Writing to Learn

Writing to Learn

Center for Academic Excellence (FAD) | Teaching and Learning
Center for Academic Excellence (FAD)
Teaching and Learning

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Course info

Writing to learn refers to a set of ideas and practices regarding the way people use writing as a tool for learning (not just communicating). This workshop is designed to introduce participants to the concept of writing to learn with particular emphasis on the importance of writing-to-learn activities as tools for deepening understanding, extending learning, and developing critical thinking skills across all disciplines.

  • Identify the basic concepts of writing-to-learn pedagogy
  • Apply writing to learn concepts to discipline- or course-specific teaching & learning challenges
  • Revise an assignment to include a writing-to-learn component that addresses an identified challenge
  • Develop an assessment strategy for new writing to learn component


  • Crystal Weisner

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