Past Workshops & Discussions
Please feel free to share ideas for future workshops and discussions with members of the Writing Center staff.
Workshop and discussion topics in recent years have included:
"Write-Learn-Know: Building a Culture of Writing in the Disciplines at Bucknell" - January 2013 Faculty Workshop with Dr. Terry Myers Zawacki, Director of the Writing Across the Curriculum Program at George Mason Univesity
"Toward Total Engagement: How Writing Can Motivate Students and Deepen Learning" and "Responding to Students' Writing: New Ideas, New Media" - January 2012 Faculty Workshop with Dr. Chris Anson, DIrector of the Campus Writing and Speaking Program at North Carolina State University
"Teaching Writing in STEM Courses" - January 2011 Faculty Workshop with Dr. Cary Moskovitz, Director of Writing in the Disciplines at Duke University
"Integrating Writing and Learning Across the Curriculum" - January 2010 Faculty Workshop with Dr. Katy Gottschalk and Dr. Keith Hjortshoj of Cornell University, where Dr. Gottschalk is The Walter C. Teagle Director of First-Year Writing Seminars and Dr. Hjortshoj is John S. Knight Director of Writing in the Majors
"Teaching Multilingual Students Across the Curriculum" - January 2009 Faculty Workshop with Dr. Vivian Zamel, Professor of English at University of Massachusetts Boston
"Teaching Non-Native English Speakers at Bucknell: Inclusive Approaches," a three-part series including Oregon State University's award-winnng DVD, Writing Across Borders; shared experiences from a panel of international students at Bucknell; and discussion of a chapter of Iona Leki's book, Understanding ESL Writers.
"Responding Off the Page: Methods and Rationale for Spoken Response to Student Writing," a panel discussion with Bucknell faculty members Helen Morris-Keitel, Steve Jordan, Abe Feuerstein, and Sue Ellen Henry
"Teaching the Moves of the Critical Essay" and "Making Writing Visible in the Disciplines" (January 2008 workshop with Joseph D. Harris, Director of the Writing Program at Duke University)
"What Students Have to Say About Bucknell's Writing Across the Curriculum Program: A Panel Discussion with Students from Several Disciplines"
"The Action Is in the Argument: Teaching Argument in Academic Writing" (January Workshop with Holly Bauer and Linda Brodkey)
"Uncovering Whiteness in Writing, Reading and Teaching" (January workshop with Gail Griffin)
"Teaching Across Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Course Design, Pedagogy and Assessment" (January workshop with Carolyn Haynes)
"Using Writing to Teach the Sciences" (January workshop with Michael Strauss)
"Writing to Learn/Learning to Write" (January workshop with Toby Fulwiler)
"Using Writing Effectively in Foundation Seminars" (Bucknell faculty discussion)
"Teaching Writing in Language Courses" (Bucknell faculty discussion)
"Teaching to Avoid Plagiarism" (Bucknell faculty discussion)
"Free Speech and Teaching" (Bucknell faculty discussion)
"Electronic Communication Across the Curriculum" (Bucknell faculty discussion)