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“Bad Ideas About Writing”

Posted on September 5, 2017 | Filed under General News

Join Director of Writing Alexis Hart and fellow educators for a series of informal discussions centered around “major myths about writing instruction” as presented in the recently published open-access book “Bad Ideas About Writing.” Participants are welcome to attend monthly or come as they are able. The discussions for Fall 2017 will focus on the following chapters and take place on the following dates:

“First-Year Composition Prepares Students for Academic Writing” by Tyler Branson and “First-Year Composition Should be Skipped” by Paul G. Cook
Tuesday 9/19 12:15-1:15 CC301-302
Thursday 9/21 4:30-5:30 CC206

“You Can Learn to Write in General” by Elizabeth Wardle and “Writing Knowledge Transfers Easily” by Ellen C. Carillo
Tuesday 10/17 12:15-1:15 CC301-302
Thursday 10/19 4:30-5:30 CC206

“Some People are Just Born Good Writers” by Jill Parrott and “Writer’s Block Just Happens to People” by Geoffrey V. Carter
Tuesday 11/14 12:15-1:15 CC301-302
Thursday 11/16 4:30-5:30 CC206