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Text Complexity and Academic Language
As experts in our fields, we are familiar with the reading practices of our disciplines. Students, however, may not be. Examine the specific complexities of the texts we require (or desire) students to read. We will analyze our texts for text demands and reading purposes. We will also discuss academic language and strategies for helping our students understand and use it. Bring a copy of reading materials you use in a course. Registration is required.
CTLT’s Literacy in the College Classroom seminars continue conversations from the 2018 University-Wide Teaching & Learning Symposium. Join with colleagues to discover the unique ways students discover and create new knowledge, while learning how to help them develop the literacies necessary to your discipline