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Tuesday, October 18 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Tools and practices: Assessing the Effectiveness of Course- and Discipline-specific Writing Instruction

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Participants will explore strategies and best practices for assessing the efficacy of discipline-specific writing instruction in courses across the curriculum. Participants will be provided with a set of proposed “writing across the curriculum” (WAC) projects and descriptions of different assessment tools that have been used to measure WAC programs in the past. They will then use the stated goals and learning outcomes of the proposed WAC projects to identify the most appropriate tools for assessing their impact on learners.


Michael Kaler

Writing Specialist, RGASC, University of Toronto, Mississauga
Michael Kaler is a Lecturer and Writing Specialist at the Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre (RGASC) at the University of Toronto Mississauga. He holds degrees in sciences des religions (Ph. D., 2006) from Université Laval, and ethnomusicology (Ph. D., 2014) from York University; at the RGASC, he teaches both in face-to-face and classroom contexts as well as helping to run the Writing Development Initiative, which supports and... Read More →

Tuesday October 18, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Bronte Room

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