Best Practices and Examples

Best Practices and Recommendations for Advanced Writing 

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For faculty

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For Admin

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Examples

The following are innovative examples of how the Advanced Writing requirement can be designed.

Incorporating Informal Writing

In Geology and Environmental Earth Science, students use informal writing (like observational notes, data plots, diagrams, etc.)to generate ideas and do the work of science.

Using Formal Genres to Teach Writing

In International Studies, students learn about important genres in their field by analyzing and then constructing target texts.