Spring 2022 Events and Workshops

Effective Responses to Student Writing Workshop

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Center for Excellence in Writing & Communication, Science Library 193

This workshop will offer tips and guidelines for maximizing the impact of your responses to written assignments. Workshop facilitators will present and discuss different strategies for responding to student work that will both (1) get your students’ attention and (2) challenge them to take ownership of their learning and writing.

Please RSVP here by April 25, 2022. Light lunch will be provided.

How to Teach a “W” Course Workshop

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Office of the Campus Writing & Communication Coordinator, this workshop is ideal for those PREPARING to teach an upper-division writing course, for those THINKING about teaching an upper-division writing course, and for those considering PROPOSING an upper-division writing course. Topics will include low-stakes writing, writing that best supports your content, peer-review strategies, and writing portfolio design and assessment. The workshop will be hosted on Zoom.

Please RSVP here by May 9, 2022. Zoom link will be emailed to registered attendees.

29th Annual Writing Awards Ceremony

Thursday, May 12, 2022
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Humanities Gateway 1030

The lower-division and upper-division writing awards are an annual event co-sponsored by the Office of the Campus Writing & Communication Coordinator, Office of English Composition, Department of English, and Humanities Core Course. The Upper-Division Writing Awards are recognition to students and their instructors for Excellence in Upper-Division Writing in Humanities and Arts, Social Ecology and Social Sciences, and Science and Technology, as well as awards to students for Best Public or Professional Writing and for Writing or Electronic Portfolios.

Politics of Language Speaker Series: “Feeling Like We Belong: Student Organizations at UCI” presented by Allison Dziuba, UCI English PhD 2022, Incoming Professor of English, University of Alabama

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Center for Excellence in Writing & Communication, Science Library 193

In this presentation, Allison Dziuba explores UCI students’ extracurricular writing and activism, past and present. She shares findings from her archival and ethnographic research, highlighting how students envision and model communities in which they want to belong. Dziuba fins that students’ collaborative efforts define both their identities as writing and speaking subjects and the spheres of their rhetorical participation.

To see an archive of past events and workshops, click here.