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      December 15 11:00am
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      December 15 11:00am
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    • Marion County Swimming and Diving Championships
      December 15 4:00pm
      Swim meet hosted by Roncalli High School. more »
    • CLOSED
      December 16 12:00am
      Closed more »
    • Holiday Classic
      December 16 7:00am
      Columbus North Athletics sponsored swim meet. more »
    Friday, December 15, 2017
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      • Competition Pool
        December 15 11:00am
        Lap Swim more »
      • Mindfulness Meditation
        December 15 11:00am
        Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Looking for an opportunity to practice self-care? Join us for guided mindfulness meditation. You don't have to be a CAPS client and no registration is needed. Student ID is required. more »
      • Marion County Swimming and Diving Championships
        December 15 4:00pm
        Swim meet hosted by Roncalli High School. more »
      • CLOSED
        December 16 12:00am
        Closed more »
      • Holiday Classic
        December 16 7:00am
        Columbus North Athletics sponsored swim meet. more »
      Friday, December 15, 2017
        IU Calendar




        • Competition Pool
          December 15 11:00am
          Lap Swim more »
        • Mindfulness Meditation
          December 15 11:00am
          Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Looking for an opportunity to practice self-care? Join us for guided mindfulness meditation. You don't have to be a CAPS client and no registration is needed. Student ID is required. more »
        • Marion County Swimming and Diving Championships
          December 15 4:00pm
          Swim meet hosted by Roncalli High School. more »
        • CLOSED
          December 16 12:00am
          Closed more »
        • Holiday Classic
          December 16 7:00am
          Columbus North Athletics sponsored swim meet. more »
        Friday, December 15, 2017

          About This Event

          Summary

          Designing Writing Assignments for Non-native English Speaking Students

           

          Presenters:

          Estela Ene, Frank Smith

          Organizer:

          Terri Tarri

          When:

          10/30/2013 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

          Where:

          UL 1125M

          Do you have international students and other non-native speakers of English in your class? Do you wonder how you can design writing assignments that work for them as well as for your mainstream American students, without increasing your workload? In a university in which the international population is growing by leaps and bounds, faculty need to communicate assignment requirements and feedback in a way that speaks more clearly to this population. This workshop will define the difficulties non-native speakers of English may have with writing assignments and will illustrate, with examples of assignments and assessment tools, effective pedagogical solutions for designing and assessing writing assignments in any discipline or course level. Questions addressed in this workshop include:

          • What is good student writing, and what is truly important when evaluating a student’s paper?

          • What is difficult about designing assignments and evaluating the writing of students who are not native speakers of English?

          • Why do some students who have been studying English for a long time still make the same mistakes?

          • What pedagogical techniques can be implemented without spending significantly more time than with native English speaking students?

          The workshop will begin with a group reflection and discussion on perceptions of good writing and writing by non-native speakers of English. The presenters will involve the audience in analyses of student writing, writing assignments and evaluation criteria, alternating between small- and large-group discussion and presentation of content by the workshop leaders.

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          • Competition Pool
            December 15 11:00am
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          • Mindfulness Meditation
            December 15 11:00am
            Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Looking for an opportunity to practice self-care? Join us for guided mindfulness meditation. You don't have to be a CAPS client and no registration is needed. Student ID is required. more »
          • Marion County Swimming and Diving Championships
            December 15 4:00pm
            Swim meet hosted by Roncalli High School. more »
          • CLOSED
            December 16 12:00am
            Closed more »
          • Holiday Classic
            December 16 7:00am
            Columbus North Athletics sponsored swim meet. more »
          Friday, December 15, 2017