This workshop contains the following two lectures:
Lecture 1 Teaching Second Language Writing in Context
Writing is something many teachers and students dread, and there is a reason. How can we make writing activities more engaging and interesting? In this lecture, you will learn the principles of contextualized writing activities that can make writing more interesting and meaningful.
Lecture 2 Teaching Second Language Writing to a Large Class
Writing is becoming increasingly important in the highly literate and networked society, but it poses a challenge for teachers who work with large numbers of students. Is it possible to teach writing well in a large class? This lecture will provide strategies for writing instruction that can minimize the teacher’s workload while maximizing student’s learning outcomes.