Elements of Teaching Writing A Resource for Instructors in All Disciplines

ISBN-10: 0312406835

ISBN-13: 9780312406837

Edition: 2004

Authors: Katherine K. Gottschalk, Keith Hjortshoj

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List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 12/24/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 180
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Some Basic Questions and Answers
What Is Wrong with Student Writing? (And Who Is Responsible?)
Who Am I to Teach Writing?
What Is Good Writing?
Integrating Writing and Learning in Your Course Design
Key Elements
Writing vs. Content: A False Dichotomy
A Typical Syllabus Is Not a Course Design
Knowledge and Inquiry: Two Models of Scholarship and Teaching
Writing, Reading, Speaking, and Listening for Active Learning
Safety First: Establishing Structure, Rules, and Standards
Designing Writing Assignments and Assignment Sequences
Key Elements
Thinking of Assignments as Your Writing for the Course
The Rhetoric of Assignment Writing: Subject, Audience, Purpose, and Form
Designing Assignments with Rhetorical Clarity
Defining Boundaries Clearly
Sequencing Writing Assignments to Build a Course of Study
Thinking of Assignments (and Courses) as Progressions
What Can You Do with Student Writing?
Key Elements
The Silent Transaction
An Approach to Avoid: Reading Student Writing with Grading as a Goal
What Students Prefer
A Basic Method for Responding to Student Writing
Using (and Saving) Time Wisely
Breaking the Silence: The Student's Role in Response
Assigning and Responding to Revision
Key Elements
Undergraduate Visions of Writing: First Draft as Last Draft
Two Kinds of Revision
Revision before Submission of a Draft
Revision after Submission of a Draft
Responding to Drafts for Revision
In-Class Work on Revision
Methods for Structuring Peer Review
Informal and Preparatory Writing
Key Elements
Practice and Performance
Writing to Inform Teachers
Writing to Learn
Writing in Preparation for Performance
Teaching Writing at the Sentence Level
Key Elements
Defining Terms to Clarify Instruction
The Current State of Student Writing
The Recursive Nature of Learning to Write
When, Where, and How to Attend to Sentences
Aspects of Error and Style Meriting Attention
Responding to Sentence-Level Problems of ESL Students
Orchestrating the Research Paper
Key Elements
The Research Paper: Differing Conceptions and Goals
Effective Guidance for Students' Research Projects
Creating Opportunities for Presentation and Exchange
Advice for Preventing Plagiarism
Links between Writing, Reading, Discussion, and Oral Presentation
Key Elements
Maximizing Personal Engagement and Collegial Interaction
Strategies for Encouraging Effective Reading
Strategies for Encouraging Good Discussion
Strategies for Effective Oral Presentations
"Controlled Drift"
Strategies for Including Writing in Large Courses
Key Elements
Enlarging Conceptions of Writing for Large Courses
Assigning Less to Achieve More
Assigning Writing That Is Not Graded (or Even Read)
Responding to Writing: Taking Time to Save Time
Making the Best Use of Discussion Sections and Teaching Assistants
Offering Optional Sections or Assignments for Highly Motivated Students
Assigning Group Projects
Using Writing Centers to Help with Instruction
The Transforming Power of Words
Teaching as a Work in Progress
Key Elements
A Course as a Work in Progress
Learning from Experience: Record Keeping
National Implications, Local Practices
Works Cited
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