In order to remain connected during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the passion project of three English professors has resulted in an intriguing new podcast about children’s literature.
In response to national trends and the changing shape of the academic discipline, UConn’s Department of English has redesigned its major plan of study to offer enhanced flexibility and a new array of optional tracks for students.
The Connecticut Writing Project was featured in UConn Today, detailing a new effort where students and teachers from Grades 4 to 12 read works of literature and then write letters to the authors.
Aetna Chair of Writing Brenda Brueggemann, along with graduate students Margaret McFarlane, Emily Tarconish, and Kathryn Warrender-Hill, created an online survey in academic year 2020-2021 for graduate students, focusing on how the pandemic has influenced their education experience.
by Alexander Mika, ’21 (CLAS) Recently, the University of Connecticut’s First-Year Writing program redesigned course curriculum and is in the process of implementing those changes at the regional campuses. The new course, ENGL 1007 (Seminar in Academic Writing and Multimodal Composition), features a Writing Across Technology curriculum that encourages students to engage with and develop […]
by Alexander Mika, ’21 (CLAS) In an effort to promote anti-racist writing practices across academic disciplines, Kathleen Tonry, associate professor of English and associate director of the University Writing Center, and Gabe Morrison, a PhD candidate in rhetoric and composition, are working on an initiative called “Racism in the Margins.” The project begins with a […]
“Using Discussion Boards with Online Teaching.” Wed, Aug 19, 1-1:45.
Apr. 27, 3-5:30pm. Wilbur Cross, North Reading Room.
Apr. 17, UConn Hartford.
We regret to inform that this event has been canceled.