A key challenge for students, especially for students taking your courses for the first time, is figuring out what exactly you expect from your writing assignments. What seems obvious or intuitive to us is often not to new students. What we think “every sophomore at North Park should already know about writing” may not be … More How do they know what you want?
How might we encourage the integration of critical thinking, writing, and reading with our students? Are there habits we can form with smaller assignments throughout the semester that will prepare them for the bigger, more formal ones? Check out this article for some tips.
Whether or not you use the print publication “The Norton Field Guide to Writing,” there is a useful website for your students here. There is a useful web-based toolbar that students might use while writing their papers. This can be imported directly into their Window’s based Mircrosoft Word program, or as an internet toolbar.
Welcome to the North Park Core Curriculum faculty blog. Here you can find a wide array of resources for teaching in the Core from Cornerstone to Capstone. This is a brand new online resources, which will evolve as we see what faculty benefit most from. For now, it will serve as the primary online resource … More Welcome
For faculty teaching Writing Intensive courses, click here to get a map of how to use this blog to both find helpful resources, contribute your own, and participate in the discussion with your colleagues. Gaining some perspective on Writing Across the Curriculum Writing Across the Curriculum