Workshops offer tips to engage students in critical thinking and writing

NIU’s Writing Across the Curriculum and the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center are pleased to share a series of workshops designed to provide faculty, teaching assistants and instructional staff tips to effectively engage students in critical thinking and writing assignments in their courses. The workshops include hands-on activities and strategies you can immediately apply in your course.

Each unique workshop is offered on a Friday during the spring 2017 semester from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attend all five workshops or just the ones that interest you.

Improve Students’ Reading Skills Through Writing
Feb. 10
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Design Short Writing Assignments that Work
Feb. 24
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Lighten the Paper Work Load
March 10
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Help Students Avoid Plagiarism
March 24
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Respond Effectively to Students’ Written Assignments
April 7
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The writing workshop series is sponsored by Writing Across the Curriculum and the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center.

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