November 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following snaps, high fives, and interspersed logorrheica to share for November. What Is Even HappeningWe’ve been receiving a growing number of informal requests for a run-down of what’s happening in the University Writing Program. In response, this section of the monthly announcements is intended to add transparency to the … Read more

October 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for October. Canvas Blueprints, Textbook Orders, and Section Counts for Spring 2023We anticipate offering approximately 15 sections of ENGL1105 and 151 sections of ENGL1106 next semester. In their respective roles as course directors, T Passwater and Shakil Rabbi are updating the … Read more

August 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for August. Resources as You Begin the Semester Copies of Understanding Rhetoric (VT Custom) have been ordered for all sections of ENGL1105 and ENGL1106. For more information, visit http://www.hokieswrite.com/textbook/. An updated directory with faculty and GTA contact information is at http://www.hokieswrite.com/instructional-staff/. … Read more

The Scholar Summit at UVA

The University of Virginia Center for Teaching Excellence, in coordination with the AERA Service-Learning and Experiential Education SIG, will be hosting The Scholar Summit, March 24-26, in Charlottesville, Va. Registration for the event is now live. NOTE: Space is limited to 160 attendees and registration closes on March 2nd (or when sold out) so act now … Read more

October 2021 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for October. Canvas Blueprints, Textbook Orders, and Section Counts for Spring 2022We anticipate offering approximately seven sections of ENGL1105 and 163 sections of ENGL1106 next semester. Julie Mengert and Maggie Fernandes are updating the Canvas blueprints to reflect Spring 2022 dates. The … Read more

September 2021 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for September. Composition Program CalendarThe Fall 2021 Composition Program calendar is up to date on HokiesWrite. Upcoming events include a Writing Program Dialogues session on Friday, October 15, from 3-4 p.m. (via Zoom [link circulated via email]; sponsored by Writing Across Virginia). Then, … Read more

August 2021 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for August. Resources as You Begin the Semester Copies of Understanding Rhetoric (VT Custom) have been ordered for all sections of ENGL1105 and ENGL1106. For more information, visit http://www.hokieswrite.com/textbook/. An updated directory with faculty and GTA contact information is at http://www.hokieswrite.com/instructional-staff/. COVID-related … Read more

July 2021 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements to share for July. Fall 2021 Canvas Blueprints for ENGL1105 and ENGL1106The Composition Program leadership team has finished updates to Canvas blueprints for ENGL1105 and ENGL1106. All sections will have those materials iterated/copied and in place by Friday, July 23. Canvas blueprints will primarily feature the instructor guide, an … Read more

June 2021 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements to share for June. August Workshop and Community Day – Save the DatesOur August Workshop this fall will be held on August 10-13. Schedule details are still being settled, but we have confirmed that our Community Day will be Thursday, August 12, and that we will have Dr. Steven … Read more

April 2021 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements to share for April. Teaching Portfolio AwardsPlease join the Composition Program in congratulating the following recipients of the 2021 Outstanding Teaching Portfolio Award. Based on reviewer reports, portfolios from year’s four awardees exemplified pedagogical inventiveness, disciplinary and curricular congruency, and a timely, supportive regard toward first-year writing students at … Read more