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09/29/2020
Grad Writing FLC Explores Change Strategies
The Howe Writing Across the Curriculum initiative and the Graduate School are currently co-hosting a Faculty Learning Community (FLC) composed of teams from English, Psychology, and Music. The FLC is designed to help faculty reflect on and innovate how graduate students are supported as writers. A recent meeting of the FLC focused on first-order and second-order (or "deep") change.
09/11/2020
Supporting your international students, and their writing, online
Dr. Larysa Bobrova, Coordinator of the English Language Learner Writing Center, recently shared important insights and research-backed best practices behind managing an online classroom that works for international students.
08/25/2020
Faculty Fellows Kicks Off by Exploring Scholarship of Learning
Monday, August 24, marked the first collaborative session in the Fall 2020 Faculty Writing Fellows Program. We welcome a faculty team from the Havinghurst Center for Russian & Post-Soviet Studies and a faculty team from the Department of Justice and Community Studies. It's a dynamic cohort motivated to innovate teaching and learning with and through writing in their disciplines.
07/31/2020
HCWE co-hosts "Engaging Students for Deep Learning Online" workshop
This summer the Howe Center for Writing Excellence (HCWE) has partnered with the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) and eLearning to help the Miami community make a purposeful, pedagogically-driven transition to remote instruction. We want to help faculty achieve the principles that guide their teaching in online classrooms for Fall 2020. Our first joint series, Engaging Students for Deep Learning Online, happened over two parts in July.
05/14/2020
#FiveFridays Challenge keeps Miami writers committed and connected through COVID-19
This Spring, the #FiveFridays Challenge rewarded Miami faculty and graduate students for attending five Friday Writing Hours sessions. A total of 17 people reached the five-visit milestone, but that number only begins to tell the story of what the challenge meant to the HCWE community.
05/05/2020
Winners Announced in the Latest HWC Poetry Contest
Thanks to everyone who submitted work for the What We Leave Behind: Sustainability and Disposability poetry contest. We're thrilled to announce our winners! First prize: Alexander Benedict. Runner-up: Brianna Porter. Hannah Stohry earned an honorable mention.
03/17/2020
Award Winners Announced for Excellence in Disciplinary Writing Instruction
This year, Miami awarded the Roger & Joyce Howe Award for Excellence in Disciplinary Writing Instruction for the first time. This award honors individuals or teams of faculty who have made concerted and continuing efforts to innovate writing instruction in their disciplines.
03/12/2020
Enter the HWC Poetry Writing Contest
Calling all Miami poets! The Howe Writing Center (HWC) is holding a poetry writing contest focused on the theme "What We Leave Behind: Sustainability and Disposability."
02/10/2020
Winners Announced for the Change of Seasons Creative Writing Contest
We're grateful to all who submitted work for out latest creative writing contest at the HWC, and we're happy to now announce our winners! First prize, and winner of a $100 Amazon Gift Card: T. Mesnick for their poem "Pumpkin Patch"; Runner-Up, and winner of a $50 Amazon Gift Card: Alexander Benedict for his poem "Fall as an Unsure Haircut."