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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From literacy instruction to arts and technology integration, explore strategies for engaging English-language learners. Source: Resources for Teaching English-Language Learners | Edutopia
Check out this PDF outlining 50 communications activities for the classroom: 50 Communications Activities, Icebreakers, & Exercises. By Peter R. Garber.
And it’s just as pointless to condemn any ban on electronic devices in the classroom. Source: No, Banning Laptops Is Not the Answer – The Chronicle of Higher Education
It’s never fun delivering bad news, but you can soften the blow if you do it the right way. Source: 7 Emotionally Intelligent Ways to Deliver Really Bad News | Inc.com
Closure ends a lesson and creates a lasting impression, so make it fun. Students will better retain information reinforced with music, movement, art, or play. Source: 22 Powerful Closure Activities | Edutopia
Practices from the software-development world can be adapted to disrupt undergraduate education’s “seat time equals learning” model. Source: 3 Easy Ways to Embrace High-Impact Learning – The Chronicle of Higher Education
Click here to learn more about the 3-2-1, a great strategy for homework or class discussions: http://www.theteachertoolkit.com/index.php/tool/3-2-1
Useful usability by W Craig Tomlin Source: Useful Usability