Workshop: What Does Speaking Have that Writing Needs
Course ID - CTD0478d
|Length of Workshop:|| 3 hours (1.5
workshop hours and 1.5 Post
* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional
This workshop, part of a series, is designed to provide writing faculty with strategies for meeting the challenges of today’s first-year composition classroom. Each workshop includes an hour-long web seminar featuring lecture and instruction of a key literacy expert on an important topic. Following the seminar, there will be meaningful interaction and discussion among the participants guided by a CTD facilitator. Finally, participants will complete a required assignment that focuses on reflection and application.
We tend to think of speaking and writing as very different, and we expect similar large differences between spoken and written language. And there are important differences. Writing students are often warned, “Remember you’re writing now, you’re not speaking.” But there are also aspects of spoken language that can help us with our writing. In this Web seminar, Peter Elbow will explore ways to tap into the linguistic knowledge that we have about speaking and use it for a process that most people find much more difficult, writing
As a result of successful completion of the
workshop, participants will be able to:
Course ID: CTD0478d
Course Title: Speak/Writing Needs
Reference # - see table
Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system. The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.
You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer. Example: Richard Johnson would be rjohnson (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop)
Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions
Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule. Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited. However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen. CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.
If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made. College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.