Podcasts

Story, Science, and Simplicity

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Story, Science and Simplicity (slides)
Link to article in The Conversation: "I study viruses"


Teaching Writing Online


Writing the Teaching Philosophy Statement

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Genres of Academic Writing: The Teaching Statement (slides)
Teaching Philosophy Workshop (slides)
R. Graves Blog Post on Writing Your Teaching Philosophy Statement


Style in Research Articles

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Genres of Academic Writing: The research article (slides)
Genres of Academic Writing: Style in the research article (handout)


Feedback about Feedback

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WAC Quick Guides
Literature review for peer feedback


Clear and Concise

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Clear and Concise (slides)


The Plain or Low Style


Styles of Academic Writing

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Style: A template for analysis
Style: sample documents for analysis


Becoming a Productive Writer

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Becoming a Productive Writer (slides)


The Rhetoric of Oil


I paid for an A!

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CBC.CA article on writing and AI
CBC.CA article on students buying essays


Better writing through AI: Online writing tools

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Better Writing through AI: Online writing tools (slides)


Helping graduate students write better

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Working with graduate student writing (slides)
Graduate Student Writers: Self Assessment Form


3 Things Graduate Student Supervisors Want to Know


Mastering Academic Writing: An interview with the authors


Beyond words: visuals in documents


Genre, format, and purpose


Purposes for Writing in the Disciplines


Purposes for Writing


Audience and Rhetorical Situations


Teaching Writing Today


Writing Assignments Across University Disciplines


Writing Assessment: A conversation with Dr. David Slomp


Write Like Your Academic Career Depends On It!

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PhD Pharmacy Writing Seminar


Philosophies of Teaching Writing


Good prompt, bad prompt: How to create good writing assignments

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Writing Effective Essay Exam Questions(PDF)
Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom, John Bean
Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment in College, Babara Walvoord


Writing the Teaching Philosophy Statement

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Active Learning: A Practical Guide for College Faculty*, M. Weimer
Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher, S. Brookfield
Developing your Teaching Philosophy
The Courage to Teach, P. Palmer
What the Best College Teachers Do, K. Bains

*University of Alberta has a Magna Commons Subscription, request access here.


How to Respond to Student Writing

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Responding to Student Writing: Suggestions from Writing Studies Research

Responding to Student Writing (PPT)

Harvard Writing Project Brief Guide Series: A Brief Guide to Responding to Student Writing (PDF)


Helping Graduate Students Write Well

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Helping Graduate Students Write Well

Helping Graduate Students Improve Their Writing


How To Get A Good Thesis Statements

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Writing a Working Thesis


Grammar: Should I Grade For It?

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Grammar and Errors in Student Writing


Faster and Fairer: Using rubrics to grade written assignments in your class

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Health Science Rubrics

WAC Quickguide on Rubrics

Marking Rubrics Slides

CTL Rubrics page


Current-traditional, Process, and Post-process Approaches to Teaching Writing

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Current-traditional, process, and post-process approaches to teaching writing (PREZI)


The 10 Minute Assignment Tune-up

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10 Minute Assignment Tune-up (PDF)

Formal Writing Assignments: Suggestions from Writing Studies Research (PDF)

Scoring Guides and Rubrics: Suggestions from Writing Studies Research (PDF)

Clear Instructions, Great Expectations: Creating good writing assignments (PDF)

Marking Essays: Designing Rubrics that Work (PDF)


A Conversation with Instructors About Writing Assignments