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John S. Knight Institute for Writing in the Disciplines
John S. Knight Institute for Writing in the Disciplines
101 McGraw Hall • Cornell University • Ithaca, NY 14853 • 607-255-2280

The Knight Institute offers teaching support for TAs, including Writing 7100: Teaching Writing, Internships, Peer Collaboration,and an Essay Response Program. Learn more...

Faculty members can benefit from teaching seminars and from participating in the Faculty Seminar in Writing Instruction.
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Writing 7100: Teaching Writing Co-Facilitators

In the summer and fall, the Knight Institute hires experienced graduate student instructors to act as co-facilitators for Writing 7100: Teaching Writing. Graduate student facilitators co-lead one of the discussion sections in collaboration with a faculty member.  In addition to receiving a generous stipend, co-facilitators play an important role in training future Graduate Student Instructors of First Year Writing Seminars. Being a co-facilitator also represents an opportunity for Graduate Instructors to continue their professional development as teachers of writing.

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