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How you articulate a writing task can have a large impact on what your students do and what they learn. Topics for this session include setting expectations, selecting an appropriate genre and… read more about Crafting Effective Writing Assignments (Core 1) »

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What's expected in a course coded as "writing intensive"? How can you meet those expectations in your course? This session explores a variety of approaches to teaching a writing-intensive course-from… read more about Designing an effective and manageable writing-intensive course »

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Left to their own devices, students will often wait until a writing assignment is nearly due-cheating themselves out of much the learning the assignment was designed to support. This session explores… read more about Crafting the Writing Process (Core 2) »

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From scientific writing with figures, tables, and diagrams to humanistic essays that include images of artwork, maps or musical examples, students often struggle to discuss their visuals effectively… read more about Helping Students Write Effectively with Visuals »

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Grading student writing can be a frustrating and time-consuming affair. This session offers advice on approaches to grading and designing context-appropriate guidelines and rubrics. (Link will be… read more about Grading Student Writing (Core 4) »

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Instructors often spend considerable time marking student papers--identifying errors, making suggestions, line editing, and so on. But the long hours instructors put into this effort are frequently… read more about Giving Efficient and Effective Feedback (Core 3) »

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Research can be an exciting and important part of the undergraduate experience. Yet the "research papers" we assign in our courses are often intellectually uninteresting tasks without a clear sense… read more about Rethinking the Library Research Paper »

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Working with source texts is a key element of nearly all scholarly writing. Such work involves many elements including choosing sources, summary, paraphrase, quotation, and citation. Students'… read more about Working with Sources »