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Write@UGA 2021 event planned

On Feb. 22, 2021, Write@UGA at the University of Georgia will host “Writing for a Better World.” This educational event will take place online, featuring keynote speaker Asao B. Inoue, professor and associate dean of academic affairs, equity, and inclusion for the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts at Arizona State University.

Keynote Address: “What Does It Mean to Assess Writing for a Better World?”

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

This talk engages with the question of what it means to assess and grade college student writing for a better, more antiracist world.

Afternoon Workshop: “Bravely Challenging Our White Language Supremacy in Our Assessments of Student Writing”

3- 4:30 p.m.

This workshop will challenge participants to bravely investigate their own classroom assessment practices, particularly their orientations toward student writing as embodied in their feedback to that writing.

Link to learn more and register:

These events are generously supported by the Center for Teaching and Learning, Division of Academic Enhancement, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Office of Faculty Affairs, Office of Institutional Diversity, Office of Instruction and Office of Research.

Write@UGA is coordinated by Lindsey Harding, Elizabeth Davis and Holly Gallagher.