Making Peer Review Work

  Kirsten Jamsen, Writing Across the Curriculum After many semesters using peer review in my own composition classes and helping colleagues in Geography, Women’s Studies, Political Science, Slavic, and Art use peer review successfully in …

Revising Paragraphs

  Professor David Zimmerman, English Topic sentences are the most important sentences of your essay. They provide the scaffolding or frame for your argument. The function of a body paragraph in an analytical essay is …

Teaching Revision

  Rebecca Lorimer and Rebecca Schoenike Nowacek, Writing Across the Curriculum Revision, revision, revision: the term is nearly a mantra in Comm-B and Writing-Intensive (WI) courses. Indeed, the university criteria for Comm-B and Writing-Intensive courses …

The Anatomy of a Well-Designed Writing Assignment

Kathleen Daly, Writing Across the Curriculum This sourcebook is full of successful writing assignments from a wide range of disciplines, courses, and pedagogical approaches. However, it’s not always easy to see how you can adapt …