Recommended Readings and Resources

Writing Pedagogy

Kerry Walk, “Teaching with Writing”

www.princeton.edu/~writing/TWW.pdf

Nancy Sommers and Laura Saltz, “The Novice as Expert: Writing the Freshman Year”

http://www.jstor.org/stable/4140684

WPA (Council of Writing Programs Administrators), “Outcomes Statement for First-Year Composition”

http://www.wpacouncil.org/positions/outcomes.html

Assignments, Feedback, and Grading

Rhoda Flaxman, “Creating Meaningful Writing Assignments”

http://www.readbag.com/brown-administration-sheridan-center-pubs-teachingexchange-jan2005-01-flaxman

Rhoda Flaxman, “Offering Meaningful Commentary on Student Writing”

http://www.learningace.com/doc/1374123/b5c010e43bd3ef8402d87c5691a4e00a/01_flaxman

Nancy Sommers, “Responding to Student Writing”

http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0010-096X%28198205%2933%3A2%3C148%3ARTSW%3E2.0.CO%3B2-8

JoAnne M. Podis and Leonard A. Podis, “Improving Our Response to Student Writing: A Process-Oriented Approach”

http://www.jstor.org/stable/466023

Elliot H. Shapiro, “Why I Don’t Grade Papers”

http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute/teachingsupport/7100/ShapiroElliot2000.pdf

Supporting Writing by Non-native English Speakers

Judy Pierpont, “ESL Students In First-Year Writing Seminars: Helping Instructors to Address Their Language Needs”

http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute/teachingsupport/7100/PierpontJudy2004.pdf

Writing Across Borders
(video on “contrastive rhetoric,” or the various rhetorical traditions of different cultures)

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL09AA0A710522ADBC

Carol Servino, “The “Doodles” in Context: Qualifying Claims about Contrastive Rhetoric”

writing2.richmond.edu/training/383/383restricted/severino.pdf

Faculty material on helping non-native English speakers with their writing from the Writing Centre of the Ontario College of Art and Design

www.ocadu.ca/faculty/fcdc/esl.htm 

The Texas A&M University writing center’s extensive resource list for faculty with links to handouts, video and audio broadcasts, including “Write Away” faculty interviews.

http://writingcenter.tamu.edu

Other Topics and Resources

Muriel Harris, “Talking in the Middle: Why Writers Need Writing Tutors”

http://www.jstor.org/stable/378348

Jan Svenungsson, “The Writing Artist”

http://www.artandresearch.org.uk/v2n2/svenungsson.html

Rachel Howard, “Gesture Writing”

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/25/gesture-writing/?_r=0

The Purdue Online Writing Lab

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

We also have a library of books about writing, research, and teaching writing, as well as books written by artists and designers, all available for faculty borrowing.

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