Items listed under "Writing"

Anna Zendell and Rosemary McDonald Publish Article in FRA Today

School of Health Sciences Faculty Program Director Anna Zendell, Ph.D.,M.S.W. and Adjunct Faculty Rosemary McDonald, L.M.W. recently co-wrote and published an article about PTSD in the military  in an issue of Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) Today. Congratulations! “Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a...  [Read More]

Journaling to Reflect on Course Content

Pause and Reflect “We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience” (John Dewey, n.d.). This quote came to mind while reading Dr. Orlando’s article in the February edition of the Online Classroom. Dr. Orlando (2017) uses journaling to...  [Read More]

Grading versus Teaching

By Amy Erickson In the October 2016 issue of Online Classroom, Dr. John Orlando makes an interesting distinction between grading and teaching. In his article “Have You Turned Yourself into a Writing Tutor?” Dr. Orlando (2016) suggests that many professors focus on...  [Read More]

Writing Programs Revises, Adds Courses

By Joe Bocchi, Faculty Program Director The Writing program continues to provide a large number of service courses as part of the Written English Requirement. Two key courses, ENG 202 Business Writing and ENG 201 Writing in the Professions, were revised and...  [Read More]

Sign up for August 25 OWL Webinar

Join Crystal Sands, PhD, executive director of the Excelsior College OWL, and Michelle Abeyta, learning services coordinator, as they showcase the many rich and engaging resources of the Online Writing Law and explain how it can help meet your students’ writing needs. The webinar...  [Read More]

Teacher? Writing Coach? Why Not?

During the average week, I spend a lot of time writing. Letters, emails, memos, blogs… I write so much that it has become second nature to me to sit down in front of a blank computer screen and, soon thereafter, fill it...  [Read More]

Bocchi Revises Writing Courses

Dr.  Joe Bocchi, writing program director, completed a major revision of ENG 101 “Composition” and minor revisions of ENG 201 “Professional Papers” and ENG 102 “Composition II.” A new course, ENG 325 “Fiction Writing Workshop,” will premier Fall II. A major revision has begun...  [Read More]

Upcoming Webinar on Writing

A webinar will be help to celebrate the National Day on Writing. What We Tell Ourselves about Writing: Cultural Stories of Writing and Their Effects will be held Monday, October 20 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Excelsior College OWL, the webinar will...  [Read More]