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Composition (Language arts) -- Study and teaching

View Resource Computers and Composition Online

Based at Bowling Green State University, the Computers and Composition journal brings together critical reflections on using new media in the classroom, pedagogy, and other topics related to teaching English and other subjects. On the homepage, visitors can learn about the journal and its staff, and find a link to the archives. The left-hand side of the page has five sections, including Theory...
View Resource Writing in College: A Short Guide to College Writing

The Little Red Schoolhouse writing course for graduate students and advanced undergraduates has been a staple offering at the University of Chicago for decades. Over the years, Lawrence McEnerney (Director of the University of Chicago Writing Program) and the late Professor Joseph M. Williams worked together to craft this fine guide to college writing. The guide was created with first and second...
View Resource The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing and How Writing is Taught in Schools

How have digital tools impacted the way student writing is taught in schools? It's a question that has animated the folks at the Pew Internet & American Life Project and it is the subject of this timely paper by Kristen Purcell, Judy Buchanan, and Linda Friedrich. These researchers interviewed 2,462 Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers to talk about how everything from social...

View Resource 30 Ideas for Teaching Writing

The National Writing Project (NWP) does a spot-on job of bringing together a raft of resources for those teaching writing at all levels of interest and instruction. These thirty ideas are a great way to get started, and include tips that originated as full-length articles in various NWP publications. As suggested on its site, "readers will benefit from a variety of eclectic, classroom-tested...