211 Sample Syllabus: Digital Literature

  Contributed by Kendell Newman Sadiik, 2015 Home This is  my class website for my 211: Digital Literature and Storytelling. It was a really successful course and I think others should teach it! I also kept a running list of resources for teachers, which you can find here: https://diglit.community.uaf.edu/teaching-resources/ I used this website as well […]

Sample Syllabus: ENGL 213, Writing on Alaska

This syllabus employs creative visual formatting, and so we’ve attached it as a PDF rather than translate it here. Click below to view. Sample Syllabus: Ragan Syllabus 213

Syllabus Writing Guide

Section 1: What is the philosophy behind or importance of having an intentional, well-written syllabus that accurately reflects the instructor and the course? Section 2: Required components of the syllabus (Syllabus Checklist from the UAF Faculty Senate Curriculum Committee) Section 3: Other necessary or suggested components of the syllabus Section 4: Hot tips from current […]

Sample Syllabus: ENGL 213, Connecting Humans and Landscapes

English 213x- NORTH AMERICA: CONNECTING HUMANS AND LANDSCAPES Course Description: This course is an exploration of the natural and cultural landscape of North America for students who wish to study the continent we live on from a variety of perspectives. We will examine writings that combine cultural, environmental and historical views of different people, issues […]

Sample Syllabus: ENGL 211, Depictions of Violence in Narrative

Academic Writing About Literature: Depictions of Violence in Narrative ENGL 211x Instructor: Eric Notaro TR 3:40-5:10pm; Gruening 203 Office Hours: TR 2:30-3:30pm and by appointment. Prerequisites: ENGL 111x or its equivalent. Recommended: Sophomore Standing. Please note that this document is subject to change as deemed necessary by the instructor. Course Description This section of 21 […]

WRTG 214x: Arguing Across Contexts

Below, you will find catalog and course descriptions, course outcomes, scheduling sequences, and curricular sequences for WRTG-214x. As with the 111x courses, these guidelines form the scaffolding structure for your course; however, the “content’ of your course is completely up to you. The readings you choose should be in service of the writing project anchoring […]

Program Assessment: Instructor Materials

What is program assessment? Because the University Writing Program values student-centered learning, it is important for us to know where our students are coming from and how we can best support them in developing as critical thinkers, writers, and lifelong learners. Our program assessment practices have been designed with this in mind. We regularly collect […]

Tips for Creating Lessons and Assignments

Make your course your own: choose the texts that inspire you, start the discussions that you value, and tailor this curriculum to your skills and specializations. As you do this, browse through our Unit Framework and Resources section for ideas about each of the units and how other teachers have structured them in the past. […]

Working with challenging students

UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS Division of Student Services 514 Gruening Building PO Box 756340, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6340 (907) 474-7317 (t) (907) 474-7900 (f) fyses@uaf.edu www.uaf.edu WORKING WITH “CHALLENGING” STUDENTS August 26, 2011 DON FOLEY Dean of Students Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Life x7317 djfoley@alaska.edu 514 Gruening Building UAF POLICE x7721 911 (EMERGENCY) MARY MATTHEWS […]

Writing in Place

“Place-based” pedagogy attempts to engage the world around us and our students with our classrooms. A place-based pedagogy means bringing current events into your classroom (what’s the relationship between time and “place”?) or taking a class field-trip to the transfer site. It means engaging Alaska as place or assigning a prompt that encourages students to […]

English 211/213x: Academic Writing about Social and Natural Sciences/Literature

Below, you will find catalog and course descriptions, course outcomes, scheduling sequences, and curricular sequences for English-211/213x. As with the 111x courses, these guidelines form the scaffolding structure for your course; however, the “content’ of your course is completely up to you. The readings you choose should be in service of the writing project anchoring […]

Departmental Policies

Information for Submitting Course Proposals From the Composition Committee for current GTAs at UAF: We encourage you to submit your themed writing course for our review. We especially encourage second year teachers to apply. The selection process for 211- 213 is competitive, but we intend for this process to help you broaden your teaching experiences. […]

Observation Unit Plan: Authority

The general theme for this observation unit is “Authority.’ Using Lad Tobin’s Writing Relationships model, this unit has been designed with fostering dynamic student-teacher and student-student relationships within the composition classroom. As the observation unit is the first in the curricular sequence, it is incredibly important to develop the relationships that the students and teacher […]

Policy

Information for Submitting Course Proposals From the Composition Committee for current GTAs at UAF: We encourage you to submit your themed writing course for our review. We especially encourage second year teachers to apply. The selection process for 211- 213 is competitive, but we intend for this process to help you broaden your teaching experiences. […]

Working with “Challenging” Students

UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS Division of Student Services 514 Gruening Building PO Box 756340, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6340 (907) 474-7317 (t) (907) 474-7900 (f) fyses@uaf.edu  www.uaf.edu WORKING WITH “CHALLENGING” STUDENTS August 26, 2011 DON FOLEY Dean of Students Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Life x7317 djfoley@alaska.edu 514 Gruening Building UAF POLICE x7721 911 (EMERGENCY) MARY MATTHEWS […]

English 111x: Introduction to Academic Writing

Below, you will find catalog and course descriptions, course outcomes, scheduling sequences, and curricular sequences for English-111x. These guidelines form the scaffolding structure for your course; however, the “content’ of your course is completely up to you. The readings you choose should be in service of the writing project anchoring each unit.  While planning your […]