FYW Student Leadership Badge

Student Leadership BadgeThis badge is awarded by the FYW instructor to recognize leadership in the writing classroom. This badge is awarded to those who easily come to mind as student leaders who demonstrate many of the behaviors listed below throughout the semester. To qualify for this badge, you must keep accurate, complete records of your activities throughout the semester. To help you do this, use this leadership log.

  • Maintaining a positive attitude and creating a positive atmosphere even when challenge. Examples include:
    • Talking with your instructor if you have a question or concern
    • Being open to peer and instructor feedback
    • Using respectful language and gestures
  • Preparing for and working to your potential everyday for the entirety of each class. Examples include:
    • Working exclusively on 104 projects
    • Not packing up early
    • Bringing necessary materials and supplies to accomplish your work
  • Demonstrating an innovative approach to writing by experimenting with format, media, audiences, purposes, topics
  • Practicing responsible and ethical research practices.
    • Interview Etiquette
    • Attribution and Citation
  • Mentoring classmates with technology, concepts, badging pathways, planning, drafting, and revising
  • Being acknowledged by others as an excellent peer reviewer
  • Participating fully in teach-ins, mini-lessons, peer and instructor conferences, etc., by listening, sharing, questioning, and responding
  • Collaborating with others by encouraging, organizing, and communicating with writing partners or teams
  • Regularly seeking a diversity of opinions, ideas, and solutions to writing challenges including attending a writing consultation at the URI Writing Center
  • Sharing your work publicly in class and/or engaging in public writing that goes beyond the classroom to have impact in your local or global community by participating in readings, sharing your work in the student anthology or digital archive, sharing on social media sites, submitting for publication, etc.
  • Participating in a writing event such as URI’s National Day on Writing on October 5, 2018

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