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Professor Kevin Smith et al awarded LTI grant

The College’s Learning Technology Incubator (LTI) Grant Program funded “Pedagogical Portals: Platforms to Support Community-Engaged Classrooms.” The project will, as the title suggests, build out a digital platform to support community-engaged pedagogy in the Writing & Rhetoric Program and beyond. The project includes Kevin Smith, Steve Parks, Kate Stephenson, Kate Kostelnik, and Steph Ceraso.


Nearly 50 Students Present at Fall Community Writing Symposium

Projects by students of Professors Stephenson, Kostelnik, Parks, and Smith.

Community Writing Symposium

On Tuesday, December 3rd, over 45 students presented their writing and research to dozens of visitors at the Community Writing Symposium sponsored by the Writing and Rhetoric Program at UVA. The event showcased projects created in community-focused courses in which students engaged with local and international communities. This innovative approach to learning couples the traditional classroom with real-world experience.

“Electronic Portfolios in Writing Pedagogy: Process and Product”

Electronic Portfolios in Writing Pedagogy: Process and Product

September 29 4:00 PM; Bryan Hall 229

With the generous support of an LTI grant, panel participants explored the use of e-portfolio platforms in their AY 2016-17 first-year and advanced writing courses. They’ll share some student work, ask questions, and begin a conversation. Please join us! 


Devin Donovan

Keith Driver

Megan Haury

Kate Kostelnik

Anne Morgan

Patricia Sullivan


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