38th Annual Literary Arts Festival Writing Competition

Entry Guidelines Submit your work at the City Tech Literary Arts Festival OpenLab website: https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/literaryartsfestival/submission-guidelines/ Do not include your name in the submission attachment. Attach your entry as a Word document. For more information, please contact: CityTechLAF@gmail.com Competition winners receive cash prizes and a possible Festival reading.

WAC: Developing Your Writing Intensive Syllabus

One of the challenges in writing-intensive instruction is developing a syllabus that weaves together course content with WAC principles to improve student writing and facilitate their writing process. In this workshop, we will suggest critical elements for crafting syllabi for writing-intensive courses and consider ways to adapt assignments and course practices that help students learn

WAC: Cumulative ePARSE Self Evaluation

This workshop will guide faculty to draft of their self-evaluation through self-reflection, guided peer-review, and group discussion. Participants are expected to complete the Part 1 self-paced workshop and create their draft before working with the WAC team on 4/7:

WAC: Minimal Marking and Effective Grading

This workshop offers strategies for minimizing time spent on grading while maximizing the effectiveness of written comments. These strategies not only ease an instructor’s workload but also lead to more comprehensive student learning. We will cover a variety of minimal marking techniques that will allow faculty to focus on overall improvements in student writing.