Discipline Specific: Writing

5 Sep, 2014

Using a Foreign Language to Teach Document Design

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Volume XXXVI, No. 17 | September 5, 2014 Using a Foreign Language to Teach Document Design Since I began teaching technical writing with computers 20 years ago, I have discovered that no matter how intelligent my students are, they still struggle to create a specified format. Part of the problem is created by [...]

4 Apr, 2014

Composition Pedagogy and Theory: Writing as Process and Product

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Volume XXXVI, No. 11 | April 4, 2014 Composition Pedagogy and Theory: Writing as Process and Product Since the New England Association of Teachers of English convention in 1972, when Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Donald M. Murray presented his landmark essay, "Teach Writing as a Process Not a Product" (Murray 3), the product-versus-process debate [...]

15 Mar, 2013

Taming the Beginning-of-the-Semester Teaching/Writing Jitters

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Volume XXXV, No. 8 | March 15, 2013 Taming the Beginning-of-the-Semester Teaching/Writing Jitters You are standing at the front of a clinically white classroom facing 25 to 30 anxious faces. You fidget. They fidget. The air is thick with the smell of new books, chalk (or dry-erase pens), freshly sharpened pencils, and expectation. [...]