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Upcoming Workshops

Writing Intensive Program

Fall 2023 Events

What is Writing Intensive? Introduction to the Pedagogy and the Program

Considering teaching a Writing Intensive course but aren't sure it's for you? Need ideas for including more writing and writing instruction in your course? Bring your questions and join us for this interactive workshop on WI pedagogy.

September 7; noon to 1 p.m.




Designing Effective Writing Assignments 

Join fellow CSUSB faculty for an introductory workshop on assignment design. We'll cover the features of accessible and inclusive assignment design, how to align assignments with learning outcomes, and strategies for making writing assignments more engaging to students.

October 5; noon to 1 p.m.




Instructor and Peer Feedback

Looking for ways to encourage your students to incorporate your feedback more effectively?  Not getting the desired results in peer review? Join us for this introductory workshop on effective strategies for instructor and peer feedback.

November 2; noon to 1 p.m.




Reading and Writing in the Age of ChatGPT

December 7; noon to 1 p.m.

The greater accessibility of artificial intelligence has changed the higher education for both students and instructors. In this workshop, we'll consider both the challenges and affordances of AI for the Writing Intensive classroom.




Writing Intensive Pedagogy Faculty Learning Community

Held in-person/Zoom throughout Spring semester 2024

Description: Teaching a Writing Intensive course this semester for the first time? Preparing to teach one in the near future and want to brush up on strategies for teaching writing in the disciplines? Want to learn more about using writing to support learning in your classroom? Join Tom Girshin, Writing Intensive Program Director, for a semester-long faculty learning community to learn about antiracist teaching and assessment practices, developing writing assignments, responding and grading, peer review, working with L2 students, and more!  This FLC is required for the Writing Intensive Fellows program. Participants in WI FLCs receive $1000 in professional development funds or stipend.

Look for registration info later this semester.


All WI events are held on Zoom unless otherwise specified. For more information, or to request accommodations, email