Annotated by the Author is published weekly by the New York Times – it highlights one of the week’s articles and has the author explain their revision, editing, and rhetorical choices. Everything from fixing grammatical errors to specific use of terms and names are explained. These insights (we call them the ‘meta’ of writing) allow… Continue Reading Rhetorical Choices: Using the New York Times “Annotated by the Author” in Class
Students have great insights of our teaching and lessons. I have worked this year to actively seek out feedback from my students and ask them to reflect on my teaching and their learning. While this has the potential to open myself up to some sharp criticisms, I have received a great deal of both positive… Continue Reading Asking & Receiving Quality Feedback from Students
I have started using the Quiz feature in Moodle to collect feedback and short-essay reflections from my students. This feature has proven to allow students a greater amount of time to reflect on the content/experience, and thus the responses I receive are more thoughtful, insightful, and lengthy than those I would get on paper. I… Continue Reading Using Moodle “Quiz” feature for class feedback & reflections
How to format your MLA / APA headers and footers in google documents. To add headers and footers to a document you first need to click on Insert. From there select Headers & footers then choose either, and add your text! Note the options. You can choose to have a… Continue Reading Adding Headers and Footers to Google Docs
As partners, collaborators, and users of library resources and services, we would like to invite you to share your perspective as the library plans some timely updates to our website and online resources. Among the factors inspiring these updates are: Our upcoming move to the West Hall Innovation Center Our desire to better serve and… Continue Reading Help the Library Better Support All NMC Learners!