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Writing Programs Director/Academic Administrator Position

Published: July 29, 2017

RECRUITMENT PERIOD Open June 19th, 2017 through July 31st, 2017 DESCRIPTION UCLA Writing Programs seeks an experienced writing program administrator to lead a complex campus unit that offers first year through advanced writing courses as well as TA training programs. In addition, Writing Programs encompasses ESL instruction as well as the Undergraduate Writing Center. The…

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LA Times article by Lauri Mattenson

Published: May 25, 2017

I know it’s against your nature,” she said,”but when it comes to his kids, be a cat, not a dog. You’re going to want to hug them and bond with them, but it’ll be better if you relax and hang back. Wait for them to come to you.” The advice came from my dear friend…

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HIKE YOUR OWN HIKE” TEDXUCLA TALK BY DR. TARA PRESCOTT, WRITING PROGRAMS

Published: July 19, 2016

Universities are interesting places. For hundreds of years we have been structured with distinct schools, departments, disciplines, focuses and tracks, all built to move you into one of these narrow spaces for a deep dive experience into an area that often become lifelong pursuits. However, if one of the largest majors is undeclared, with constant…

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Writing Programs Lecturer Recruitment

Published: April 5, 2016

RECRUITMENT PERIOD Open July 1, 2017 through June 30th, 2018 DESCRIPTION UCLA Writing Programs seeks lecturers to teach lower division composition courses. We are particularly interested in candidates who have taught composition at a major research university that serves a diverse student body; ESL experience may be relevant. One year lectureship, renewable for up to…

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