Category Archive: freshman composition

Academic 2.0: Moving Web Skills into the Classroom

The following is the draft [updated 11/13/07, with thanks to Sherman Dorn and Time Barrow] for a talk I’ll be giving at 1:30 this Thursday, November 15, 2007, for a session at the… Continue reading

Jumping Into Process from a Dead Stop

Below is a talk I presented as part of a panel at the 2007 annual Computers and Writing conference help at Wayne State University from the 17th to the 20th of May. I… Continue reading

"Correcting" Freshman Composition

As any teacher does, I’m always looking for ways to improve my pedagogy, especially in the areas that interest me most–including freshman composition. So I was interested to read a “study” called “English… Continue reading

On the Teaching of Writing, No. 1

Though most of my training is in literature, I’ve become more and more interested, over the years, in writing and writing pedagogy. This started back in grad school, when I worked for a… Continue reading