University Writing Program Lecturer Elyse Lord will be co-presenting on project-based learning at the 6th Biannual Reading and Writing across the Curriculum Conference at CSU Sacramento on April 17. Lord's presentation focuses on the use of multimedia projects in classrooms and how these projects help students develop literacy skills.
More presentation details are available below.
Digital Showcase: Project-Based Learning across the Disciplines
Karma has excelled as a teacher in the program's upper division writing courses and in her first-year seminars focused on topics ranging from The Simpsons to standup comedy. She is not only an outstanding teacher, but she also actively publishes about teaching and popular culture.
Karma will receive her award during the Academic Federation and Academic Senate awards ceremony on May 5.
Brad Henderson, a lecturer in the UWP and author of Drums: A Novel, recently shared his experiences teaching a first-year seminar on the psychology of drummers with Mick Brown of The Telegraph. Brown's article focuses on rock and roll drummers' reputations for "wild behaviour," and Henderson offers unique insight into the craft.
University Writing Program Lecturer Greg Glazner was recently interviewed for a story in Apercus Quarterly about his poetry, his music and much more. Glazner also has a poem in the new anthology Clash by Night, published by CityLit Books in Baltimore.
The University Writing Program hosted its first-ever Picnic Day exhibit on Saturday, April 18, and hundreds of students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members enjoyed all the program had to offer.