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:
"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: A Workshop with Katy Gottschalk and Keith Hjortshoj" - January 2010 Faculty Workshop
"Teaching Multilingual Students Across the Curriculum: A Faculty Workshop with Professor Vivian Zamel" - January 2009 Faculty Workshop
"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)