Event Title

Respect Counts: Intentional Learning in the Classroom for Emerging Writers

Location

Hawkins Hall, Room 144

Start Date

1-10-2016 11:15 AM

End Date

1-10-2016 12:15 PM

Description

As many instructors in post secondary education are discovering, students are coming to college under prepared for the rigors of college learning, especially in regard to writing skills. At Keuka College, a first year writing instructor redesigned the Developmental Writing Course to not only address deficiencies, but to provide the at-risk student population with the foundation needed to succeed in the entire writing sequence of the College, thus providing them with a true success opportunity.

Comments

Carole Lillis has been an instructor of first year writing at Keuka College since 1995. From 1997 to 2015, she was the Director of the Academic Support Program (Academic Success at Keuka - ASK) and Coordinator of the Writing Center, simultaneously teaching first year writing to at-risk students. She is now a full time faculty member, teaching the same student population. Her major focus is guiding emerging first year writers as they meet the challenges of college expectations.

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Oct 1st, 11:15 AM Oct 1st, 12:15 PM

Respect Counts: Intentional Learning in the Classroom for Emerging Writers

Hawkins Hall, Room 144

As many instructors in post secondary education are discovering, students are coming to college under prepared for the rigors of college learning, especially in regard to writing skills. At Keuka College, a first year writing instructor redesigned the Developmental Writing Course to not only address deficiencies, but to provide the at-risk student population with the foundation needed to succeed in the entire writing sequence of the College, thus providing them with a true success opportunity.