These articles discuss concepts and practices that guide the practice of teaching writing, regardless of discipline.
Creating Opportunities for Writing
- Collaborative Writing: How and why to have students write together.
- AI Writing in the College Classroom: Addressing the widespread availability of generative AI tools that mimic natural language.
- Writing for Metacognition: Metacognition describes an awareness of this process: the ways we absorb, assimilate, and convey information and participate in knowledge production.
- Supporting Multilingual Writers: Strategies to help multilingual students–and everyone else–succeed.
Giving Feedback and Assessing
- Rubrics: Starting points and sticking points in using rubrics for writing instruction.
- Making Feedback Matter: How to help students understand the feedback process as well as specific feedback, and how to equip students to use the feedback they receive.
- Peer Review: How to design and structure peer review sessions for maximum effectiveness.
- Multilingual Writing Feedback: How to approach giving feedback to writers who are still developing their English language abilities.
- Alternatives to Grading: Helping your students become better writers does not mean that you have to assign a numerical or letter grade to every writing assignment.