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