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PWT/FYM Session 5–Working with Multilingual Students and Problems Students Face

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When and Where?

Thursday, October 10, 4:30-6:30, CTLR, LIB 225

What are we doing?

  • “Working with Multilingual (ESL) Students” ~ Dr. Shawna Shapiro
  • Problems Students Face

Who needs to come?

  • All new PWTs and new FYMs (not previously trained as PWTs)
  • Trained PWTs and FYSMs who did not attend session 4, need to come to this session, or session 6, or a Research Workshop with Librarian Carrie Macfarlane on Monday, Oct 28th (time and location TBD)

 

Make-up sessions are only for those who have received prior approval.   E-mail Emily Colton for prior approval.

 

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Session 6: Peer Writing Tutor and Writing and Academic Mentor Training

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When: Thursday, October 18, 2012 4:30 PM-6:30 PM. (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Where: CTLR
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What are we doing?
  • “Working with Multilingual (ESL) Students” ~ Dr. Shawna Shapiro
  • People Who Can Help
  • Complete Future Plans Form
Who needs to come?
  • All new PWTs
  • Trained PWTs who did not come to Session 4, must come this Thursday,  or to Session 6 next week.
  • Trained FYSMs who did not come to Session 4, must come this Thursday, or to Session 6 next week.
Make-up sessions are only for those who have received prior approval. Bring your folder to every session.
E-mail Melanie Haas  for prior approval.

PWT/FYM Session 5

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CTLR, Davis Family Library 225

Thursday, March 15, 2012 4:30-6:30 PM

What are we doing?
  • “Working with Multilingual (ESL) Students” ~ Dr. Shawna Shapiro
  • Problems Students Face
Who needs to come?
  • All new PWTs
  • Trained PWTs who did not come to Session 4, come this Thursday or to Session 6 next week.
  • Trained FYSMs who did not come to Session 4, come this Thursday or to Session 6 next week.
Make-up sessions are only for those who have received prior approval. Bring your folder to every session.

Session 5–Thursday, October 13 for PWTs and FYSMs 4:30=6:30, Lib 225, CTLR

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Topics:

Who needs to come?

  • All new PWTs
  • All new FYSMs (not trained as PWTs_
  • Trained PWTs who did not come to Session 4
  • Trained FYSMs who did not come to Session 4

Session 5–Problems Students Face

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Thursday, October 7, CTLR, Davis Family Library 225

All New Peer Writing Tutors Must Attend.  All First-Year Seminar Mentors (except previously trained PWTS) must attend.
  • First Hour: Problems Students Face
  • Second Hour: Educators not Editors–Working with Multilingual Students with Shawna Shapiro
Optional for Trained Peer Writing Tutors. Unfortunately, optional means unpaid.  If you have a Drop-in shift you will find this session very helpful.


Session #4—Writing and Speaking Across the Disciplines

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Session #4—Writing and Speaking Across the Disciplines
(Thursday, October 8, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Library 225)

  • Tell us the writing expectations and guidelines of your major.
  • Getting comfortable giving oral presentations.

Writing in the Disciplines Handout: 09FallWID

Useful Oral Presentation Handouts

Added on October 15: Yonna McShane has a great Oral Presentation Rubric that she uses with her class and in her ACE training. I’m uploading it for you here to work with your students: Oral Presentation Yonna’s Rubric

The next makeup session will take place after the break.

No Drop in tutoring on Sunday, October 11 or on Monday, October 12.

Drop in Tutoring will resume on Tuesday, October 13th 7:30-midnight in CTLR.

Upcoming special sessions:

  1. Working with Multilingual students: Thursday, October 22 4:30-5:30, CTLR
  2. RefWorks Workshops: Monday, October 19 at 7:00 PM, Wednesday, October 28 at 7:00 PM