AI in the Classroom

I’ve long been an early technology adapter. I started building webpages/websites in the 90s, used turnitin.com not just for plagiarism checking but for providing rich feedback on student papers in the very early 2000s, and around that time had students write live blogs on a course website as part of their writing requirements. I didn’tContinue reading “AI in the Classroom”

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How to be a Great Writer

How to be a writer. Not just a writer; a great writer. Two easy steps. Sit on your butt. Write. Beverages and music allowed. That means you don’t dodishescheckemailmakecallsbalancethecheckbookpaybillsdochoreswatchtv or blog. I’m writing this waiting for the tea to boil, so I’m claiming the beverage exception. Don’t tell me how busy you are. It impliesContinue reading “How to be a Great Writer”

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Writing for College and Beyond Book Site Up

Bright Futures Publishing is providing marketing and administrative support for the new first-year writing textbook Writing for College and Beyond (Lulu Press, 2019). Contact Bright Futures Publishing for desk or review copies, and check out the book webpages for more information, including links to ordering information, the table of contents, the book flyer, testimonials, and aContinue reading “Writing for College and Beyond Book Site Up”

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Flyer for Writing for College and Beyond

I’ve created this downloadable flyer for my new first-year writing textbook,¬†Writing for College and Beyond. Besides being the least expensive composition text on the market, every chapter emphasizes how its writing tasks are applicable to students’ future business and professional contexts. It’s fully customizable for departmental orders and written with rural, at-risk, first generation, andContinue reading “Flyer for Writing for College and Beyond”

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Writing for College and Beyond Now Available

I’m proud to announce that the first-year writing textbook Writing for College and Beyond is now available for order at the publisher’s website. The result of 18 years of teaching first year writing, I realized something many students need — and that most first year writing textbooks lack — are explanations of how the tasksContinue reading “Writing for College and Beyond Now Available”

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