Designing Effective Writing Assignments

April 11, 11:30am - 12:45pm
Mānoa Campus, Kuykendall 106 Events Room Add to Calendar

Presented by:
Georganne Nordstrom, Writing Center and Department of English
Sarah Allen, Department of English
Candi Steiner, Center for Teaching Excellence and Department of Music

We will cover:

  • Tips for preparing assignments
  • Important classroom context features to consider
  • Elements of an assignment description
  • Ideas for scaffolding
  • Students’ misconceptions about expectations for writing in disciplines outside of English

During this workshop, you will have the opportunity to apply what you learn to your own writing assignment descriptions. Please bring either an existing assignment you would like to improve or an idea for a new writing assignment you would like to create.

Please feel free to bring your lunch. Beverages will be provided.

For more information and online registration:

Event Sponsor
The Center for Teaching Excellence and Department of English, Mānoa Campus

More Information
(808) 956-6978,,

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