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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Category Archives: ENL 260
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
From literacy instruction to arts and technology integration, explore strategies for engaging English-language learners. Source: Resources for Teaching English-Language Learners | Edutopia
From Edutopia, Larry Ferlazzo discusses practical strategies to reinforce student motivation in the classroom: Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves | Edutopia.
MIT TechTV – No One Writes Alone: Peer Review in the Classroom, A Guide For Instructors.
MIT TechTV – No One Writes Alone: Peer Review in the Classroom, A Guide For Students.
Read this article to think about the qualities of the teachers that we remember. I’m not just talking about adequate, effective, or even good teachers. I’m talking about the ones who most move us, who have made the most difference … Continue reading
“Think-Pair-Share activities pose a question to students that they must consider alone and then discuss with a neighbor before settling on a final answer. This is a great way to motivate students and promote higher-level thinking.” via Think-Pair-Share.
Scaffolding means breaking up or down the learning process into chunks. For example, when scaffolding a reading assignment, you might open the text to discuss key vocabulary and then apply it to an example. Check out this article for 6 strategies you might … Continue reading