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Addition and the Aggregate: Getting Students to Revise and Edit

I’m coming to the time in the semester when I focus more on getting students to revise and edit their essays. After we finish our third major project, we will move into portfolio revision in the period after Thanksgiving. For this portfolio work, I ask students to revisit essays and projects they created earlier in… Continue Reading Addition and the Aggregate: Getting Students to Revise and Edit

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Service Learning:Transfer,Time,Travel Part 1

Over the past three years, my students have contributed to cross-disciplinary service learning projects focused on homelessness and poverty. As many of you know, my writing students (along with social work and sociology students) have been constructing community perception surveys, creating awareness raising events, and providing local community service. We have invited community leaders to… Continue Reading Service Learning:Transfer,Time,Travel Part 1

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“No One Writes Alone”: Attitude, Peer Review, and English Composition

This week I am gone from campus at a conference, so my ENG 111 students are peer reviewing their essays online in Moodle Forums instead of meeting in person. My students will be practicing critical thinking and communications skills while they read through my peer review handout, read their peers’ essays and comment on various aspects of… Continue Reading “No One Writes Alone”: Attitude, Peer Review, and English Composition

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