Welcome to the Advanced Writing website. Use this site to find syllabi, assignments, policies, and resources for teaching UMass Dartmouth's ENL 200-level writing courses.
On the top menu bar, you will find links to each of the department's 200-level writing courses. The homepage is a blogroll about teaching writing. Use the "Categories" below to access the blogroll by course.
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Google Spent Years Studying Effective Teams. This Single Quality Contributed Most to Their Success | Inc.com
Source: Google Spent Years Studying Effective Teams. This Single Quality Contributed Most to Their Success | Inc.com So what was the most important factor contributing to a team’s effectiveness? It was psychological safety. Simply put, psychological safety refers to an … Continue reading
Source: This Is How a Scholar Behaves – The Chronicle of Higher Education New faculty members are given a host of advice, much of it confusing, about teaching personae — i.e., how to comport yourself in the college classroom. The … Continue reading
Check out four best practices for teaching writing that can help you improve student learning without creating a mountain of grading work. Source: Assigning More Writing—With Less Grading | Edutopia
Impact of Social Sciences – Want to ensure your research influences policy? Advice from a government insider
Among the ways social sciences research can have impact is by influencing public policy. Duncan Green recently attended an event at which this subject was much discussed, with a leading government … Source: Impact of Social Sciences – Want to … Continue reading
Impact of Social Sciences – How to read and understand a scientific paper: a guide for non-scientists
From vaccinations to climate change, getting science wrong has very real consequences. But journal articles, a primary way science is communicated in academia, are a different format to newspaper a… Source: Impact of Social Sciences – How to read and … Continue reading
Spontaneous, off-the-cuff speaking can be tricky, but it’s easier when you don’t try to memorize a script. Here’s how to prepare instead. Source: The Only Three Notes You Need To Write Before Speaking Off-Script
“It’s really an environmental imperative to figure out how we can make things last as long as possible.” Source: ‘It Comes Down to Monopoly Control of the Aftermarket’ | FAIR