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Webinar: Re-Envisioning Writing Instruction Using a Design Approach

December 5, 2020

Webinar presented by Heather Willis Allen (University of Wisconsin-Madison).

Writing is a critical skill in personal, educational, and professional domains, yet its role in L2 (second language) education in the United States is unclear and several recent studies have identified presentational writing as the most difficult modality to teach and the one that students struggle with the most. In this 90-minute webinar, we will explore the principles of Design writing instruction and discuss pedagogical examples of how this approach can be used to integrate L2 reading and writing, to facilitate learners’ familiarity with and use of appropriate L2 writing conventions, and to foster dialogue around the process and products of L2 writing. For the application stage of this workshop, please bring a presentational writing assignment that you have used in the past and want to improve or revise.

During the registration process, participants can request to receive a certificate of attendance for 1.5 hours of Continuing Education for attending the live event; or participants can request to receive a digital badge after the event.

For more information and to register to this FREE virtual event, please visit our website.