Victoria Bryan, an online instructor for the Center for Writing and Rhetoric, submitted this video about student engagement and building community in the online college classroom.
For this year’s Transitioning to College Writing Symposium, we interviewed writing teachers and writing students about what it means to move between high school, college, and university writing. We heard from a variety if perspectives, and it helped us understand … Read More »
On behalf of all of us in the Center for Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Mississippi, welcome to everyone attending this year’s Transitioning to College Writing Symposium! As the coordinator of the Symposium, I am privileged to have … Read More »
One of the great benefits of making your way through the world with writing is the view it affords of a range of disciplines – I have often commented that writing, editing, and the teaching and mentoring of writing have … Read More »
“This is boring.” “This is stupid.” “I shouldn’t have to take this class. It’s pointless. I’m a good writer!” “I hate to write.” “I hate to read AND write.” Having been in first-year college composition classrooms for twenty years, I … Read More »
You know those teacher conversations? The ones that begin with “Gosh, I don’t know what’s gotten into so-and-so,” or maybe “His grades have really dropped.” I listen to teachers in the lounge commiserate about how to motivate our students. As … Read More »