Writing Pedagogy

Students are regularly asked to write in courses across the disciplines. But are they being aught how? If you'd like to learn more about how to integrate evidence-based strategies for teaching writing into your own disciplinary context, the CTL is here to help.

We can provide guidance on a variety of writing pedagogy topics, including:

  • (Re)Designing Writing Assignments
  • Making and Using Rubrics
  • Providing Effective Feedback
  • Peer Review Strategies
  • Informal Writing as Active Learning
  • Supporting English as an Additional Language (EAL) Learners
  • Supporting Graduate Dissertation/Thesis Writing

We offer support in a variety of ways, including:

  • Workshops and webinars
  • Presentations at departmental meetings and retreats
  • Guidance and coordination for multi-course curricular changes
  • Teaching Assistant training (also offered through Student Academic Success Services)
  • Writing Pedagogy Institute – an intensive workshop series offered annually in May
  • Individual consultations

Student Academic Success Services offers extensive support for undergraduate and graduate student writing. They also can work with instructors to design in-class presentations and workshops for students that are tailored to specific course writing tasks.


Ten Ways to Enhance Your Writing Pedagogy

This infographic will provide you some ideas of ways to incorporate writing into your course.

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Writing Pedagogy Institute

The Writing Pedagogy Institute offers you the opportunity to infuse writing into your courses using evidence-based practices for writing pedagogy.

Writing Pedagogy Institute