The following online materials are intended to support faculty in assigning and assessing student writing in courses across the curriculum.
- Defining and Avoiding Plagiarism: The WPA Statement on Best Practices/Council of Writing Program Administrators; incorporating critical sources; designing the research assignment.
Evaluating Student Writing
- Elizabeth Hodges, "Negotiating the Margins: Some Principles for Responding to Our Students' Writing, Some Strategies for Helping Students Read our Comments", Writing to Learn, ed. Mary Deane Sorcinelli and Peter Elbow (1997)
- Gordon Harvey, "Repetitive Strain: The Injuries of Responding to Student Writing"
The Elements of Academic Writing
- Gordon Harvey, A Brief Guide to the Elements of the Academic Essay, Harvard Writing Project (2009)
- Tom Deans, "Teaching Counter Argument" (2004)
Designing Writing Assignments
Designing Speaking Assignments
- "Introducing Expectations for Oral Presentations: A 55-Minute Lesson Plan"
- Tyler Bradway, "Questions to Ask Yourself When Preparing an Oral Presentation"
- Barnard Speaking Fellows - Coaching Guidelines
- Daniela Kempf, "Public Speaking Coaching Tips"
- Visual Literacy; University of California Irvine Libraries; citing images, copyright, evaluating images, etc.
Resources for Writers with Disabilities
- Teaching Students with Disabilities, at UC Berkeley, contains specific suggestions for teaching students with disabilities, including learning disabilities, chronic illness, ADHD, deafness, mobility impairments, and visual disabilities. This information will be of interest both to faculty members and to students with disabilities.
- The website of the Association of Higher Education and Disability includes a list of publications related to college students with disabilities.