ERIC Number: EJ539559
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Developing and Responding to Major Writing Projects.
Herrington, Anne J.
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, n69 p67-75 Spr 1997
Argues that developing writing activities, consulting with students as they work on a major writing project, and responding are important vehicles for teaching that fosters engaged learning. Central principles are to make assignments inquiry- or issue-based, to keep them focused but open enough for students to develop their own angle or interest, and to offer guidance for going about the assignment. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Assignments, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Curriculum Development, Feedback, Higher Education, Inquiry, Instructional Design, Student Projects, Teacher Student Relationship, Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Evaluation, Writing Exercises, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Writing To Learn: Strategies for Assigning and Responding to Writing Across the Disciplines."