When I discovered how much I loved my First Year Writing
courses and how well I did in them, I gained the confidence to apply to the writing center tutor training course.
I have invited a friend and colleague, Irvin Peckham, director of the first year writing
program at Drexel University, to assist me with this topic.
Connected, disconnected, and uncertain: Student attitudes about future writing contexts and perceptions of transfer from first year writing
to the disciplines.
John Trimbur is Professor and First Year Writing
Associate Director in the Department of Writing, Literature, and Publishing at Emerson College.
1) The Premedical Program at the Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) in Doha, Qatar requires the completion of two one-semester First Year Writing
Seminars (FWYS) taught by the Writing Program faculty.
first year writing
program collaboration suggests, "both fields encourage undergraduates to educate themselves through reading, critical thinking, and the effective and ethical use of information; these skills are taught so that they may be integrated into strategies for living, not just strategies for school success.
One semester, the instructors responded when tutors indicated they felt knowledgeable about general library sources used in First Year Writing
courses, but less confident in their understanding of discipline-specific databases.
As one solution toward alleviating part of this high cost of going to college for Michigan students, the presenters will discuss Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, an open textbook series for first year writing
classes available in PDF format under a Creative Commons license for free download.
One of my recent first year writing
students had been in the U.
This qualifies it for the full first year writing
The PWR, as one of its most visible efforts, created a first year writing
course that was targeted toward more levels of students, and reaches more incoming students.