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Junior Year Writing Workshops

The JYW Program offers instructional support workshops and colloquia for JYW teachers every academic year. Below are some of the workshops previously offerd. we have given in the last few years.

Upcoming workshops will be announced via the JYW Instructor listserv. If there is a workshop you'd like to see offered, or if you have questions about upcoming events, please contact the JYW coordinator at

  • Giving Feedback in Junior Year Writing Courses
  • Supporting Multilingual Writers
  • Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Junior Year Writing Course Design
  • Approaches to Teaching Grammar
  • Using Peer Review in JYW
  • Designing and Sequencing Writing Assignments