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The right tool for the job: Five collaborative writing tools for academics.

The right tool for the job: Five collaborative writing tools for academics. | College Composition and Writing Programs | Scoop.it
Research collaboration now involves significant online communication. But sending files back and forth between collaborators creates redundancy of effort, causes unnecessary delays and, many times,...
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Animated GIFs: From Gimmick to Gestalt | iTeachU

Animated GIFs: From Gimmick to Gestalt | iTeachU | College Composition and Writing Programs | Scoop.it
iTeachU is an online training resource for eLearning instructors at UAF eLearning & Distance Education.
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Christen calls us to use this technology for learning. This article is FULL of examples.

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Digital Essay | English 211s: Digital Writing

Digital Essay | English 211s: Digital Writing | College Composition and Writing Programs | Scoop.it
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A digital essay assignment from a teacher at Duke - how would a digital essay make students think differently?

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Stories for Change

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Lots of great resources/ideas here. Thinking about our students this afternoon and the stories they have that could make a difference.

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TeachingBooks.net | Text Complexity Example

TeachingBooks.net | Text Complexity Example | College Composition and Writing Programs | Scoop.it

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Did you know that TeachingBooks.net has a text complexity rubric to help you gage the complexity of books you use in the classroom? See what other educators have said and add your own evaluation to books you've used in the classroom. Help build a text complexity database for all educators to use. 

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How Could A Group Of College Kids Do This To An Incoming Freshman? Because They're Geniuses.

How Could A Group Of College Kids Do This To An Incoming Freshman? Because They're Geniuses. | College Composition and Writing Programs | Scoop.it
He needed a hand. That's not what they gave him.
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Inside-Outside Connections!

 

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National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month | College Composition and Writing Programs | Scoop.it
Thirty days and nights of literary abandon
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Everyone should be writing!

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A Piece of the Wall (apieceofthewall) on Twitter

A Piece of the Wall (apieceofthewall) on Twitter | College Composition and Writing Programs | Scoop.it
The latest from A Piece of the Wall (@apieceofthewall). an essay by Teju Cole
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Permission to Fail | The Nation

Permission to Fail | The Nation | College Composition and Writing Programs | Scoop.it
MFAs aren’t a problem: it’s artists’ being content with what they know.
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Student voices to spark professional conversations | Fires in the Mind

Student voices to spark professional conversations | Fires in the Mind | College Composition and Writing Programs | Scoop.it
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This organization addresses the idea that students aren't motivated to learn - they want to "get good" or "master" other areas of their lives, but not school. True? Some interesting video testimonials from students ...

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Promoting Student-Directed Inquiry with the I-Search Paper - ReadWriteThink

Promoting Student-Directed Inquiry with the I-Search Paper - ReadWriteThink | College Composition and Writing Programs | Scoop.it
The sense of curiosity behind research writing gets lost in some school-based assignments. This Strategy Guide provides the foundation for cultivating interest and authority through I-Search writing, including publishing online.
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How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Business | Wired.com

How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Business | Wired.com | College Composition and Writing Programs | Scoop.it
Students in Matamoros, Mexico weren't getting much out of school -- until a radical new teaching method unlocked their potential.
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Student-centered learning makes change in a classroom in Mexico ...

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Public: A Journal of Imagining America | A Journal of Imagining America

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Possible publication venue for folks--great journal to read for connections between writing inside to write outside.

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Karen Edmisten: Fleeting Thoughts On Teaching Writing

Karen Edmisten: Fleeting Thoughts On Teaching Writing | College Composition and Writing Programs | Scoop.it
I was writing a letter today, and ... wait ... what? You're not sure what a letter is? Very well, let's back up a bit, and define our terms. A letter is "a written or printed communication addressed to a person or organization and ...
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On the value of starting over...and over....and over...

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