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    Since 1982, we have been an independent academic unit serving the entire campus community and remain a key part of undergraduate general education here at the University of Massachusetts. Our award-winning program's mission is to help students at UMass Amherst acquire the writing skills they need in their courses, their careers, and their lives in general. 

News

The Writing Program has moved!

August 08, 2017

Over the summer, the Writing Program made the long awaited move into Du Bois Library! The new space, which stretches across the 12th and 13th floors, includes brand new TO office spaces, communal...

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Events

Nov
20-24

Thanksgiving Recess

Location not set
(All day)

Dec
04

Practicum

Du Bois 13th Floor
4:00 pm

Sep-Dec
05-05

Course Director Groups

Various
10:00 am

Dec
05

New TO Workshop: Information about Title IX

Lederle Graduate Research Center - Room 301
10:00 am

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Multiple computer displays

Each spring, a selected group of TOs meet to discuss technology in the writing classroom, and work on projects associated with these discussions. In this post, Chris talks about his annotated bibliography assignment in an era of "Fake News". His "re-branded" assignment is helpful for students thinking about unit 3 research, or even as a way to approach unit 4. Check out the full post on the reflective teaching blog. 

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