I work a lot with artists and designers. Because I’m a bit of a magpie, I have a habit of collecting – and then using – their principles and approaches. A lot of them are interesting, because they make you – well, they make me – stop and think a bit. I reckon that visiting … Continue reading ￼using the progressive disclosure principle in academic writing
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The Heart of the Learner
Today’s blog outlines five steps educators can implement to ensure that we are approaching our work from a learner first perspective. Thank you to …The Heart of the Learner
Some nice ideas on marking and feedback
https://researchschool.org.uk/durrington/news/responsive-teaching-in-turbulent-timesSome nice ideas on marking and feedback
Piece on the Uptake Processes of Feedback in the Journal of Response to Writing
This is my new article in the Journal of Response to Writing titled "Uptake Processes in Academic Genres: The Socialization of an Advanced Academic Writer Through Feedback Activities." In this study I examine and interpret the case of a graduate student negotiating in-person and textually mediated feedback in research group meetings and reviewers' letters. I … Continue reading Piece on the Uptake Processes of Feedback in the Journal of Response to Writing
Writing as an imaginary conversation with your reader
It’s the end of #acwrimo!! Did you take part in Academic Writing Month this year? I certainly did. It was lockdown, so this year we made a big deal of it at ANU. Not to put too fine a point on it, I taught my ass off. You can see some of the workshops I…Writing … Continue reading Writing as an imaginary conversation with your reader
Am I Ever Going to Use This Stuff? Transfer and College Writing
Adam R. Pope is the current interim director of Composition at the University of Arkansas, where he also directs the Graduate Certificate in Technical Writing and Public Rhetorics. Adam PopeImage Credit: Adam Pope As a technical writer who also happens to currently be the director of Composition at an institution serving over 6,000 students annually in the…Am … Continue reading Am I Ever Going to Use This Stuff? Transfer and College Writing
Could ‘thinking out loud’ be an inherent pedagogical strategy for scholarly writing?
This post is by Dr Dely Elliot, Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow and member of the Hidden Curriculum in Doctoral Education blog team. To use the dictation function in word, go to the ‘Edit’ menu, and choose ‘Start Word Dictation’ I always find blog writing a relaxing activity. It may come as a … Continue reading Could ‘thinking out loud’ be an inherent pedagogical strategy for scholarly writing?
Writing in the Presence of Others
By Jennifer Fletcher As a graduate student, I remember one of my advisors telling me that we’re all just adding our bricks to the wall. At the time, I couldn’t help hearing echoes of Pink Floyd, and I perhaps didn’t fully appreciate my advisor’s point about the collaborative nature of intellectual labor. After a couple … Continue reading Writing in the Presence of Others
Using Technology to Build a Better Relationship with Students
Dave Monahan is an award-winning filmmaker, professor at University of North Carolina Wilmington, and coauthor of Looking at Movies, an introduction to film text. As part of his work on the book, he has created dozens of videos illustrating cinematic concepts and techniques. In this blog post, Monahan reflects on how multimedia learning and adaptive quizzing created a positive change in his introduction to film classes. Dave MonahanImage Credit: … Continue reading Using Technology to Build a Better Relationship with Students
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