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2013-14 GRANTS

CFP: Writing Intensive New or Revised Course Grant Proposal Guidelines

Cover Sheet for Course Proposals

CFP: Integrating Writing and Information Literacy in Assignments Small Grant Proposal Guidelines

Cover Sheet for Assignment Proposals

CFP: Mellon New or Revised Courses Grant Proposal Guidelines

Cover Sheet for Course Proposals



PS 230: The American Presidency (Sweet and Shaw)

Cover Sheet

Course Proposal

PSYC 321: Brain Injury and Recovery (Kerr and Davis-Kahl)

Cover Sheet

PSYC 335: Counseling and Psychotherapy (Kunce and Davis-Kahl)

Course Proposal

SPAN 280: Reading & Writing Culture (Ferradans and Duke)

New Assignment Description


Emily Kelahan and Bob Delvin, PHIL 268 Hume's Philosophy of Religion

Kathie O'Gorman and Bob Delvin, ENGL 232 British Drama 1950-present

Writing Partner Handbook
Materials from the Annual Pedagogy Symposium (BEAM Workshop by Prof. Joe Bizup)




For small grants to revise/devise assignments: the 20th of every month

For grants to revise an existing course or create a new course: Mon., Oct. 1, 2014 and Mon., Dec. 1, 2014



Jan. 9-10 SLAC-WPA 2015 Conference  Location TBA



Mon., Sept. 23:  12:00-1:00 Non-Org panel by faculty and librarians who received Mellon grants last year. Davidson room

Mon., Nov.. 11, 4:00-5:45: Grading student papers: how to do it efficiently and productively. SFH 103.

Sat., Jan. 25, 2014, 9:00-12:00. Annual Pedagogy Symposium. Guest speaker: Prof. Joe Bizup, Boston U.

Tues., Feb. 25, 2014, 4:00-5:00pm. The Writing Program and Ames Library are hosting an assignment clinic in the Joslin Atrium.  The clinic aims to follow up on the presentation by Professor Joe Bizup at the January Pedagogy Symposium.

Mon., May 12 and Tues., May 13, 2014, 9-3:30 in CLA 101.: The Writing Program will hold an assessment of Gateway essays.  All faculty are invited to participate. We need 8 readers. Please contact Mary Ann Bushman ( if you are interested.

Mon., May 19, and Tues., May 20, 2014, Workshop on teaching to enhance students' oral skills and information literacy skills.  Workshop leader:  Professor Hillory Oakes, Bates College.  Mark your calendars and look for more details in a few weeks.

Wed., Sept. 10 4:00-5:30  Teaching writing with international students in the classroom.  SFH 103

Tues., Sept. 23  4:00-5:30  Gateway faculty workshop:  responding to student papers. SFH 103

Tues., Oct. 21 4:00-5:30  Composing Good Writing Assignments (a clinic).  Location TBA