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Communication Teaching and Learning Program

FALL 2018 Faculty Development Events and Resources

SPOTLIGHT: Experts talk {research} writing pedagogy

 Join Sarah Blazer (Writing Studio) and Katelyn Burton (English and Communication Studies) for a series of moderated talks on writing showcasing faculty from across the college. Open to all FIT faculty and staff. RSVP preferred: sarah_blazer@fitnyc.edu

When & Where:Spotlight Fall 2018 advertisment with list of speakers and presentation dates.

Wednesdays: 9/26, 10/17, & 11/7, 12:30pm-2pm

Writing Studio, Feldman C612 

September 26

Charlotte Brown, Education Skills

“Laying the Groundwork for Synthesizing Ideas with Multilingual Writers”

Susanne Goetz, Textile Surface/Design

“Project Briefs in Design: A Model-Based Approach for Teaching”

Yasemin Levine, Social Sciences & Presidential Scholars Program

“The Research Question: That is the Question”

October 17

Ajoy Sarkar, Textile Development and Marketing

“Comprehending and Communicating Research in Industry Focused Disciplines”

Ann Cantrell, Fashion Business Management

“Do not believe everything you read: Validating & Finding credible sources”

November 7

Sarah Byrd, Graduate Studies

Unraveling and Reweaving: Historical Research for Designers”

Shannon Maher, Home Products Development

“Synthesizing Research Through Object-Based Learning”

Maria Rothenberg, Gladys Marcus Library

“Inspiring Empathy to Foster Academic Integrity”


Sponsored by the Writing Studio's CTL program.

Highlights from Spotlight Fall 2017

CTL Google Group

Contact brian_fallon@fitnyc.edu to join our google group for reminders about events and services and to join the conversation about writing and communication at FIT.  

Classroom Visits and In-Class Workshops

 The Writing Studio can visit your class to provide students with information on our services or to assist you with an in-class writing workshop. We invite you to schedule a classroom visit or workshop. The Writing Studio offers in-class workshops that can be tailored to your class.

 Take a look at our spring 2018 workshop offerings or contact us for more information. 

Assignment Alignment

 Need feedback on a writing assignment? The Writing Studio staff will review your assignment and offer feedback on everything from organizing it to how students will potentially interpret the assignment. Submit your assignment for review, and we'll have a response in a week. 

Writing Teaching Resources

 As part of the Writing Studio's commitment to writing across the curriculum, we can offer you a number of writing resources and help you:

Faculty are welcome to meet with the Director and Writing Consultants to talk about a range of writing issues from teaching to your own manuscript development.