Effective Practices for Online Writing Instruction

As part of the Virginia Tech Composition Program’s continuing preparations for fall, we share in announcing the following event and resources. Best Practices for Online Writing Instruction – 2-Day Online Course June 22nd, 1:00-2:30PM EST and June 23rd, 1:00-2:30PM EST ORJune 25th, 1:00-2:30PM EST and June 26th, 1:00-2:30PM EST The Council of Writing Program Administrators … Read more

Curricular Updates

We’re excited (and overdue for posting!) about new materials available on HokiesWrite.com. The program leadership team has recently set into place the following, all in service of modest curricular adjustments: Textbook: Learn more about our Fall 2019 adoption of a VT custom Understanding Rhetoric (2nd ed.) Program outcomes: Learn more about the program’s revised outcomes, … Read more

Dartmouth Resources for Assignment Design

The spring semester has only just begun at Virginia Tech, so it’s a terrific time to be thinking about the subtleties of assignment design. The Dartmouth Institute for Writing and Rhetoric offers the best resources available to guide and support the assignment design process. Consider, for example, this, the first of eight suggestions for crafting … Read more