Handouts for Session l--Assignments and Feedback

Importance of Writing to Employers


Assignments (also see links to assignments across the curriculum)

Rubrics (also see links to other rubrics)


Suggested Reading

  • John Bean, “Designing Tasks for Active Thinking and Learning,” from Engaging Ideas, pp. 121-132 & “Coaching the Writing Process and Handling the Paper Load” and “Writing Comments on Students’ Papers,” from Engaging Ideas, pp.217-253.
  • “Five Contexts for Writing Assignments,” Chris Thaiss & Terry Zawacki, Engaged Writers and Dynamic Disciplines: Research on the Academic Writing Life (2006), pp. 138-139.
  • Richard Haswell, “The Complexities of Responding to Student Writing; or, Looking for Shortcuts via the Road of Excess,” Across the Disciplines 3, http://wac.colostate.edu/atd/articles/haswell2006.cfm.
  • Barbara E. Walvoord and Virginia Johnson Anderson, Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment (1998), pp. 119-134 (available in the CTE library).
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