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Why Haven't Humanities Ph.D. Programs Collapsed?: 21 Answers From Readers - The Atlantic

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Why Haven't Humanities Ph.D. Programs Collapsed?
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This article gives the opinions of many of its readers about the job opportunities that come with higher education. 

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Teaching creative writing: lead your class by example - The Guardian (blog)

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The Guardian (blog) Teaching creative writing: lead your class by example The Guardian (blog) English teachers have a lot more on their plate than creative writing, and have to prioritise literacy skills, reading comprehension, critical analysis,...
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This article by the Guardian breaks down the way creative writing should be taught. It tells teachers to share their writings with classes so they can learn from their own teacher and see what it takes to write creativly.  This articles main point is for teachers and how to further enhance the education children are receiving. 

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OP 07. The Problem-Solving Processes of Writers and Readers - National Writing Project

OP 07. The Problem-Solving Processes of Writers and Readers - National Writing Project | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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This PDF gives a breakdown on the way that readers and writers can all overcome issues and solve their problems while writing

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Reading and writing tasks on different university degree courses: what do the students say they do?

California State University Channel Islands is Ventura County's first public, four-year university.
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This peer reviewed journal can be found on academic search premier and it is writen by a few professors from the "Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. The peer review journal gives insights to testing conducted in spain on recent under graduate students (2007) to test how well they learned to read and write in high school and the way it carried over to their specefic majors when they went into the undergraduate studies. 

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A Passionate, Unapologetic Plea for Creative Writing in Schools

A Passionate, Unapologetic Plea for Creative Writing in Schools | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Somewhere in the English Academy battles that took place in mid-to-late 20th century, reading literature was privileged over creating literature. Thus, many K-12 English teachers began to narrow the curriculum, even before ...
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Thursday poems amuse and inform - The Bullet

Thursday poems amuse and inform - The Bullet | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Thursday poems amuse and inform
The Bullet
“It's a chance to reflect on what I am learning in class, and if you are in creative writing, you have to study and gain experience in order to be able to write better,” said senior English major Liz Barnes.
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In this article the author talks about a special poem series at a college that helps to enhance the vocabulary and creativity among its members (students / faculty) in the english department. There is a lot of sexual references in the poems according to the author and it was more for laughs but it is a way to teach the students more about  writing. 

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Why Don't More Americans Win the Nobel Prize? - New Yorker (blog)

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Why Don't More Americans Win the Nobel Prize?
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This article gives a background on the Nobel Prize for literature in American history and how Americans are not recognized like they should be. It breaks down the reasons why Americans do not get recognized. 

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Purdue OWL: Essay Writing

The Modes of Discourse—Exposition, Description, Narration, Argumentation (EDNA)—are common paper assignments you may encounter in your writing classes.
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This article from Purdue OWL is giving the background on an essay (a form of academic writing) and why it is important to write. It also gives the purpose of an essay and why students in undergraduate studies write them. 

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Don't Worry About Your Writing | WritersDigest.com

Don't Worry About Your Writing | WritersDigest.com | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Don't let worry drag you down. In addition to improving your craft and developing a sustainable writing habit, fighting low self-confidence about your writing is a task we all must face.
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This article is from writers digest and it talks about a way to not let your ideas limit your writing. If you feel it is necessary then write it down. 

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editing and proof reading an autobiography - Editing English Proofreading Legal Writing job - Elance - United States

editing and proof reading an autobiography - Editing English Proofreading Legal Writing job - Elance - United States | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
September 3, 2013 - editing and proof reading an autobiography - Editing English Proofreading Legal Writing - 35,000 +/- word count I will have an editing agreement we can both sign. I just need you to proof read and edit this autobiography.
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