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Instructor Workshops

Our professional development workshops are facilitated by our faculty and open to all graduate teaching assistants and instructors working for the Office of First-Year Composition. 

These workshops provide strategies for addressing classroom situations and teaching concerns.

Fall 2021 Workshops

All professional development workshops for fall 2021 will be held virtually via Zoom.

Date and TimeWorkshop TitleFacilitator(s)
Aug. 31
12:00 p.m.
Digging Deeper: Effective Storytelling & Value ExplorationCourtney Jacobs
Eddie Malone
Sept. 10
2:30 p.m.
Teaching Project 2Karen Feiner
Kasey Woody
Sept. 16
11:00 a.m.
Designing and Executing Effective GroupworkCheyenne Riggs
Sept. 23
10:00 a.m.
Overcoming Undergrads' Information Alienation: Resisting the Hegemony of the Peer-reviewed Scholarly ArticleKarie Antell (Special Projects Librarian)
Oct. 7
12:00 p.m.
Information Literacy in 1113: Helping Students Idetify and Engage with Meaningful Research for Project 3Melissa Antonucci
Katie Shearer
Oct. 15
2:00 p.m.
Teaching Project 4Jennifer Chancellor
Nov. 12
3:00 p.m.
Planning and Teaching Project 1 of 1213Katie Shearer