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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I Cannot Prepare Students to Write Their (History, Philosophy, Sociology, Poly Sci., etc…) Papers | Just Visiting | Inside Higher Ed
When faculty in other disciplines complain that students “can’t even write a decent sentence,” (likely true when looking at the actual assignments), the problem is not that students don’t know grammar and syntax, but because they are struggling badly with making meaning, and because they have no idea what they’re trying to say, why they’re trying to say it, or to whom, flailing commences.
With writing, study finds, quality of assignment and instruction — not quantity — matters | Inside Higher Ed
A new movement strives for simplicity.
Source: Infographic Resume on Behance
A great example of tailoring your resume to your audience and purpose.
Gauging their own progress by the end of the course may help them evaluate your teaching more accurately.
Guest blogger Ali Parrish, educator and ed tech consultant, provides three strategies, low-tech and high-tech, for breaking through students’ brain freeze when faced with the dilemma of what to write.
Asking a question can be a scary step into the void. How do you create a culture of using questioning in the classroom?