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Quinnipiac's Writing Across the Curriculum hosted its 10th annual summer training workshop on Aug. 11-14. Faculty participants from departments and programs across the University collaborated on assignment design, outcomes assessment, and other critical thinking and writing tasks.
The Quinnipiac University Writing Across the Curriculum and the Research and Writing Institute hosted its biannual spring writers retreat at the College of Arts and Sciences facility at 430 Mount Carmel Avenue on May 21 and 22. The program allows faculty members to take advantage of uninterrupted time to think and write in a collaborative, peer-driven environment.
On May 29, Lauren Sardi, assistant professor of sociology, and Stacy Missari, assistant professor of sociology and internship coordinator, presented on the experiences and difficulties in assessing diversity learning outcomes in sociology.
Timothy Dansdill, associate professor of English and former QU101 series coordinator, and Paul Pasquaretta, Research and Writing Institute coordinator and adjunct professor, presented on developing value-added discourse communities in a university seminar series at two conferences in May.
Quinnipiac University Writing Across the Curriculum (QUWAC) members will make five panel and poster presentations at the International Writing Across the Curriculum’s (IWAC) biennial conference in Minneapolis, Minn., June 12-14.
The conference, "Thinking and Writing Beyond Two Cultures: STEM, WAC/WID, and the Changing Academy," will be hosted by the Quinnipiac University Writing Across the Curriculum and the Research and Writing Institute. Kathleen Blake Yancey and Vaughan Turekian will deliver the keynote presentations.
On Jan. 8 and 9, the Quinnipiac University Writing Across the Curriculum faculty committee and the Research and Writing Institute facilitated their biannual faculty writers retreat.