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Karita dos Santos
Teaching with Hacker Handbooks, 3e Topic 6: Addressing writing in the disciplines
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Sonya Tiratsuyan
Mignon Fogarty is the creator and host of the Grammar Girl Podcast and an inductee in the Podcasting Hall of Fame. Mignon is the author of the New York Times best-seller "Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing" and six other books on writing. She believes that learning is fun, and the vast rules of grammar are wonderful fodder for…
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Alanna Smith
Help shape the future of the intro psych course! The APA is looking for instructors to provide feedback to their APA Introductory Psychology Initiative Census (APA IPIC). Take a look at ow.ly/lZGu30nYCVS   
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Stephen Parks
For the past several weeks, I have been meeting with faculty from across our university. The meetings have been part of an effort to build a Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) emphasis at our institution. When originally asked to be part of this effort, I was a bit surprised. WAC was not a term I typically applied to my teaching or my own… (Show more)
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Susan Miller-Cochran
When a program or an individual teacher initially makes a turn toward focusing on writing in academic disciplines, inevitably it involves rethinking how the course progresses. Often we immediately think about the big, high-stakes assignments first: What major assignments am I going to give students? Will I need to rethink the kinds of writing… (Show more)
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Becky Anderson
We will be performing system maintenance on Sunday morning July 21st  from 12:01am Eastern until 7am Eastern as well as Friday morning July 26th from 6am to 9am Eastern. Sapling will not be available during these ten hours for students or instructors. Please change any assignment due dates as needed.  We apologize for the inconvenience, but one of… (Show more)
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Sue Frantz
When I was in school, the first thing I did when I got a graded assignment or exam back was look at what I missed and why. I assumed that was what everyone did. False consensus effect, anyone?   In a webinar a number of years ago, Roddy Roediger pointed out that that is what the better students do—which probably describes a hefty percentage of… (Show more)
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Susan Naomi Bernstein
In “The Importance of the Act of Reading,” Paolo Freire wrote: “Language and reality are dynamically intertwined. The understanding attained by critical reading of a text implies perceiving the relationship between text and context” (6).     Our own stories of reading and writing are significant-- and at the same time those stories do not exist in… (Show more)
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