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Teaching Writing - Genre

Additional Resources

Genre Awareness, Academic Argument, and Transferability

The WAC Journal, July 2012
Irene L. Clark, Andrea Hernandez
Can first-year writing classes help students in other disciplines? Authors Irene L. Clark and Andrea Hernandez delve into this question by examining the results of a pilot study designed to help students acquire "genre awareness" and write effectively across different courses. More ›

The Writing Assignment Framework and Overview

July 2011
Developing creative and rigorous writing assignments can be challenging. To support teachers in planning and reflecting on writing assignments in all content areas, a group of teacher-consultants and Writing Project site directors collaborated to create this new framework for writing assignments. More ›

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