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Teaching writing online : how and why

Warnock, Scott, 1967-
Teaching writing online : how and why / Scott Warnock.
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Urbana, Ill. : National Council of Teachers of English, c2009.
xxvi, 235 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Introduction : Migrating to online writing instruction : how, why, and who
  • Getting started : developing your online personality
  • Online or hybrid?
  • Tech tools and strategies : use only what you need
  • Course lessons and content : translating teaching styles to the OW course
  • The writing course syllabus : what's different in online instruction?
  • Organization : redundancy, and helping students and you keep things straight
  • Readings : lots of online options, but the book is not dead!
  • Conversation : online, course talk can become writing
  • Assignments : online, student texts drive them
  • Peer review : help students help each other
  • Response : give lots of feedback without burning out
  • Grading : should it change when you teach online?
  • Pacing and predictability : help students get comfortable in the OW course
  • Collaboration : working in virtual groups
  • Intellectual property : plagiarism, copyright, and trust
  • Virtual teaching circles : leveraging teacher time and effort
  • Course assessment : taking steps toward knowing how well we are doing
  • Resources : a world of help out there
  • Afterword : Teaching writing with technology : a personality-driven endeavor
  • Appendixes : Teaching materials. Sample syllabus
  • Sample weekly plan
  • A sample message board conversation
  • Weblog assignment.
How can you migrate your tried and true face-to-face teaching practices into an online environment? This is the core question that Scott Warnock seeks to answer in Teaching Writing Online: How and Why. Warnock explores how to teach an online (or hybrid) writing course by emphasizing the importance of using and managing students' written communications. Grounded in Warnock's years of experience in teaching, teacher preparation, online learning, and composition scholarship, this book is designed with usability in mind. Features include: How to manage online conversations; Responding to students; Organizing course material; Core guidelines for teaching online; Resource chapter and appendix with sample teaching materials. - Publisher.
Subject headings
English language--Rhetoric--Study and teaching (Higher)--Computer-assisted instruction.
College students--Effect of technological innovations on.
Language and the Internet.
9780814152539 (pbk.)
0814152538 (pbk.)


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