Quick links to sections below:
- Teaching Writing in Tutorial: 10 Tips for Success!
- Creating Effective Peer Review Groups to Improve Student Writing -- From the University of Delaware
- Paula Smith's Review of Essay Skills in Eight Workshops
"Getting Started or ... Invention Strategies"
"Beginnings and Endings"
"Creating, Testing and Using a Thesis"
"Staying Aware of Your Audience"
"How to Develop Paragraphs and Essays"
"The Art of Transitions"
"Advanced Sentence Building"
- Advice from John Bean about Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning
- Sample Assignment 1
- Sample Assignment 2
- Sample Schedules
- In this link, Peter Elbow offers examples of assignments that help students use writing as a tool for learning. Many of these examples are great informal writing prompts.
- WW Norton -- offers a free online handbook, including a section on Writing/Rhetoric, a section on Research/Documentation, and a section Handbook/Exercises. If your students need more work on anything from avoiding comma splices to understanding plagiarism, you may want to refer them to this resource.
- On this site maintained by the Writing Across the Curriculum Clearinghouse at Colorado State University, you will find advice on how to create good writing assignments and answers to such questions as "How can I avoid getting lousy student writing?" and "Do writing and peer review take up too much class time?"
- Academic Honesty Guide: The Academic Honesty Guide is a locally produced booklet that explains how to cite sources and offers exercises students may do to demonstrate their mastery (you may substitute your own exercises if you wish). If you want your students to have another experience considering these issues, you may refer them to the quiz entitled "Learning How to Use Sources" on the PWeb Community page.
- Academic Honesty Signature Form
- Writing Lab
- Daniel J. Kurland's "What is Critical Reading?"
- William Peirce's "Strategies for Teaching Critical Reading"
- The Foundation for Critical Thinking: Books, Conferences and Academic Resources for Educators and Students
- Active and Cooperative Learning
- Reading Lab
- Ideas for Promoting Oral Skill Development in the Tutorial
- Examples of Oral Skills Assignments from Summer Workshops
- Assessment Criteria for Class Presentations
- Class Critiquing Sheet