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 264
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
From literacy instruction to arts and technology integration, explore strategies for engaging English-language learners. Source: Resources for Teaching English-Language Learners | Edutopia
Reading becomes easier with experience, but it is up to each scientist to identify the techniques that work best for them. Source: How to (seriously) read a scientific paper | Science | AAAS
From Edutopia, Larry Ferlazzo discusses practical strategies to reinforce student motivation in the classroom: Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves | Edutopia.