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They wanted to clear any misconseptions students or readers may have had about FYC writings. They say that if the students learns about writing and to learn the base of writitng, that this might help them with not just English composition but with other writings they will have to compose later on in life.
It was designed to teach the students the concept of writing. The course respects students as if they too are expert writers. The final three weeks of the semester are dedicated to ten minute presentations, and revision workshops. Trying to change Jacks disposition towards writing" The profesors talk about that they would rather have their student conducted critical, researched inquiry at a college level rather than have them master a format of some type because its more important to them.
Jack says that writing is not all about abinding to the rules of writing. The course jack took offered him more than just teaching him how to write any type of writing, they taught him how to be one with writing and how to go about when starting to write. They also mad him look at different type of writing and he had to reasearch on them.
Stephanie also found out that the Lite reviewswere what created thee framework of what your going or about to do. For her study she contacted 5 students from 3 different universitys.
Stephanie asked them to complete 3 excersises like haas and flower did. Stephanie asked them questions on how they would go about or approach the reading of a difficult text. She made them read a passage and write a summary of what the text meant.
The students also did peer review in the class and thought it was useful and essential and would like to do more peer reviewing in the future. The students faced challenges with the reading; they were lengthy and difficult for the students.
The instructor did not expect for the students work to be perfect, but that could be a problem for the other instructors that thought their work should be perfect.
Teaching the students about writing might not help the student with their writing skills. At times it may even worsen the students writing, but over the first few years in college the students writing skills will improve.
The need to spread the information and diciplines to the misinformed students will hel p us be succesful writers, what will also be very helpful is to be coached in how to read high level articles.
What do you think of this article? What do you think about what Downs and Wardel stated in this article? Why do they say that writing is confusing and a slow process?Writing about Writing, , University Elizabeth Wardle, University Douglas Downs, Bedford Books, about Writing University Elizabeth Wardle, University Douglas Downs The relationship between contemporary architecture and nature is fundamental to today's creativity.
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Jan 27, · Downs, Douglas and Elizabeth Wardle.
“Teaching about Writing, Righting Misconceptions: (Re)Envisioning “First-Year Composition” as “Introduction to Writing Studies.”. As opposed to textbooks that "talk down" to students, the articles in Writing About Writing address issues and debates within the composition community; these are peer-reviewed, academic articles about writing, written in the language we as teachers are trying to get our students to emulate/5.
Reflecting Back and Looking Forward: Revisiting Teaching about Writing, Righting Misconceptions Five Years On Elizabeth Wardle and Doug Downs Abstract: In this Retrospective, we revisit our College Composition and Communication article in order to clarify our primary argument, address some questions and critiques that have arisen, and.