The following are workshops, brown bags, and other events planned by the WAC program. Please check back frequently for updates. Campus events will also be distributed via the WAC program’s social media Web site and listserv. If you are interested in the WAC Faculty Seminar, then see its own page.
You may register onlinefor any of the workshops or brown bags listed below. Light refreshments will be served at all events.
|"Working with Second Language Writers: A Workshop for All Fresno State Faculty," conducted by Paul Kei Matsuda (Arizona State University).||Wed, Apr 02, 2014 at 10-11:30 AM||HML 3132|
|"From Grading to Teaching: Reconsidering the Place of Grammar in the University Classroom," presented by Paul Kei Matsuda (Arizona State University)||Wed, Apr 01, 2014 at 2-3 PM||HML 3212|
Description of Events
Paul Kei Matsuda is Professor of English and Director of Second Language Writing at Arizona State University. An internationally recognized expert on second language writing, he has presented lectures and workshops in various parts of the world, including: China, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, Israel, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Qatar, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, and throughout the United States.
Working with Second Language Writers: A Workshop for All Fresno State Faculty
10:00 - 11:30 AM (April 2, 2014) in HML 3132
This workshop provides an overview of the changing university student population in the age of globalization and offers some strategies for using writing to enhance the learning experience of a linguistically diverse student population.
From Grading to Teaching: Reconsidering the Place of Grammar in the University Classroom
2:00 - 3:00 PM (April 2, 2014) in HML 3212
With the growing linguistic diversity of the student population, university faculty members are faced with the challenge of working with students who are struggling because of the language barrier. This presentation will offer a perspective on the role of grammar in the university classroom that will help faculty members respond productively to the needs of current student population without increasing their workload.