EWP News & Announcements

The Expository Writing Program and Critical Classrooms invites you to join Teacher Talk this Friday from 10-11:30. Teacher Talk is a discussion series with the goal of creating a space for graduate instructors and faculty to come together and share resources, discuss praxis, and present innovative practices. This is a fantastic opportunity for both new and returning instructors to collaborate with others in the department and our teaching community. Please see the upcoming event.   Teacher Talk... Read more
The Expository Writing Program and Critical Classrooms invites you to to join Teacher Talk this Friday, October 18th from 10-11:30 facilitated by your colleagues: Anselma Prihandita & Renee Lynch. Teacher Talk is a discussion series with the goal of creating a space for graduate instructors and faculty to come together and share resources, discuss praxis, and present innovative practices. This is a fantastic opportunity for both new and returning instructors to collaborate with others in... Read more
The Expository Writing Program and Critical Classrooms invites you to join Teacher Talk this Friday from 10-11:30. Teacher Talk is a discussion series with the goal of creating a space for graduate instructors and faculty to come together and share resources, discuss praxis, and present innovative practices. This is a fantastic opportunity for both new and returning instructors to collaborate with others in the department and our teaching community. Please see the upcoming event.   Teacher Talk... Read more
Teacher Talk is a pedagogy workshop and conversation series that seeks to provide a space for graduate instructors, faculty, and staff to share innovative and equitable practices, discuss praxis, and build a supportive teaching community. Housed in the Expository Writing Program (EWP) as part of the Critical Classroom Series, Teacher Talk hosts interactive events that run 60-90 minutes, including guided discussions, panels, break-out sessions, roundtables, workshops, and resource sharing.... Read more
The Expository Writing Committee (Matthews, Simmons-O'Neill, Rai) is pleased to announce the recipients of our department's awards for Graduate Students teaching in English Department Writing Programs. Winner of the Richard J. Dunn First Year Teaching Award (English 131) is Kaelie Giffel. Honorable Mention for the Dunn is Brittney Frantece. Co-Winners of the Joan Webber Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Writing Programs by a Graduate Student are... Read more
On Monday June 3rd, Ahmad A. Alharthi and Holly Shelton will be facilitating a discussion titled: "What Might a Translingual Pedagogy Look Like?" for the Teacher Talk Series. When: 10:00-11:30 (attendees may arrive late or leave early if needed) Where: Simpson Center CMU 202 Below is a description of this teacher talk's focus: The scholarship on translingualism strongly insists that no two classes can be the same (and, indeed, no two students are alike) and... Read more
On Friday, May 24th, Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges and Sara Lovett will be facilitating a discussion titled: "Working with Multimodal Sources" for the Teacher Talk Series. When: 10:00-11:30 (attendees may arrive late or leave early if needed) Where: Simpson Center CMU 202 Below is a description of this teacher talk's focus: In this Teacher Talk, Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges (the Director of Computer-Integrated Classrooms) and Sara Lovett (the Assistant Director of... Read more
On Friday, May 24th, Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges and Sara Lovett will facilitate a discussion titled: "Working with Multimodal Sources" for the Teacher Talk Series. When: 10:00-11:30 (attendees may arrive late or leave early if needed) Where: Simpson Center - CMU 202 Below is a description of this teacher talk's focus: In this Teacher Talk, Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges (the Director of Computer-Integrated Classrooms) and Sara Lovett (the Assistant Director of... Read more
On Friday, May 10th, Lydia Heberling will be facilitating a discussion titled: "To Teach or Not To Teach Indigenous Lit" for the Teacher Talk Series. When: 10:00-11:30 (attendees may arrive late or leave early if needed) Where: Padelford Grad Lounge Below is a description of this teacher talk's focus: This talk invites collaborative discussion around the benefits and pitfalls of teaching Indigenous literary and cultural studies. Our focus will be on how to... Read more
When: May 3 from 2:00-4:30 Where: Red C in Research Commons The CIC and UW Libraries will co-host a follow-up event that centers discussion around board games and how they can be integrated into teaching curriculum. Attendees at the second workshop will act as both students and as teachers, “play testing” the curriculum so we can revise it and then circulate it to other teachers. It will be fun (you get to play board games!) and educational (you get to bring... Read more

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