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    March 25 10:00am
    C. Thomas Lewis invites audiences to experience the sights and sounds of three Indiana forests through a series of immersive, high-definition films. Lewis is a lecturer in IUPUI's Media Arts and Science program. more »
  • Freya Powell | Omniscience and Oblivion
    March 25 10:00am
    For this sound installation, New York-based artist Freya Powell created an audio archive where participants were invited to anonymously share one memory they would like to keep forever and one they would like to let go. more »
  • Phyllis Bramson | Love and Affection in a Hostile World
    March 25 10:00am
    A survey of Chicago-based artist Phyllis Bramson's provocative painting and mixed-media work, which examine Eastern iconography as constructed in the Western imagination. more »
Saturday, March 25, 2017
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    • NCAA DI Men's Championships
      March 25 12:00am
      Swim Meet more »
    • CLOSED
      March 25 12:00am
      Closed more »
    • C. Thomas Lewis | The Virgin Forest Project
      March 25 10:00am
      C. Thomas Lewis invites audiences to experience the sights and sounds of three Indiana forests through a series of immersive, high-definition films. Lewis is a lecturer in IUPUI's Media Arts and Science program. more »
    • Freya Powell | Omniscience and Oblivion
      March 25 10:00am
      For this sound installation, New York-based artist Freya Powell created an audio archive where participants were invited to anonymously share one memory they would like to keep forever and one they would like to let go. more »
    • Phyllis Bramson | Love and Affection in a Hostile World
      March 25 10:00am
      A survey of Chicago-based artist Phyllis Bramson's provocative painting and mixed-media work, which examine Eastern iconography as constructed in the Western imagination. more »
    Saturday, March 25, 2017
      IU Calendar




      • NCAA DI Men's Championships
        March 25 12:00am
        Swim Meet more »
      • CLOSED
        March 25 12:00am
        Closed more »
      • C. Thomas Lewis | The Virgin Forest Project
        March 25 10:00am
        C. Thomas Lewis invites audiences to experience the sights and sounds of three Indiana forests through a series of immersive, high-definition films. Lewis is a lecturer in IUPUI's Media Arts and Science program. more »
      • Freya Powell | Omniscience and Oblivion
        March 25 10:00am
        For this sound installation, New York-based artist Freya Powell created an audio archive where participants were invited to anonymously share one memory they would like to keep forever and one they would like to let go. more »
      • Phyllis Bramson | Love and Affection in a Hostile World
        March 25 10:00am
        A survey of Chicago-based artist Phyllis Bramson's provocative painting and mixed-media work, which examine Eastern iconography as constructed in the Western imagination. more »
      Saturday, March 25, 2017
        IU Calendar




        • NCAA DI Men's Championships
          March 25 12:00am
          Swim Meet more »
        • CLOSED
          March 25 12:00am
          Closed more »
        • C. Thomas Lewis | The Virgin Forest Project
          March 25 10:00am
          C. Thomas Lewis invites audiences to experience the sights and sounds of three Indiana forests through a series of immersive, high-definition films. Lewis is a lecturer in IUPUI's Media Arts and Science program. more »
        • Freya Powell | Omniscience and Oblivion
          March 25 10:00am
          For this sound installation, New York-based artist Freya Powell created an audio archive where participants were invited to anonymously share one memory they would like to keep forever and one they would like to let go. more »
        • Phyllis Bramson | Love and Affection in a Hostile World
          March 25 10:00am
          A survey of Chicago-based artist Phyllis Bramson's provocative painting and mixed-media work, which examine Eastern iconography as constructed in the Western imagination. more »
        Saturday, March 25, 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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          • NCAA DI Men's Championships
            March 25 12:00am
            Swim Meet more »
          • CLOSED
            March 25 12:00am
            Closed more »
          • C. Thomas Lewis | The Virgin Forest Project
            March 25 10:00am
            C. Thomas Lewis invites audiences to experience the sights and sounds of three Indiana forests through a series of immersive, high-definition films. Lewis is a lecturer in IUPUI's Media Arts and Science program. more »
          • Freya Powell | Omniscience and Oblivion
            March 25 10:00am
            For this sound installation, New York-based artist Freya Powell created an audio archive where participants were invited to anonymously share one memory they would like to keep forever and one they would like to let go. more »
          • Phyllis Bramson | Love and Affection in a Hostile World
            March 25 10:00am
            A survey of Chicago-based artist Phyllis Bramson's provocative painting and mixed-media work, which examine Eastern iconography as constructed in the Western imagination. more »
          Saturday, March 25, 2017