(NWI) Personal Voice in Professional Writing
Date: February 23 2013 9:00am - February 24 2013 5:00pm Location: Room 107, Graduate Campus
Room 107, Graduate Campus
This course is now full. If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please contact the Center for Community Engagement at 503-768-6040 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This course explores the power of writing to engage diverse perspectives, ideas, and cultures at the restless boundary between personal insight and professional practice.
In our search for equity, social justice, and inclusion, collaborative writing in professional life may be the most important writing we do. As educators our own writing is our best teacher, as counselors our written reflections will give us our best advice, and as leaders our work will be improved by writing about the challenges we face.
To foster expressive clarity, the class as a writing community examines reading, collaboration, personal voice, critical thinking, and audience.
This course is part of the Documentary Studies Certificate program.
Northwest Writing Institute classes are offered to teachers, counselors, parents, veterans, and all community members interested in the power of stories to help us understand and practice human connections for the good of all.
Dates: Saturday-Sunday, February 23-24, 2013
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Instructor: Kim Stafford, Ph.D.
Degree-applicable credit: WCM/LA/ED 574, 1 semester hour, $773
Continuing education credit: CEED 874, 1 semester hour, $350
Noncredit/CEU: 15 hours, $250
To ensure your place and to avoid cancellation due to insufficient enrollment, please register no later than two weeks before your course or workshop is scheduled to begin.
About the Instructor
Kim Stafford is the founding director of the Northwest Writing Institute at Lewis & Clark College, and the author of a dozen books of poetry and prose, including 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared (a memoir), and The Muses Among Us: Eloquent Listening and Other Pleasures of the Writer’s Craft (a book about writing and teaching). He approaches writing as a chance to compose stores we have carried into poems, essays, radio commentaries, blessings, rants, parables, and other forms of “tikkun olam,” the healing of the world.
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