EWP News & Announcements

The Expository Writing Program and Critical Classrooms invites you to join Teacher Talk next Thursday, May 21st from 1:00-2:30 titled "Strategies for Reading and Engaging Across Modes"   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. In addition to the guiding questions indicated on... Read more
Applications are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 Richard J. Dunn First-Year Teaching Award and the 2019-2020 Joan Webber Award for Outstanding Teaching by Graduate Students in English Department Writing Programs. All qualified instructors are welcome to apply. Applications will be read by a faculty-only committee. These awards honor outstanding teaching by graduate students in the Expository Writing Program and Interdisciplinary Writing Program. The deadline to apply for these awards is... Read more
The Expository Writing Program and Critical Classrooms invites you to join Teacher Talk next Friday, May 1st from 1:00-2:00 titled "The Creative Teacher"   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. In addition to the guiding questions indicated on the flyer and below, please... Read more
The Expository Writing Program and Critical Classrooms invites you to join Teacher Talk this coming Monday, April 20th from 10:00-11:00 facilitated by C.R. Grimmer and Ben Wirth and hosted on Zoom.   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. In addition to the guiding questions... Read more
The Expository Writing Program is inviting applications for five EWP staff positions for the 2020-2021 academic year. These positions are as follows: 2 EWP Assistant Directors (one AD will offer general TA support and one AD will also work in CIC), 2 Liaisons for the UW in the High Schools program, 1 EWP/EOP Assistant Director who will help coordinate our work with the Education Outreach Program As detailed in the attached documents, the deadline for submission is... Read more
The Expository Writing Program and Critical Classrooms invites you to join Teacher Talk next Friday, February 21st from 10-11:15 facilitated by Sumyat Thu. 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.... Read more
The Expository Writing Program and Critical Classrooms invites you to join Teacher Talk next Friday, January 31st from 10-11:30 facilitated by AJ Burgin, a Learning Specialist in Student-Athlete Academic Services. 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... Read more
The Expository Writing Program is proud to announce the recipients for the 2019-2020 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Collaboration Grant. This grant is for graduate student groups and is focused on developing composition curriculum, teacher resources, and research initiatives that center issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the writing classroom. Additionally, this grant seeks to support projects that promote more equitable, inclusive, diverse,... Read more
The English department's Expository Writing Program has been awarded a 2019-2020 Certificate of Excellence from the Conference on College Composition and Communication. This is a major national recognition and a well-deserved tribute to the remarkable work that EWP director Candice Rai and the EWP associate directors and mentors (Elizabeth Simmons O'Neill, Kimberlee Gillis Bridges, Michelle Liu, Jake Huebsch, and the assistant directors... 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 is inviting proposals for presentations to be given during this Winter Quarter. Teacher Talk hosts interactive events that run 60-90 minutes, including guided... Read more

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