For writing feedback and support, please visit MCLA’s Writing Studio in Murdock 120. There you will find trained Writing Associates who can help you at any stage of the writing process: from understanding assignments and brainstorming ideas to planning, revising and polishing final drafts. For information such as this semester’s hours of operation and how to make an appointment, please visit the Writing Studio website at mcla.edu/writingstudio.
Have a friendly Writing Associate visit your class for a 15-minute presentation on the services the Writing Studio offers. To schedule a class visit, please email Amber Engelson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you'd like informational bookmarks, brochures and other such items to give to your students, please contact Amber Engelson at email@example.com.
Contact Amber Engelson, MCLA's WAC specialist, to schedule an individual faculty consultation concerning any aspect of writing and pedagogy, from writing or revising essay prompts, to sequencing writing assignments, to assessment. To schedule an individual consultation, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring 2023 WAC Workshops
Tues. Jan. 31st, from 12-1 pm, Faculty Center: “Let’s talk Writing!”
Has it been a while since you've talked about writing with in a collegial, welcoming environment? This session will offer a chance to sit down with each other in a shared space to talk writing: about our students’ writing; how we teach it; about ourselves as writers…
Tues. Feb. 28th, from 12-1 pm, Faculty Center: "AI for Educators: Opportunities and
Are you worried about and/or intrigued by ChatGPT and other AI tools? Join WAC and the Offices of Academic Technology and Assessment for a collaborative CTL-sponsored conversation about our pedagogies and how AI might complicate—and perhaps transform in positive ways—what we do in our classroom spaces.
Tuesday, April 25, 12-1 pm, Faculty Center: "In Their Own Words: MCLA Students Talk
Are you interested in getting students' perspectives on writing instruction and support? Join us for a conversation with MCLA students about what they value when it comes to writing, what works for them as writers and thinkers, what doesn't, and why.
Join the Writing Across the Curriculum Canvas page, where you can find teaching materials on everything from effective source use, to writing literature reviews and analytical essays, to activities you can assign to help your students edit their papers. To be added to the page, please email Amber Engelson at email@example.com with your A number.