Podcasts

Writing Assessment: A conversation with Dr. David Slomp

 


Writing Assignments Across University Disciplines


Write Like Your Academic Career Depends On It!

 

Resources
PhD Pharmacy Writing Seminar


Philosophies of Teaching Writing

 


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

Resources
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

Resources
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

Resources
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

 

Resources
Helping Graduate Students Write Well

Helping Graduate Students Improve Their Writing


How To Get A Good Thesis Statements

Resources
Writing a Working Thesis


Grammar: Should I Grade For It?

Resources
Grammar and Errors in Student Writing


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

Resources:
Health Science Rubrics

WAC Quickguide on Rubrics

Marking Rubrics Slides

CTL Rubrics page


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

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


The 10 Minute Assignment Tune-up

Resources:
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