Upper Division Composition News: Spring, 2012

We’re working on several workshops this spring, both to introduce the newly recommended titles of textbooks for CO300 and to prepare new teachers of CO300. More details about each session will appear in coming weeks in the newsletter calendar. Specific information about places and times for the sessions will appear in the newsletter and in email notifications. Please contact Kate Kiefer with any questions about the topics of upcoming sessions.

Week of Feb 6 – Roundtable on the CO300 textbook review process and recommended list
Week of Feb 13 – First session of “New Teacher of CO300” series –
Week of Feb 20 – A Little Argument
Week of Feb 20 – Second session of “New Teacher of CO300” series
Week of Feb 27 – Rhetorical Analysis
Week of Feb 27 – Final session of “New Teacher of CO300” series
Week of March 5 – Well-Crafted Argument
Week of March 26 – Essentials of Argument/Perspectives on Argument
Week of April 2 – Syllabus design, 1
Week of April 9 – Syllabus design, 2

Our first session, the Roundtable on the textbook review process and the recommended list of titles will run on Tuesday, Feb. 7, from 12:30-1:30 pm and on Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 4-5 pm in Natural Resources 112. Please join Kate Kiefer, Ed Lessor, Bev McQuinn, and Debra Walker for one of these sessions for a brief overview of the final five books after our comprehensive textbook review.


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