Writing is hard… but it’s also a luxury. Read Rachel Toor’s advice on writing in “Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Writers.”
How do faculty and student perspectives differ when it comes to feedback on written work? Learn more from this infographic from turnitin.com.
Rob Jenkins offers great advice on giving paper feedback, whether you’re a teacher, a writing tutor, or a student reading an essay for a friend, by reminding us that less is more: “Three Things You Need to Work On.”
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.
Students: as you start the semester and begin writing papers, check out this advice on Professors’ Pet Peeves.
What does good writing look like? Read Rob Jenkins’ answer in “The Case for Conversational Writing.”
Anne Curzan offers advice on “Humanizing Academic Citations” in The Chronicle this week.
There’s nothing like a little bit of Weird Al to get excited about good writing! Spend your summer afternoon enjoying Word Crimes.
Faculty: check out this great collection of resources on creating syllabi. Thank you, The Chronicle!