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: On the job
10 Entrepreneurs Tell Us: The Interview Questions You Should Be Asking | The Daily Muse. For an in-class exercise, have students interview each other, using these questions from 10 entrepreneurs.
From Peter Daley, a great article in Fortune magazine about how LinkedIn is changing business [13f_hempel_linked_in]. via LinkedIn: How it’s changing business (and how to make it work for you) – Jun. 13, 2013.
Is a two-page resume ever ok? Good question, particularly for an in-class discussion. Or, assign as homework, asking students to write a one-page response about ways they can tailor their resumes to fit their audience and purpose: Is a Two-Page … Continue reading
For Tech/Bus Comm—an interesting article about how the job search has changed. Have students read and apply the different ways to communicate their job skills to employers. 10 Ways The Job Search Has Changed
A great article about the “soft skills” scientists need in an industry job—working in teams, responding appropriately to different situations, and explaining technical material to a lay audience—all skills that we teach in our science and technical communication classrooms. What … Continue reading
Another reason why our 200=level writing courses matter: Sine Nomine Associates, Mr. Boyes’s firm, works with high-tech companies like Cisco and IBM. However, it’s fundamental abilities that he says recent graduates lack, like how to analyze large amounts of data … Continue reading