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 266
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.
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
Here are 53 ways to engage students in the learning. Use these in-class to help you and your students to see their progress: Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding | Edutopia.
Check out these handouts and resources to improve students’ academic writing and communication from the Global Communication Center at Carnegie Mellon University. via Handouts & Resources-Global Communication Center – Carnegie Mellon University.
6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students | Edutopia.