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Resources for Faculty

The Writing Program has provided some short guides and workshop materials for faculty, and is compiling a database of syllabi and assignments by faculty concerning the teaching of writing.

Permission form to use student writing

Writing Partner Handbook

IWU Workshop Materials
   Top Twenty Errors
   Checklist for Writing and Critical Thinking
   Writing as a Product
   Informal Writing
   Sequencing Writing Assignments
   Overview of student conferencing
   The Spectrum of Responses to student writing
   Writing Across the Curriculum statement from the University of Missouri
   Active Reading
   Invention Strategies
   Strategies for Handling Student Errors
   Varieties of In-class Writing
   Minimal Marking

Lesson Plans, Teaching Tips, Essay Topics, Handbooks
   Ohio State Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing
   Kairos, a journal on rhetoric and pedagogy
   Teaching Guides at Colorado State
   Barbara Gross Davis's Teaching Tools
   On Plagiarism, from Bedford/St. Martin's

   Rich Haswell's ComPile (highly recommended)
   Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Writing
   Conference on College Composition and Communication Bibliography
   Ohio University Teaching Resources Page (esp. good for writing in discipline)
   Colorado State University's Teaching Links page
   Indiana University bibliography on composition (excellent)

   Example Teaching Portfolio Grant Application
   Example Teaching Portfolio

Other sites loaded with resources for teachers
   Association of Writers and Writing Programs
   The Writer's Workshop at University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign