Videos to Support Teaching & Learning

Reading together

Perusall logoWe’ll use Perusall to annotate and read together. Link here to Perusall.

Instructions for joining Perusall on the Assignments page.

Writing together

We’ll use Currents to share writing. Link here (Log in to Wildcat Mail first)

Instructions for joining Currents on the Assignments page.

English 130 course design resources

English 130 course design resources

We can use this space to share resources related to syllabus design in English 130 and other contexts.

NEW: suggested template course design

English 130 Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) & Goals: our student learning outcomes are currently being updated, but these will provide goals to work from.

Potential Assignment Sequence: Language Diversity: option for assignment design

Potential Assignment Sequence: inquiry project: option for assignment design

English 130 Commonly Asked Questions: student view to provide context for Academic Writing, English 130

Brief: Theory & Pedagogy of English 130/131 Program: quick guide of learning theories that inform our program

“Some Things We Know For Sure About the Teaching of Writing…” –Mark Hall (dispels some of the “myths” of learning to write)

TA Hiring Guidelines

Jaxon English 130 site: sample website

Example TA Syllabus and Rationale: Catherine

Example TA Syllabus and Rationale: Joseph (geared to International students)

Ideas for reading and your own inquiry into teaching and learning:

Podcasts and curated websites:

Pedagogue Podcast: “Each episode is a conversation with a teacher (or multiple teachers) about their experiences teaching writing, their work, inspirations, assignments, assessments, successes, and challenges.”

Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Clearinghouse: “The Clearinghouse was founded in 1997 to provide open access to teaching resources and scholarly publications. As an open-access publisher, the Clearinghouse is dedicated to providing barrier- and cost-free access to scholarly work, including journals and journal articles, monographs, edited collections, conference proceedings, and professional and pedagogical resources.”

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Composition Studies Journals:

College Composition & Communication (CCC) (can access archive via JSTOR)

Composition Studies (much of this is open access)

Kairos (open access)

Book length:

Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation

anything from Lev Vygotsky

Jody Shipka’s Toward a Composition Made Whole (library has a copy)

April Baker-Bell’s Linguistic Justice (etext available in our library). Dr. Baker-Bell will be part of a panel with Dr. Ayde Enriquez-Loya and Dr. Sara Techter on Feb 10. More information here. 

Paulo Friere’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Supplemental articles:

Fister, Barabara. “Why the ‘Research Paper’ Isn’t Working.” Inside Higher Ed. April 12, 2011 (web).

Wiley, Mark. “The Popularity of Formulaic Writing (And Why We Need to Resist.)” The English Journal. 90.1 (2000), 61-67.

From Nessa: “For More Inclusive Writing: Look to How Writing is Taught”


Videos from the field of Composition:

Slides from Inoue’s talk here

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