Training Materials

Fellows will leave the Summer Writing Institute with these materials:
  • completed worksheet on how writing activities help meet program goals
  • two writing assignments applicable to their classes
  • peer review worksheet applicable to an assignment
  • grading rubric applicable to an assignment
  • revised syllabus
  • outline for presenting a workshop to colleagues
Fellows will also receive the following resources for further development:
  • various kinds of writing assignments
  • marking techniques
  • advanced Blackboard techniques (from IA)
  • textbook
  • current literature on best writing practices
The Summer Writing Institute combines a variety of activities:
  • Experience Session = short writing assignment or otherwise utilizing the tools
  • Follow Up = questions, concerns, ideas about previous day’s work
  • Think Session = discussion about the tool or ideas
  • Workshop = putting ideas into practice, working with deliverables