Tag: college writing
What Do We Mean, College Writing?
Like me, both of my guests on today’s episode are lecturers in the Rhetoric and Composition program at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. At App State, we have what is called The Vertical Writing Curriculum, which is a series of four required writing courses for students. The first-year course is called RC 1000…
Podcast on Directing Composition, Required Writing Courses, and the Vertical Writing Model at App State
Podcast on Directing Composition, Required Writing Courses, and the Vertical Writing Model at App State University
The Video Essay
Anxiety and Relationship Goals in the Video Essay I teach First Year Writing courses at St. John’s University, and for the first time this semester, I assigned what we called a video essay. I’ve previously asked students to create short documentary films before, but I decided to make the video essay an option after the…
Alone in New York City
People often ask me what I do with all the time I have to myself in New York City.
Assignment Overview: A Writer on Writing
For an upcoming meeting at St. John’s University where I teach First Year Writing Courses, I was asked to speak about some aspect of my teaching. I decided to share an assignment I’ve been giving the past few years I call “A Writer on Writing.” Some ways we learn about writing in our course: We…