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Ben Miller - 2013-10-07 - style as generative magic (55k)   Uploaded by Benjamin Miller on 10/8/2013

packet distributed for a GCCRC Monday night meeting, with four parts: 1) "playing the sedulous ape": imitating structure, changing content 2) exercises for surprises 3) prose that dances: sentence-level figures 4) form with a function: paragraph-level figures

Handout from Aug 2013 Teaching Workshops (397.7k)   Uploaded by Andrew Lucchesi on 9/2/2013

Materials for workshops by Diana Epibaum on Elementary Creative Writing pedagogy in the composition classroom and by Sean Molloy on Social Constructivist techniques for generating thesis questions. Not included is Nolan Chessman's materials, which can be found here: http://prezi.com/ysf79n68yjdl/copy-of-reluctant-utterances/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

MAGNET teaching workshop packet, May 2012 (738.5k)   Uploaded by Benjamin Miller on 5/15/2012

Session 1. Who are we and what are we doing? Planning the first day of class Session 2. Construction and communication in syllabus design Session 3. Collaborative pedagogy as classroom management: structure, instructions, and purpose

Writing Center Pedagogy, Part II: Gordon Harvey, "Asking for It: Imagining the Role of Student Writing" (514.8k)   Uploaded by Dominique Zino on 11/14/2011

Another article mentioned during our 11/14 meeting (see previous post)

Resources from 11/14/11 meeting on Writing Center Pedagogy, with Laurel Harris (175.9k)   Uploaded by Dominique Zino on 11/14/2011

York Writing Center Infosheets http://www.york.cuny.edu/wac/for-students/info-sheets York Writing Center Discipline-specific Infosheets http://www.york.cuny.edu/wac/for-students/discipline-specific-infosheets Baruch College Writing Center http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/writingcenter/OnlineWritingGuides.htm Centers for Teaching and Learning across CUNY http://qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/ctl/about/otherctls.html Stern College Writing Center http://yu.edu/writing-centers/beren/ Barnard College Writing Fellows Program http://writing.barnard.edu/ A Gordon Harvey article, "Repetitive Strain: The Injuries of Responding to Student Writing," shared by Mark McBeth, is attached to this post.... with one more to follow.

Integrating interactive technology into your courses and course sites (22.5k)   Uploaded by Dominique Zino on 11/10/2011

Amanda Licastro's handout from our GCCRC meeting on 10/26/11, which helped us consider how interactive technology could be useful within the context of our own pedagogical approaches

Contemplating Composition in the 21st Century (17k)   Uploaded by Dominique Zino on 9/13/2011

Amanda Licastro's handout from our second GCCRC meeting of the fall 2011 semester--an exercise inspired by Cathy Davidson's recent work on the nature of attention in a digital age, one which primed us for the Davidson lecture at the Graduate Center that took place just after our meeting.

August 2011 Teaching Workshop - Effective Peer Groups (65.5k)   Uploaded by Benjamin Miller on 8/23/2011

Contains a lesson plan for the workshop, plus: Roles for Group Work (student-ready handout); Working With Groups: Tips and Strategies; Suggestions for Further Reading; Sample Lesson: Jigsaw 1 Activity; Sample Lesson: Jigsaw 2 (student-ready handout); Sample Lesson: Group Response Presentations; Handout: A Workshop Cycle (student-ready handout)

August 2009 Teaching Workshop - Responding to Student Writing - post-workshop notes (34.5k)   Uploaded by Dominique Zino on 8/11/2011

At the end of each of the three iterations of this small group workshop, participants wrote down and handed in their own suggestions about the most and least effective responding strategies they had experienced -- strategies that they had used themselves, ones they had gleaned from colleagues, or approaches for which they had been on the receiving end as college writers. The take-away sheet is a collection of remarks from all three small groups.

January 2011 Teaching Workshop - Summary/Paraphrase/Quotation powerpoint (173k)   Uploaded by Benjamin Miller on 8/11/2011

Slide presentation from Amanda's workshop on summary, paraphrase, and quotation. Could be a useful resource for students, as well, who are unclear on what the differences are (and why/when these different tasks might be useful).

Sample Prompt for Researched Essay (34.5k)   Uploaded by Benjamin Miller on 8/11/2011

A sample assignment prompt for a researched essay in a first-year composition course. Used in the August 2010 workshop on syllabus and assignment design.

Sample Prompt for Reflective Essay (32k)   Uploaded by Benjamin Miller on 8/11/2011

A sample assignment prompt for a reflective essay at the end of a first-year composition course. Used in the August 2010 workshop on syllabus and assignment design.

Course Schedule worksheet - 3 days/week (39k)   Uploaded by Benjamin Miller on 8/11/2011

Handout with blank "mini-lessons" for capturing the semester at a glance. Used in the August 2010 workshop on syllabus and assignment design.

Course Schedule worksheet - 2 days/week (37k)   Uploaded by Benjamin Miller on 8/11/2011

Handout with blank "mini-lessons" for capturing the semester at a glance. Used in the August 2010 workshop on syllabus and assignment design.

August 2010 Teaching Workshop - Syllabus and Assignment "Lesson" Plan (56.5k)   Uploaded by Benjamin Miller on 8/11/2011

Ben's working script, with target times and explanations, to accompany the powerpoint. Yes, Ben does make similar lesson plans for his courses with undergrads. No, you don't have to if you don't want to. Of course, the times are approximate and flexible... as is the order of events (somewhat).

August 2010 Teaching Workshop - Syllabus and Assignment powerpoint (455k)   Uploaded by Benjamin Miller on 8/11/2011

Prompts and points from Ben's workshop on syllabus and assignment design. Includes a list of additional online resources.

January 2010 Teaching Workshop - Notes from the Day (32.5k)   Uploaded by Benjamin Miller on 8/11/2011

A record of the ideas, suggestions, and questions emerging from the group's discussion.

Grammar tracking worksheet (64.5k)   Uploaded by Benjamin Miller on 8/11/2011

Handout from January 2010 teaching workshop. Presents a grid for keeping track of which student is working on (or struggling with) which grammatical skillset.

Sample Scaffolded Research Unit (73k)   Uploaded by Benjamin Miller on 8/11/2011

Packet for January 2010 teaching workshop. Contains ten pages from a sequence of assignments, including student-ready handouts on recursive research methods, ways of using sources (background, exhibit, argument, model), and making a sentence outline.

January 2010 Teaching Workshop - Combined Powerpoint (286.1k)   Uploaded by Benjamin Miller on 8/11/2011

Combined slide presentation for January 2010 intersession workshop. Contains three sections: 1. Teaching Composition at CUNY: College Requirements, Syllabus Development and Assignment Sequencing 2. Designing Composition Assignments 3. Confronting Student Need: Tackling Grammar in the Classroom

 
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