Last week, we at the Collaborative for Multilingual Writing and Research hosted a workshop on classroom strategies for learners of English as an additional language. We realized that a lot of the things that we talked about in the workshop—titled … Continue reading
Looking for a fun, catchy way to learn language? Listen to music! On Monday, October 22nd, the CMWR hosted our quarterly workshop on precisely this idea. Participants were greeted by Lady Gaga belting out “Edge of Glory,” and over the … Continue reading
Most UCWbLers may know or remember that Writing Groups Leaders do a lot of work with adult students from the School for New Learning. As part of our continuing efforts to reach out to SNL students, the Writing Groups will … Continue reading
I know I frequently offer websites to you all that I think will be useful to writers. But today I found one that I myself am going to use, because it does something for the serious writer that I used … Continue reading
Are you a writer? Are you twenty-one or older? Do you like to drink? Got some free time between 5 and 8 pm tonight?
Can you count on one hand the number of people outside of school who have read your work? This is a shame. You may be thinking, “talk about a blessing, not a curse,” but allow me for a moment to … Continue reading
Still painfully sunburnt from the Chicago Pride Parade on Sunday, I thought I’d take some time to promote an LGBT writers’ association based here in the Windy City that I—being young and oblivious—didn’t even know existed until now. NewTown Writers … Continue reading
Hey there, lovers of writing. Summer is underway (despite what the ambiguous weather may suggest), which also means that DePaul’s Summer Writing Conference is going to be coming up next month, July 15-17th.
Workshops are a whole new world that I had the pleasure of jumping into for the first time today. I am not an expert, nor am I a Digicator (DePaul uses the e-portfolio platform Digication), but nonetheless I was able … Continue reading