By Jessica Alfaqih, WIC GTA

The WIC team is happy to report on a successful Fall event series throughout our ongoing remote modality. Each of this term’s events is summarized below, along with a bonus announcement for an upcoming event this winter.

Sept. 20 and repeating in winter via CTL– How to design accessible and engaging course material

In this interactive workshop, Design faculty members Christine Gallagher, Deann Garcia, and Andrea Marks taught easy-to-apply design principles. Attendees were shown how important design elements are to readability and engagement in syllabi design. Faculty were presented with examples and offered a range of practical tips for designing accessible and engaging course material. The workshop will be held across multiple dates in 2022. Check the CTL website for more information or watch the recorded workshop here.

Oct. 11 – How to use informal writing to promote active learning

WIC welcomed back faculty this Fall with a Kickoff Event featuring an interactive workshop led by WIC Director Sarah Tinker Perrault. In this workshop, Dr. Perrault demonstrated how to include informal writing that accentuates course content that helps develop students’ content learning as well as their academic writing skills.

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