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 Faculty Senate

The University of Montana

Writing Committee


Monthly Meetings, Monday's from 10:10 -12:00 a.m. in TODD 203 (9/9, 10/7, 11/4, 12/2)

Writing Assessment Motion, 9/10/13

Rubric used to approved Writing Courses 
Rubric to assess students' work in approved Writing Courses /bulleted rubric
Writing Course Guidelines
FAQs
Information Literacy

Getting to the Heart of Revision (11/2/12).

  • How Rubrics Help Students and Teachers 
  • Providing Productive Feedback in a Reasonable Amount of Time 
  • Revision Strategies that Work

Three sessions co-sponsored by the ASCRC Writing Committee, the Faculty Development Office, and the Pedagogy Project. Videos of the sessions are available at http://www.umt.edu/provost/fdo/profdev/fdseries/Videos.aspx.


Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of the Writing Committee is ongoing evaluation and assessment of the appropriateness and effectiveness of writing requirements and criteria.  The Writing Committee acts as an advocate for effective writing, proposes revisions to the requirements and criteria, and reviews writing course proposals. The Committee monitors the programs of the Writing Center and writing assessment procedures, results, and appeals. 


Membership

Faculty Members  

Beverly Chin, English (Chair) 2014
Gene Burns, HHP 2015
Cathy Corr, Applied Arts & Science 2014
Megan Stark, Mansfield Library 2014
John Glendening, English 2015
Sherrill Brown, Pharmacy 2016
Irene Appelbaum, Linguistics 2016
Marcia Kmetz, Applied Arts & Science 2016
Douglas Raiford, Computer Science 2016
G.G. Weix, Anthropology 2015


Student Members
Mark Triana
Jill Melcher
Ashlynn Andersen

Additional Representatives (Ex-Officio)
Arlene Walker-Andrews , Associate Provost
Joe Hickman, Interim Registrar
Kelly Webster, Director, Writing Center
Amy Ratto-Parks, Interim Director, Composition Program



Rolling Review of Wrting Courses

 Deadline

Course Group

September 27,2013 Humanities and Fine Arts
Fall 2014 Professional Schools and Sciences
Fall 2015 Social Science
Fall 2016 (Fall 2012) Writing and LIterature


Minutes

2013-2014

2012-2013

2011-2012

2010-2011

2009-2010

 

2008-2009

Faculty Senate

The University of Montana

Missoula, MT 59812