Strong critical-reading skills can facilitate deeper learning and increase student engagement with the course subject matter. This workshop for untenured, tenure-track Washington University faculty will include discussion of effective methods for teaching students how to read scholarly articles and other complex texts with a critical eye.
Topics will include:
Teaching students how to understand and analyze scholarly writing and other complex literature
Providing students with in-class practice in annotating and analyzing figures and texts
Helping students learn to recognize conventions of scholarly writing in your discipline
Presenter: Beth Fisher, PhD, Director of Academic Services, The Teaching Center and Lecturer in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Registration is required and limited to 15. A box-lunch will be provided. All participants will receive an email with menu selections, including vegetarian options, closer to the workshop date. If you have special dietary needs, please let us know at that time.