This is Why I Teach

Developmental Writing Tip: This is Why I Teach Right on cue, my students have gone and done something awesome to remind me why I teach. They apparently anticipated yesterday’s post, making it a good week to return to my teaching theme. You might remember last semester when I wrote about a new teaching experiment I…

Experiments in Multimodal Composition: Going Beyond the Traditional Paper in Freshman Writing Classes

Developmental Writing Tip: Experiments in Multimodal Composition This semester I’ve been doing a lot of experimentation in my freshmen writing classes. Mainly in the form of multimodal composition. I really want to challenge the boundaries of what it means to “compose” pieces of communication. The traditional written essay is fast fading–both with regard to student…