EWP News & Announcements

The Expository Writing Program and Critical Classrooms invites you to join Teacher Talk, Friday, March 5th from 2:00-3:15 titled: "Contract Grading". Please join the EWP for a roundtable discussion on contract grading, a form of assessment that is increasingly used as part of an equity-oriented, antiracist teaching practice.    Co-facilitators Megan Callow, Carrie Matthews, and Anselma Widha Prihandita will share their experiences crafting and implementing grading contracts, and we invite... Read more
The Expository Writing Program and the CIC invites you to join Teacher Talk, Thursday, February 25th from 11:00-12:15 titled: "Digital Literacies" As part of EWP’s Critical Classroom Series, Teacher Talk is a pedagogy conversation series that provides a space for graduate instructors, faculty, and staff to share innovative and equitable practices, discuss praxis, and build a supportive teaching community.  Please join us for a panel discussion and workshop on pedagogical... Read more
The Expository Writing Program and the CIC invites you to join Teacher Talk, Friday, February 19th from 11:00-12:30 titled: "Multimodal Revision & The EWP Portfolio." As part of EWP’s Critical Classroom Series, Teacher Talk is a pedagogy conversation series that provides a space for graduate instructors, faculty, and staff to share innovative and equitable practices, discuss praxis, and build a supportive teaching community.  This event will include: discussions around how to provide... Read more
The Expository Writing Program and Critical Classrooms invites you to join Teacher Talk, Friday, January 29th from 11:00-12:15 titled: "Fighting Falsehoods and Misinformation in the Writing Classroom". Please join us in a workshop hosted by Dr. Sumyat Thu of the English department, who works as a news literacy ambassador for Seattle with the News Literacy Project (NLP), a nonpartisan national education nonprofit, The workshop will include:  - educator resources for helping students identify... Read more
The Expository Writing Program and Critical Classrooms hosted a Teacher Talk workshop, "Autoethnograhy in the Writing Classroom," on Wednesday 12/9/20. At this event, guest facilitator Dr. Melissa Tombro lead a discussion about concrete tools and strategies for UW instructors wishing to use autoethnography in their classrooms to connect students’ personal experiences to their learning. She shared pedagogical interventions that inform her teaching practice and presented... Read more
The Expository Writing Program and Critical Classrooms invites you to join Teacher Talk, Friday, December 4th from 11:00-12:15 titled: "Accessibility in the Remote Classroom: Building Universal Course Materials". As part of EWP’s Critical Classroom Series, Teacher Talk is a pedagogy conversation series that provides a space for graduate instructors, faculty, and staff to share innovative and equitable practices, discuss praxis, and build a supportive teaching community. This Teacher Talk will... Read more
The Expository Writing Program and Critical Classrooms invites you to join Teacher Talk, this Friday, November 20th from 11:00-12:00 titled, "Graceful Assessment: Valuing Our Own and Students' Labor". As part of EWP’s Critical Classroom Series, Teacher Talk is a pedagogy conversation series that provides a space for graduate instructors, faculty, and staff to share innovative and equitable practices, discuss praxis, and build a supportive teaching community. You are invited to an informal... Read more
The Expository Writing Program (EWP) is proud to announce the the Endorsement in Critical Praxis. This endorsement is a professional development opportunity to be part of a teaching community committed to the development of antiracist, anti-colonial, and equity-oriented pedagogy and praxis. To begin working toward the Endorsement in Critical Praxis, email Nolie Ramsey at bmramsey@uw.edu or Candice Rai at crai@uw.edu. The... Read more
The Expository Writing Program is pleased to invite proposals for the 2020-2021 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Collaboration Grant (up to $500) that promote antiracist, anti-colonial, and equity-orientated writing praxis and learning environments and that contribute to our teaching community, encourage collaboration, and nurture professional growth. This grant is a fantastic opportunity to frame and make visible the valuable work you and your colleagues are doing and the chance for further... Read more
Call for proposals for Teacher Talk events Teacher Talk is a conversation and workshop series for teachers that seeks to build community, dialogue, and support for innovative and equity-oriented teaching praxis and inclusive learning environments. We invite proposals for events in 2020-2021. Teacher Talk hosts interactive events that run 60-90 minutes, including guided discussions, panels, break-out sessions, roundtables, workshops, and resource sharing. Workshop facilitator stipends up to $150... Read more

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