstract

Location: Dewberry Hall

Abstract: 

Faculty who design and teach writing-intensive courses (WI) often ask writing specialists a number of questions about writing pedagogy. In this poster presentation, we attempt to address one of the most frequently asked questions: how do I design an effective writing assignment? Drawing on recent research on assignment design, we will showcase the major stages and considerations of designing effective writing assignments.

Author Biography

Kelly Purtell, George Mason University

CHSS

Published
2019-08-01
Section
4:15pm-5:30pm POSTER SESSION (Group B- 4:45-5:15pm)