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    December 08 10:00am
    A car bomb exploded in 2007 in the historic intellectual center of Baghdad, al-Mutanabbi Street. More than 130 people died or were wounded, but the place escaped geographic bounds to become a global movement for the free exchange of ideas. View selections from a rare collection of artist's books and broadsides that continue to be generated a more »
  • Undergraduate Student Exhibition
    December 08 10:00am
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  • Stress Busters
    December 08 11:00am
    Students, join us the week before finals in December for Stress Busters Week! The Health and Wellness Peer Educators will offer various activities during the week such adult coloring, make your own stress balls, games, puzzles, and more!  more »
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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    • Competition Pool
      December 08 5:30am
      Lap Swim more »
    • CyberSec First Responder: Threat Detection and Response
      December 08 9:00am
      This workshop lasts 5 days. Overview: This course covers the duties of those who are responsible for monitoring and detecting security incidents in information systems and networks, and for executing a proper response to such incidents. Depending on the size of the organization, this individual more »
    • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
      December 08 10:00am
      A car bomb exploded in 2007 in the historic intellectual center of Baghdad, al-Mutanabbi Street. More than 130 people died or were wounded, but the place escaped geographic bounds to become a global movement for the free exchange of ideas. View selections from a rare collection of artist's books and broadsides that continue to be generated a more »
    • Undergraduate Student Exhibition
      December 08 10:00am
      The Undergraduate Student Exhibition is juried by Liz Garvey of Simon Garvey Art Access Gallery in New York. Works are typically selected from hundreds of submission across a wide variety of media. more »
    • Stress Busters
      December 08 11:00am
      Students, join us the week before finals in December for Stress Busters Week! The Health and Wellness Peer Educators will offer various activities during the week such adult coloring, make your own stress balls, games, puzzles, and more!  more »
    Wednesday, December 7, 2016
      IU Calendar




      • Competition Pool
        December 08 5:30am
        Lap Swim more »
      • CyberSec First Responder: Threat Detection and Response
        December 08 9:00am
        This workshop lasts 5 days. Overview: This course covers the duties of those who are responsible for monitoring and detecting security incidents in information systems and networks, and for executing a proper response to such incidents. Depending on the size of the organization, this individual more »
      • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
        December 08 10:00am
        A car bomb exploded in 2007 in the historic intellectual center of Baghdad, al-Mutanabbi Street. More than 130 people died or were wounded, but the place escaped geographic bounds to become a global movement for the free exchange of ideas. View selections from a rare collection of artist's books and broadsides that continue to be generated a more »
      • Undergraduate Student Exhibition
        December 08 10:00am
        The Undergraduate Student Exhibition is juried by Liz Garvey of Simon Garvey Art Access Gallery in New York. Works are typically selected from hundreds of submission across a wide variety of media. more »
      • Stress Busters
        December 08 11:00am
        Students, join us the week before finals in December for Stress Busters Week! The Health and Wellness Peer Educators will offer various activities during the week such adult coloring, make your own stress balls, games, puzzles, and more!  more »
      Wednesday, December 7, 2016
        IU Calendar




        • Competition Pool
          December 08 5:30am
          Lap Swim more »
        • CyberSec First Responder: Threat Detection and Response
          December 08 9:00am
          This workshop lasts 5 days. Overview: This course covers the duties of those who are responsible for monitoring and detecting security incidents in information systems and networks, and for executing a proper response to such incidents. Depending on the size of the organization, this individual more »
        • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
          December 08 10:00am
          A car bomb exploded in 2007 in the historic intellectual center of Baghdad, al-Mutanabbi Street. More than 130 people died or were wounded, but the place escaped geographic bounds to become a global movement for the free exchange of ideas. View selections from a rare collection of artist's books and broadsides that continue to be generated a more »
        • Undergraduate Student Exhibition
          December 08 10:00am
          The Undergraduate Student Exhibition is juried by Liz Garvey of Simon Garvey Art Access Gallery in New York. Works are typically selected from hundreds of submission across a wide variety of media. more »
        • Stress Busters
          December 08 11:00am
          Students, join us the week before finals in December for Stress Busters Week! The Health and Wellness Peer Educators will offer various activities during the week such adult coloring, make your own stress balls, games, puzzles, and more!  more »
        Wednesday, December 7, 2016

          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 08 5:30am
            Lap Swim more »
          • CyberSec First Responder: Threat Detection and Response
            December 08 9:00am
            This workshop lasts 5 days. Overview: This course covers the duties of those who are responsible for monitoring and detecting security incidents in information systems and networks, and for executing a proper response to such incidents. Depending on the size of the organization, this individual more »
          • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
            December 08 10:00am
            A car bomb exploded in 2007 in the historic intellectual center of Baghdad, al-Mutanabbi Street. More than 130 people died or were wounded, but the place escaped geographic bounds to become a global movement for the free exchange of ideas. View selections from a rare collection of artist's books and broadsides that continue to be generated a more »
          • Undergraduate Student Exhibition
            December 08 10:00am
            The Undergraduate Student Exhibition is juried by Liz Garvey of Simon Garvey Art Access Gallery in New York. Works are typically selected from hundreds of submission across a wide variety of media. more »
          • Stress Busters
            December 08 11:00am
            Students, join us the week before finals in December for Stress Busters Week! The Health and Wellness Peer Educators will offer various activities during the week such adult coloring, make your own stress balls, games, puzzles, and more!  more »
          Wednesday, December 7, 2016