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To the reader? The world of your book is a black box. Devoid of all sensation—no sights, sounds, tastes, smells, or aural pleasantries beyond dialogue.
The EFF Assessment Resource Collection (ARC) contains resources for the adult literacy field to align curriculum, instruction, assessment and reporting with the EFF Content Standards.
Posted by Melissa Donovan on August 21, 2012 ·
Awarded to: Professor Debra Myhill Sponsor(s): ESRC Funding Awarded to Exeter: £77,339 Dates: 1 September 2011 - 31 August 2012 This study built on the findings of the Grammar for Writing? Project, which found that an embedded approach to the teaching of grammar within the context of writing had a statistically significant beneficial effect on students writing attainment, but also found that teachers’ own grammmatical and metalinguistic subject knowledge mediated the beneficial impact. Shaping Policy and Practice set out to explore and develop these findings with professionals and policymakers. The project had three key aims: Firstly, the project sought to bridge the research-practice interface by working collaboratively with a small number of English departments, using the successful intervention pedagogy, and supporting teachers in using it to address their own learners’ needs.
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I have assembled a collection of tools which break the mold of traditional writing and use the power of the digital medium to create multimodal, interactive texts.
Four factors determine whether a particular arrangement of information makes sense in a specific piece of exposition:
Fluency activities are a staple of English language arts classes.
The WIDE Research Center creates new knowledge about digital communication and promotes the transfer of this knowledge to school, workplace, and community contexts to promote learning, knowledge work, and citizenship. WIDE pursues answers to basic, powerful questions regarding digital communication in a way that is flexible, collaborative, and entrepreneurial. WIDE pursues interdisciplinary grant funded research, consults with organizations, creates market opportunities from its own intellectual property, contributes significantly to scholarly literature in various fields,and supports undergraduate and graduate student research.
Revisualizing Composition: Mapping the Writing Lives of First-Year College Students :: WIDE Research Center, Michigan State UniversitySummary of Findings
At ISTE, I had the pleasure of presenting in the Google theatre on Writing with Google Docs.
April 5, 2012 By: Kristin M. Gehsmann, EdD in Teaching and Learning
Four pixels of ink stand between every writer and complete mastery of his or her craft. Who among us has not wrestled with that most dreaded of punctuation marks, the comma? Not quite a full stop, something light as a breath of air; neither attribution, coordination, nor interjection; yet shun it we dare not, for we are haunted by its ubiquity.