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
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.
From the Prezi Company Blog: How to Hook Your Audience Prezi – Blog – How to Hook Your Audience in 10 Seconds Or Less.
Carmine Gallo is a popular keynote speaker, communication coach, and author of seven books including international bestsellers, The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs and Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds. He works with executives … Continue reading
Why I’m Asking You Not to Use Laptops – Lingua Franca – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education.