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Paleography

Are you working in an archive to do research this semester, either in special collections at Monmouth, at the local history museum or public library, or online? Check out this great resource for reading handwritten documents.

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Professors’ Pet Peeves

Students: as you start the semester and begin writing papers, check out this advice on Professors’ Pet Peeves.

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The Case for Conversational Writing

What does good writing look like? Read Rob Jenkins’ answer in “The Case for Conversational Writing.”

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Humanizing Academic Citations

Anne Curzan offers advice on “Humanizing Academic Citations” in The Chronicle this week. Screen Shot 2014-08-08 at 9.22.20 AM

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Word Crimes

There’s nothing like a little bit of Weird Al to get excited about good writing! Spend your summer afternoon enjoying Word Crimes.

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Creating Syllabi

Faculty: check out this great collection of resources on creating syllabi. Thank you, The Chronicle!

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http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/from-the-archives-creating-syllabi/57573?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en

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Writing for Social Change

Marquette students write about real issues for real audiences, and make change in their community. Read more about their work in this article: “Can Writing Make a Difference?”

 

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Track Your Writing

Jason B. Jones argues “To Become a Writer, Track Your Writing.”

Check out his great article in The Chronicle for tips, advice, and resources for tracking your writing.

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And, see what Christian Tietze has to add to the conversation, as he argues that we should make writing part of our identity.

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Writing in the Sciences: Comics and Medicine

Doctors are now using the graphic novel form to teach patients about their health, in a creative combination of the arts, sciences and humanities.  Check out “Art and Medicine Intersect in New Ways” and “Medicine: Graphic, Funny, and Informative” to learn about the recent Graphic Medicine conference.

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Why assign in-class writing?

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Click here to learn more about in-class writing!

 

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