Katelin Kaiser

  1. Conclude this Paragraph with Your Voice, Not Your Source’s

    Why is it important to conclude a paragraph with the writer’s voice rather than a quote?* Though quotations from reliable sources are often used to add credibility and support to a writer’s ideas, the focus of the paper should remain on the writer’s voice and his or her own agency as a writer. Credentialed evidence should be provided to support...

    Published on Apr 13th 2012

  2. Georgia Tech MOOC

    First-Year Composition 2.0 https://www.coursera.org/course/gtcomp First-Year Composition 2.0 will help you to develop a better process and gain confidence in written, visual, and oral communication and to create and critique documents and presentations in college, in the workplace, and in your community. You will draft and revise the following assignments: a personal essay, an image, and an oral presentation. Course Outline...

    Published on Apr 17th 2013

  3. Staff

    Joe Moxley Publisher Joe Moxley is Publisher and Executive Editor for Writing Commons. A professor of English and director of the First-Year Composition Program at the University of South Florida, Joe teaches graduate courses on research methods in writing studies, rhetoric and technology, scholarly publishing, and composition pedagogy. Joe is Founder of My Reviewers, which seeks to improve students’ writing, critical thinking, and collaborative competencies (more). Quentin Vieregge Editor-in-Chief quentin@writingcommons.org...

    Published on Feb 13th 2011

  4. The Gates Foundation and Three Composition MOOCS

    MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have been getting a lot of attention lately.  The idea of free access to higher education via  online classes challenges our traditional assumptions about good undergraduate pedagogy–that small class sizes and significant face-to-face time with professors are crucial to learning.  As a parent with two kids at private universities, I find the idea of a quality,...

    Published on Mar 21st 2013