- The Writing Program Instructor’s Guide offers an overview of writing program philosophies, concepts, policies and other important information. This table of contents page will allow you to download specific sections of the Guide:
- The ENG145 Instructor’s Compendium is a collection of resources for instructors teaching ENG 145 & ENG 145.13) 2011 Compendium
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Recently, some of us have really been getting into the idea of infographics, which are texts that a specifically designed to visualize more complex activities or systems, and present them in ways that simply and organize information visually.
I saw this post on Facebook, and thought — hey, this might be a really useful excercise for our classes — getting students to think about the visual representation of information (and the complicatedness of trajectory — or who can “read” these texts effectively).
So — for those interested…
Famous Movie Quotes as Charts: http://flowingdata.com/famous-movie-quotes-as-charts/
Looking for a dependable way to share files with your students? Need a place where your students can upload their portfolios? Or maybe you’d like something to replace the STV 250 folders that will also work with your home computer? I recommend Dropbox. (Click on for a quick how-to video about installing it.)
Our new course requirements for ENG 101 and ENG 145 strongly encourage instructors to ask students to do genre research on and to write for different kinds of “research-based” publications.
Obviously, we would like it if many of our instructors would choose to have their students create articles for the Grassroots Writing Research Journal, but the following link includes an enormous list of different publication venues that might be appropriate for undergraduates.
Why not at least try an assignment where students research these venues?
If you missed the “using audio technology in the writing classroom” Tech Time, check out this resource about using podcasts in the writing classroom. And keep your eyes peeled for the first Writing Program Podcast Series recording coming soon!