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Composition faculty awarded 2018 emergent researcher award by the CCCC

Composition faculty awarded 2018 emergent researcher award by the CCCC

The Archive of Workplace Writing Experiences (AWWE), an early-stages research project by Professors Brian Fitzpatrick (George Mason University) and Jessica McCaughey (George Washington University) was recently awarded a 2018 Emergent Researcher Award grant of $8,000 by the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC).

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Composition faculty receive funds to develop OER materials

Composition faculty receive funds to develop OER materials

During spring and summer of 2018, with help from a second round of 4-VA OER funding, an eleven-member team of faculty will continue the transition of the OER collection to a public-facing platform hosted by Mason Journals, and will add additional items developed by members of the composition program’s 2016-2017 learning communities, a professional development initiative funded by the Students as Scholars initiative.

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Mason Korea expands its writing course offerings

Mason Korea expands its writing course offerings

GMU-Korea opened its door in Spring 2014 in Songdo, a newly-developed town on land reclaimed from the sea and a part of the Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ) in the Incheon Metropolitan City. The program has grown rapidly since the first English composition course was offered. In addition to multiple sections of ENGH 100 and ENGH 101, the campus began to offer ENGH 302 in Fall 2017; during the Spring of 2018, Mason Korea is offering three composition courses and three literature courses.

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Composition faculty share their expertise at ITL conference

Composition faculty share their expertise at ITL conference

Mason composition faculty continue setting the standard for innovation in pedagogy, and this year’s Innovation in Teaching and Learning conference, hosted by the Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning at George Mason University, gave many faculty within the program the opportunity to showcase what they know and what they do.

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Celebrating success

Celebrating success

The mood in EagleBank Arena was lively on May 18 and 19, as the College of Humanities and Social Sciences held its degree celebration ceremonies. Congratulations again to all of our graduates! We are pleased to welcome you to an impressive community of alumni, made only stronger by the class of 2017.

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English Department Professor Terry Zawacki Wins Teaching Excellence Award

English Department Professor Terry Zawacki Wins Teaching Excellence Award

The Provost and the Center for Teaching Excellence have announced the 2011 Teaching Excellence Award winners. Included in this year's winners is English Department Professor Terry Zawacki. Zawacki's win continues a long and proud tradition of strong representation of English Department faculty among the annual Teaching Excellence Award winners. All are invited and welcomed to the 2011 Celebration of Teaching Excellence. The ceremony will be held on Monday, April 11, from 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm in the Center for the Arts, Concert Hall Main Lobby.

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