Thursday, October 10, 2013

Archives! Get Your Archives!

I've been negligent to getting the archives posted here in the blog, so here are a whole festival of links to archives. By the way, here is the schedule for the year.

August 28 - Setting the Schedule
September 4 - Advice to New FYC Instructors (Sorry, I missed this one)
September 11 - Community Building: Ways to build communities of trust, respect, and sharing in FYC classroom
September 19 - Globalization: Working with Multilingual Writers & FYC in International Contexts
September 26 - Feedback: How to Provide Effective, Efficient Feedback (Looks like I missed this one too)
October 2 - Digital Literacy and Digital Citizenship
October 9 - Identity: How we retain our identities as writers?

Next week, October 16 is: How to Foster Creativity and Play in the Classroom. See you then!

Monday, August 26, 2013

We're BACK!

Join us this Wednesday, 9pm Eastern, for the first #FYCchat of the 2013-2014 academic year.

Like in January, this first chat of the semester will be devoted to brainstorming chat topics for the upcoming 15-16 weeks. Join us and share what you'd like us to talk about this semester.

See you Wednesday night!

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Archive from the April 24th Chat

Here it is, our chat on grading

Join us tonight were we're going to be talking about self-evaluation. 9pm Eastern. Be there! 

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

April 17 Archive

On writing across the curriculum/campus and beyond. Sorry I missed this one!

Tonight, at 9pm Eastern, we're chatting about grading/marking/evaluating/etc. It is that time of the year, after all.

See you tonight!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Archive from the April 10th Chat

We talked about research and the research "paper." Here is the archive.

See you on Wednesday at 9pm Eastern where the topic will be Writing Across the Curriculum and transferring writing skills. 

Monday, April 8, 2013

Archive of the April 3 chat

Here it is, as always, as a wonderful google spreadsheet, for our chat about our identities as writers and how we incorporate that into our classroom and teaching.

This Wednesday, we'll be discussing teaching research skills and the "research paper." Hope to see you on Wednesday night, 9pm Eastern time.

Also, I haven't forgotten about getting a google doc started for a 4Cs panel proposal. It will be done by Wednesday's chat.

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Archive for the March 27th Chat

Here they are. We had a great discussion on creating/using local professional development opportunities, then moved on to a discussion of the upcoming deadline for next year's CCCC in Indianapolis.

We're currently brainstorming possible panel ideas on facebook, so give us a like over there and join in the extended conversation!

Saturday, March 23, 2013

March 20th Archive

Here is the spreadsheet archive of Wednesday's chat about disability in the Composition classroom. There was also a Storify of the chat. 

See you for the next chat, where the topic will be seeking and creating local professional development activities. It will be at 9pm Eastern time, Wednesday night, on Twitter. Use the #FYCchat hashtag. 

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Recent Archives

Here are the recent archives of the past few #FYCchat.

We're taking next week off because most of our participants will be in Vegas for the CCCCs conference. On Wednesday, March 20th, we will be discussing course design and disability. See you there, 9pm Eastern, on Twitter! 

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Archive for February 6 chat

Here is the archive from the February 6th chat about the Online Learners' Bill of Rights document. 

And here's a really cool visualization

See you tonight for building community and facilitating collaboration. 9pm EST. 

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Archive for January 30 Chat and Schedule

So many great technology suggestions. Here is the archive. Remember, you can find the chat in reverse chronological order. Links aren't live, but you can copy and paste them.

Hope to see everyone tonight when the topic is the Learning Rights document that has been making the rounds.

The schedule for the chats can be found on our facebook page and right here:

Jan 30 -- Teaching with Technology (Face-to-face, Online, Hybrid, & MOOCs)

Feb 6 -- Learning Bill of Rights

Feb 13 -- Encouraging Collaboration and Community

Feb 20 -- Writing as Performance

Feb 27 -- Play in the Classroom

March 6 -- How Course Designs Change (or Don’t) to Meet the Needs of Disabled Students

March 13 -- Local Professional Development Ideas (in keeping with 4Cs national professional develoment that week)

March 20 -- Writing Teachers as Writers & Taking Our Experiences into the Classroom

March 27 -- Teaching Research Skills & the Research Paper

April 3 -- Writing Across the Curriculum & Transferable Skills

April 10 -- Grading/Assessment/Feedback

April 17 -- Portfolios/ePortfolios

April 24 -- Self-Assessment (assessing ourselves as educators and researchers)

May 1 -- Incorporating the Writing Center

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Archive of the January 23 Chat

Some really cool stuff going on. Our first chat of 2013 and we set up our topics for the upcoming semester.

First, the raw archive of the chat. And, a really cool visualization of the conversation.

We will have a list of topics coming up soon!