In this episode, Roger Graves and Theresa Hyland talk about their 2017 edited volume, Writing Assignments Across University Disciplines, and the implications that research has for instructors, students, and university administrators.
How can we assess the writing of our students in ways that are valid, reliable, and fair? In this 30 minute conversation with Dr. David Slomp, Associate Professor of Education at the University of Lethbridge and co-editor in chief of the journal, Assessing Writing, you'll find out how to create assessments that satisfy all three of these criteria.
In this episode I discuss some ideas that writing instructors--and any instructor who teaches their students to write better--might include in their teaching philosophy statements. Topics include positions on grammar and language accuracy; grading criteria; and feedback on writing.
Writing studies research shows that the way we ask for student writing is an important factor affecting the quality of that writing. In this episode, I review how to create prompts that will get you the writing you want to read.
Why do you teach the way you do? A Teaching Philosophy Statement answers this questions. In this episode, Dr. Cosette Lemelin joins Roger Graves to talk about the challenges involved in writing one of these documents. We present a number of strategies for writing a great statement.