Support for Writing Instruction
For more information, feel free to visit the SWS Website, as well.
FOR WRITING IN YOUR CLASS...
In collaboration with Writing Across the Curriculum, the Writing Center has drafted a helpful resource regarding "the Communication Triangle" (often referred to as "the Rhetorical Triangle"). By using this post-card, writers can have a helpful guided experience with the following:
- Writing for a reader
- Writing within a context
- Writing with a purpose
- Reading any genre
- Reading new information
- Picking topics
For more information about ways in which writers exist in a communication context, consider viewing our helpful handouts; there, you can find information about audience expectations, language and jargon, genre facts, and much more!
IN THE CLASSROOM
Resources: More Helpful Links
SWS Fellows Program
The SWS Fellows program is an enhanced version of the classroom support normally offered to instructors through the writing center. The Fellows program involves working with a dedicated group of 5-6 writing consultants to provide enhanced writing support for students and faculty, including:
- Multiple in-class workshops with a dedicated group of highly-trained writing consultants
- Meetings between consultants and faculty outside of class to discuss upcoming assignments, plan workshops, and share feedback
- Additional in-class workshops available all semester long
- Opportunities to reflect on activities and assignments with consultants, as well as SWS and writing center administration.
Due to the scheduling limitations within the writing center, the SWS Fellows program is only available in two courses each semester. Interested faculty are encouraged to apply and participants are selected based on a variety of features (approach to writing instruction, previous use of consultants, strength of application, etc).
Faculty who are interested in becoming an SWS fellow should submit this form for our typical SWS Fellows support or this form for our Knowledge Market SWS Fellows support to firstname.lastname@example.org before the start of the semester.
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