March 2020 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for March. Modified Approaches to Teaching ENGL1105 and ENGL1106 – Spring 2020 SemesterDue to the Coronavirus global health crisis and in heeding the announcement by President Tim Sands on Wednesday, March 11, Virginia Tech classes will resume on Monday, March 23, in … Read more March 2020 Announcements

Modified Approaches to Teaching ENGL1105 and ENGL1106 – Spring 2020 Semester

Dear colleagues, As follow-up to President Tim Sands’ message late this afternoon about Virginia Tech extending spring break through March 23, discontinuing face-to-face classes for the remainder of the semester, and shifting classes online, I am writing to share with you a guiding document the Composition Program Leadership Team has prepared to assist with making … Read more Modified Approaches to Teaching ENGL1105 and ENGL1106 – Spring 2020 Semester

Fifteen from Virginia Tech to Present at 71st Annual CCCC

Fifteen faculty and graduate students from Virginia Tech will present at the 71st annual Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 25-28, in Milwaukee, Wisc. Wednesday, March 25Sheila Carter-Tod, Virginia Tech: Wed., 3/25, MW.02 Mind Mapping across Cultural Rhetorics: Innovating Commonplaces for Intersectional Knowledge-Making (Theory and Culture) Thursday, March 26Monique Dufour, Virginia Tech, Thur., 3/26, … Read more Fifteen from Virginia Tech to Present at 71st Annual CCCC

February 2020 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for February. Friday, February 28 Teaching Talk – Dr. Michelle RobinsonOn Friday, February 28, Dr. Michelle Robinson (Spellman College) will present as part of this semester’s Race and Rhetoric Series, a Teaching Talk titled, “Teaching African American Rhetorics.” The presentation will be … Read more February 2020 Announcements

Get to Know Our GTA Mentors: Amanda McGlone

Hello Hokie Writers! We hope that you’ve had a good first week back on campus! Virginia Tech is alive with energy and excitement thanks in part to our students returning to campus and our women’s and men’s basketball teams winning against the Boston College Eagles and the North Carolina Tarheels, respectively. Go Hokies! Throughout the … Read more Get to Know Our GTA Mentors: Amanda McGlone

Get to Know Our GTA Mentors: Colleen Correll

Hello Hokie Writers! Happy first day of classes! We hope that your break was restful and that you’re excited to begin what is looking to be a busy yet fulfilling spring semester. Throughout the first few weeks of class, HokiesWrite will feature interviews from our five current GTA mentors. These mentors teach composition at Virginia … Read more Get to Know Our GTA Mentors: Colleen Correll

January 2020 Announcements

The Composition Program shares the following announcements as lead-up to Spring 2020. Syllabus and Office Hours Collection – Due by Tuesday, January 28, 2020If you are teaching one or more sections of ENGL1105 or ENGL1106 this spring, submit your completed syllabus and office hours to composition@vt.edu no later than the end of the day on … Read more January 2020 Announcements

December 2019 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements to share for December 2019. Pathways Assessment Required for All Sections of ENGL1105 and ENGL1106All sections of ENGL1105 and ENGL1106 must report Pathways assessment ratings this semester. Instructions specific to the Composition Program are available for you to review at http://www.hokieswrite.com/pathways/. Pathways data can be submitted when you complete the evaluation of the major project anchoring each course (rhetorical analysis … Read more December 2019 Announcements