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What Good Writing Involves

01/01/2016

Summary

Good writing is a skill that many college students struggle with. This article suggests several practices that professors can implement in their assignments for improving writing skills. The focus of the article is on emphasizing the fact that good writing doesn't happen without a thorough review process.

Key Points

  • Good writing is a complex and iterative process
  • Setting clear expectations is an important starting point
  • Modeling your approach to writing can be helpful to students and enlightening for you as a professor
  • Require drafts and include grading rubrics as ways to provide feedback trhoughout the process

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