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  • Join Us for the Fall 2016 Writing Program Summit

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  • New 101.10 Podcast Launches Spring 2016

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From the Blog

  • The “M Word”

    The “M Word”

    by Frank Macarthy

    “Multimodality” sounds like one of those 10-dollar words. You know, those words used by pretentious people to make themselves sound even more pretentious? Well, to be honest, it isn’t one of those words. In fact, multimodality is quite simple. As Arola, Sheppard, and Ball (Writer/Designer: A Guide to Making Multimodal Projects) ... Read more

  • Mark Your Calendars – Spring ’16 Summit

    Spring Writing Summit 2016 Schedule of Events

    Our Spring 2016 Writing Program Summit has been scheduled for 9am-4pm on Friday, January 8th.  This daylong event features program updates and professional development opportunities for all instructors with ISU Writing Program teaching assignments.  Attendance is a requirement of graduate assistants assigned to teach ENG 101, 101.10, 145 or 145.13.  NTT ... Read more

  • ISU Writing Program Common Read Project

    ISU Writing Program Common Read

    In Fall 2015 our ISU Writing Program Common Read Project is Writing Across Contexts: Transfer, Composition, and Sites of Writing.  Kathleen Blake Yancey, Liane Roberston, and Kara Taczak. Utah State University Press, 2014.  Kathleen Yancy will also be our Writing Program Visiting Speaker for 2015.

    Our goal in establishing the Common Read ... Read more

  • Writing A Personal Statement

    At the 2015 ISU English Studies Showcase, which took place here in Bloomington-Normal (in our own Stevenson Hall) on April 25th, the Writing Program offered a workshop for students interested in learning more about the genre of the Personal Statement.

    Also called college admissions essays or a statement of purpose, personal statements aren't really even a ... Read more

  • The Complexity of Individual Learning

    This article from the Chronicle of Higher Education includes an interview with Todd Rose that discusses the complexity of information about individual learning styles.  The article itself is short and moves into discussions of sharing data generated by large-scale learning systems like MOOcs.  But the TED talk embedded there does have relevance for our writing ... Read more