Myths and Realties

When Not to Respond

Designing Writing Assignments

Commenting: Margins and End

Commenting on Drafts


Helping Students Learn Editing

Helping Students Learn to Fix Errors

Overview of Rhetorical Context

Discipline Specific Resources

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Insight from a Colleague

Bob Hoffert, Professor in the Philosophy Department, notes that "one of the things we must consider is that writing on papers or exams is not primarily a matter of assessment but one of the integral components of teaching. If I want to teach an appreciation of philosophy [in my freshman-level course], writing is one of the most important things I do. Grading isn't a joy. But it is easier to take on because I see it as a way of teaching, making me more self-conscious about setting up the assignment and commenting on their papers."