USC Secondary Writing Institute 2016

Los Angeles, California
Wednesday, June 15, 2016

USC Secondary Writing Institute 2016
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 8:00 AM -
Thursday, June 16, 2016 4:00 PM (Pacific Time)

USC Park Campus
3470 Trousdale Parkway

Los Angeles, California 90089
United States

Curriculum Overview

The workshop will cover:
•    social and cognitive issues that may influence students’ writing development
•    how to approach pedagogy for novice writers from crafting assignments, providing feedback, improving grammar, and scoring assessments.
•    The focus of the institute will help you integrate writing into existing curricula and promote scoring practices that will not increase the workload. Integration of the Common Core State Standards in ELA, Social Studies, and Science will also be covered.

Sample Courses

Coursework will include:

  • Examining novice writers in secondary classrooms
  • Novice students’ constructs of “good writing”
  • Varied writing opportunities
  • Critical reading for depth and complexity
  • Rhetoric and the writer’s choice
  • Argument in the disciplines
  • Integrating disciplinary theory to engage and develop novice writers


Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • Program Fees: $375.00
    includes: registration, materials, parking, food
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