Quote responses for assigned readings

Quote Responses in class Shared by Barb Bird With inspiration from/credit to Carie King, Ball State University (collaborator) We frequently start class with 5-7 minutes for students to take one sentence they liked from the article they read for that day and write a paragraph response to the article. This exercise helps them to practiceContinue reading “Quote responses for assigned readings”

Digital Visual Argument (Four-Letter Word Project)

Digital Visual Arguments Sample Student Projects here and here Shared by Ethna Lay Writing instruction changes exponentially as the technologies for writing change. Sensitive to this need to address a rapidly flexing pedagogy, I have designed a digital, visual argument assignment for my first-year writing students. The project involves making an argument as a visualContinue reading “Digital Visual Argument (Four-Letter Word Project)”

Small Object, Large Subject Essay

Small Object Large Subject Shared by Ethna Lay With inspiration from/credit to Adam Gopnik’s introduction to the volume of Best American Essays of 2008 The small object/LARGE SUBJECT essay is often an easy way for students to embark on cultural criticism.  I’d tag it “new media,” as its relevance to this site hinges on the productiveContinue reading “Small Object, Large Subject Essay”