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ASU Writing Programs puts on a number of events every academic year and also sends out reminders about events related to rhetoric, composition, and the teaching of writing. We also regularly forward news about these topics to our teachers, students, and other interested people.
Writing Programs Fall Convocation, August 13, 2018
The single PDF file Writing Programs Fall Convocation contains the following:
For additional questions, please contact Adelheid Thieme, Associate Director of Writing Programs, at email@example.com.
Writing Programs Fall Convocation: August 14, 2017
The single PDF Fall Convocation 2017 contains the following:
• Agenda of Fall 2017 Convocation (with links to ASU Composition Conference on February 24, 2018, and Non-Tenure Track Faculty Resources)
• Welcome by Shirley Rose, Director of Writing Programs
• Information about NEW Spring 2018 Convocation
• Presentation by Disability Resources Center
• Orientation to Library Resources
• Links to Library Resources
The ePortfolio Showcase is a yearly celebration of student and teacher portfolios presented through Digication. Teachers nominate their students, and a committee of Writing Programs teachers judges the nominated portfolios and selects 12 winning student portfolios to be awarded prizes. Teachers are also encouraged to submit their teaching portfolios in this contest. For questions, please email Adelheid Thieme, Associate Director of Writing Programs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In 2019, for the second time, the ePortfolio Showcase was part of the Spring Convocation. As part of the plenary session, Fred Corey, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, gave a presentation on Academic Status Reports, and Roumen Bezergianov, LPC, Senior Clinician, ASU Counseling Services, offered helpful information about resources for assisting students with behavioral concerns. The plenary session was followed by morning and afternoon breakout sessions ranging from workshops on Canvas to speed-sharing assignments and sharing of impactful writing by teachers and students (see Writing Programs Spring Convocation Program).
Two of the morning breakout sessions focused on the demonstration and discussion of winning student and teacher portfolios. Krista Ratcliffe, Chair of the English Department, and Shirley Rose, Director of Writing Programs, then presented the awards to the authors of the winning portfolios. Evaluations of the portfolios as well as excerpts from the winning portfolios can be accessed in the PowerPoint presentation 2019 ePortfolio Showcase.
Please select the links below to gain full access to the winning entries of the 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016 ePortfolio Showcase for both student and teacher portfolios:
See the links below to browse the 2016 Student e-Portfolios on Digication
|Name||Class||Link to Student e-Portfolio|
|Teacher: Adelheid Thieme|
|Hamazah||Teacher: Valerie Fazel|
|Teacher: Sarah Snyder|
|Starogorac||Teacher: Katherine Heenan|
|Teacher: Adelheid Thieme|
|Jing Min Zheng||107||https://asu.digication.com/jing_eng107/Welcome/|
|Teacher: Valerie Fazel|
|Westerfield||Teacher: David Boyles|
|Knippelberg||Teacher: David Boyles|
|Zollman||Teacher: Shersta Chabot|
|Williams||Teacher: Andrea Dickens|
|Mehta||Teacher: Katherine Heenan|
|Thompson||Teacher: Jeremy Meyer|
|Teacher: Jeremy Meyer|
Writing Programs invites you to participate in our ongoing effort to engage the ASU Charter.
In combination with Dean of Humanities George Justice’s roundtable talk at the ASU Composition Conference on February 25, every member of Writing Programs is invited to submit a developed idea for how Writing Programs can support the University Charter. The best submissions will receive cash prizes between $250 and $400!
All types of ideas, large or small, are welcome. Some examples might include:
Key Dates & Submission Deadlines
For more complete submission information and guidelines, click here submission_guidelines
Click the image below or link here for the most up to date vision of the ASU Charter
Each semester, ASU Writing Programs publishes the Writing Notes Newsletter. Writing Notes includes articles about Writing Programs initiatives, articles about teaching writing, biographies of new Writing Programs teachers, and accomplishments by Writing Programs teachers. The newsletter is produced by the Writing Notes committee and Writing Programs administrative team members.