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PWT Session #5—Writing and Speaking Across the Disciplines

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PWT Session #5—Writing and Speaking Across the Disciplines

Thursday, March 14, 2013 4:30 PM-6:30 PM.

CTLR Library 225
* Tell us the writing expectations and guidelines of your major.
* Get comfortable giving oral presentations.

Who comes to this session?

  • All new PWTS
  • Trained Mentors now training and/or working as PWTs.  (If you are not sure if you are in this category, e-mail me.)
  • Trained PWTS may come to session 4, 5, or 6, or attend the Research workshop with Carrie Macfarlane.  However, if you are planning to attend the Research Workshop, you must definitely commit to attending, and you must have already sent your RSVP to Chelsea Edgar. If you have not done this, place to attend session 5 or 6.

 

Make-up sessions are only for those who have received prior approval.  E-mail Melanie Haas  for permission.

Session 4 Oral Presentation

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Useful handouts from this session:

Oral Presentation Yonna’s Rubric

Tips for Talks

First-Year Seminar Mentors for Academics and Writing

  • This is a mandatory session for First-Year Seminar Mentors—even those already trained as Peer Writing Tutors and ACEs.
  • You will learn much that you can use as a student and much for you to use in your roles as FYSMs.
  • Note that this is a longer session. 4:30-7:00 PM, Thursday, September 30th, CTLR
  • Please come on time so that we can move things along as quickly as possible.

Peer Writing Tutors

  • This is a mandatory session for all trained and new Peer Writing Tutors.
  • 4:30-5:30 PM, Thursday, September 30th, CTLR
  • When this session is over, trained Peer Writing Tutors get paid for training

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