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Softchalk Create
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Philosophy Hall, Room B2, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Instructor: Albert Robinson / Delwar Sayeed
Available Seats = 15 | Waiting List = 0
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Create, customize and personalize content by mashing up your own materials with rich media (video, audio, images), interactive exercises, quizzes and text. Deliver learning content inside or outside of Blackboard.
 
How to Create a Writing Intensive Course: An Introduction to WAC
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Philosophy Hall, Room B2, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Instructor: Julia Miele Rodas
Available Seats = 13 | Waiting List = 0
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This one-hour workshop offers an overview of requirements for Writing Intensive (WI) courses at Bronx Community College and an introduction to the foundational teaching approach behind Writing-Across-the-Curriculum (WAC), including strategies for creating assignments and responding to student writing.
 
How to Scaffold Major Assignments
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Philosophy Hall, Room B2, 10:00am - 11:00am
Instructor: Kat DiTommaso
Available Seats = 15 | Waiting List = 0
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This one-hour workshop expands on a key concept of WAC pedagogy: scaffolding. This technique breaks down larger and more complex assignments into smaller, accessible components for more successful instruction and improved student productivity. The workshop looks to end-of-semester assignments and offers practical suggestions for how faculty might create opportunities for preliminary forms of student writing.
 
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