University of CT Writing Project's Summer Institute for Teachers
“ . . . WHERE TEACHERS COME TO IMPROVE THEIR WRITING IN ORDER TO IMPROVE THE WRITING OF THEIR STUDENTS.”
Every year since 1982, the CWP has invited outstanding teachers from all disciplines and levels of instruction to participate in a Summer Invitational Institute on the Storrs campus. This Summer Institute provides teachers with the opportunity to study current composition theories, to share their expertise, and to compile their own original writing portfolio.
During the summer institute you will write every day, participate in peer response groups, revise your writing, share your knowledge and insights with other teachers, conduct graduate-level research, build leadership skills, and grow as teachers and writers.
All participants will receive a $500 Aetna Fellowship or the option to earn six graduate credits in English.
Deadline for Applying
Applications for Summer 2015 are due by March 21st, 2015.
Required materials include: 1 page essay on your teaching philosophy, two letters of recommendation (one may be a recommendation from a TC), and a resume. Please indicate which area you may be interested in doing your research in: Reading/Writing Connection, Assessments and Writing, Writing and Technology or The Writing Process. Your information may be sent via email to:
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