Resources for Writing-Enhanced Courses
- Goals of Writing Enhanced Courses
- Hallmarks of Writing Enhanced Courses
- Proposing a New Writing Enhanced Course
- List of Writing Enhanced Courses
- So, You're Teaching a First Year Seminar...
- Using Peer Groups
- Using Portfolios in a Writing Enhanced Course
- Writing Assignments in Writing Enhanced Courses
- Writing to Learn and Communicate in Writing Enhanced Courses
Anti-Racist Writing Instruction
- “Antiracist Writing Assessment Ecologies: Teaching and Assessing Writing for a Socially Just Future" (Inoue, Asao)
- "White Fears of Dispossession: Dreyer's English, The Elements of Style, and the Racial Mapping of English Discourse" Special issue of Radical Teacher.
- Anti-Racism Pedagogy Guide: Resources to use in the Classroom University of Southern California (current) (includes sections on pedagogy and whiteness; antiracism and allyship in the university)
- "Classroom Writing Asssessment as an Anti Racist Practice: Confronting White Supremacy in the Judgments of Language" (Inoue, 2019)
- "Post Colonialism and the Idea of a Writing Center" Anis Barwashi and Stephanie Peldoswki. Writing Center Journal (1999)
- "Bias in the Writing Center: Tutor Perceptions of African-American Language" Nancy Wilson. Included in Writing Centers and the New Racism: A Call for Sustainable Dialogue and Change (2011)
Conference on College Composition and Communication (1988). CCCC guideline on the national language policy.
Conference on College Composition and Communication (1974). Students’ right to their own language. College Composition and Communication, 25(3), 1—35.
Conference on College Composition and Communication (2020). This ain’t another statement! This is a demand for black linguistic justice! Daiker, D.A. (1989). Learning to praise. In C.M. Anson (Ed), Writing and response: Theory, practice, and research (pp. 103-113). NCTE.
Diab, B., Ferrel, T., Godbee, B., & Simpkins, N. (2016). Making commitments to racial justice actionable. In F. Condon, & V.A. Young (Eds.), Performing antiracist pedagogy in rhetoric, writing, & communication (pp. 19—40). The WAC Clearinghouse; University Press of Colorado.
Greenfield, L. (2011) The “standard English” fairytale: A rhetorical analysis of racist pedagogies and commonplace assumptions about language diversity. In L. Greenfield, & K. Rowan (Eds.), Writing centers and the new racism: A call for sustainable dialogue and change (pp. 33—60). Utah State University Press.
Inoue, A.B. (2016). Friday plenary address: Racism in writing programs and the CWPA. WPA: Writing Program Administration, 40(1), 134—154.
Inoue, A.B. (2014). Theorizing failure in US writing assessments. Research in the Teaching of English, 48(3), 330—352.
NCTE/CCCC Black Caucus (2015). NCTE statement affirming #BlackLivesMatter.
Pimentel, O., Pimentel, C., & Dean, J. (2016). The myth of the colorblind writing classroom: White instructors confront white privilege in their classrooms. In F. Condon, & V.A. Young (Eds.), Performing antiracist pedagogy in rhetoric, writing, and communication (pp. 109—122). The WAC Clearinghouse; University Press of Colorado.
Young, V.A. (2010). Should writers use they own English? Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies,12(1), 110—118.
Online Writing Instruction Resources (PPT/Google docs)
Offered by the Online Writing Institute (OWI) and the Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA)
Examples of Successful Proposals for WE Courses at Stetson
- FSEM proposal: Kindred Spirits: Women in Literature
- FSEM proposal: Shakespeare and the Analysis of Ideas
- FSEM proposal: School of Business Administration: Management
- FSEM proposal: Computer Science
- JSEM proposal: Religious Studies
- JSEM proposal: Sociology
- JSEM proposal: Psychology
- HIST 105 "Modern Western Civilization"
- PSYC 203 "Great Experiments"
- COMM 311 "Classical Rhetoric"
Faculty Development Workshops
- 2017 Writing and Information Literacy Minimums (recommended for FSEMs)
- Spring 2016 Information Sessions
- August 2013: FSEM Pre-Term Faculty Development workshop packet
- April 2012: FSEM Faculty Development Workshop packet
- August 2011 FSEM Faculty Workshop packet of materials.
- Incorporating Writing into Course Unit Classes. April 2009 workshop
- 2008 "Teaching Conversation" about teaching with writing. Includes example grading rubrics and assessment criteria.
- 2008 "Teaching Conversation" document offering an example rubric for a term paper in any discipline.
Reading Critically and Effectively (Class Activities and Resources)
Contract (labor-based) Grading
- Inoue, Asao. Labor-Based Grading Contracts: Building Equity and Inclusion (2019)
- Link includes individual chapters and comprehensive pdf, available via the WAC Clearninghouse at no charge.
- "Space to Grow: Grading Contracts for Basic Writers" (Blackstock and Exton, 2014)
- "A Unilateral Grading Contract to Improve Learning and Teaching" (Jane Danielewicz and Peter Elbow)
- College Composition and Communication Vol. 61, No. 2 (DECEMBER 2009) "Learning Contracts in Undergraduate Courses: Impacts on Student Behaviors and Academic Performance" Frank, Scharff (2013)
- "Taking Time Out from Grading and Evaluating while Working in a Conventional System" (Elbow, Assessing Writing, 1997)
Writing to Learn
- Preventing Plagiarism (best practices in assignment design)
- Teaching Students to Avoid Plagiarizing (podcast with exercises)
- "Is it Plagiarism Yet?" Online Writing Lab at Purdue (OWL @ Purdue)
- Carleton College, instituted a writing-intensive curriculum in 2001; part of their program is the writing portfolio.
- "Using Portfolios to Teach Reflective Writing" from Bates College.
- Portfolios for Integrative Learning and Writing AAC&U