ENGL 805

Practicum for University Writing Experience


Phillip Marzluf DE 101 532-2156 marzluf@ksu.edu
Robin Mosher DE 206 532-2178 robinam@ksu.edu
Deborah Murray DE 108 532-2179 debom@ksu.edu
Dave Smit DE 103 532-2170 dws@ksu.edu
Karin Westman DE 108 532-2171 westmank@ksu.edu

Policy Statement and Schedule of Classes for 1st Year GTAs

Policy Statement and Schedule of Classes for 2nd Year GTAs

Policy and Evaluation Resources for Expos 1 and Expos 2

  • Expos 1
    • Sample course policy statement (General: Word file)
    • Sample course policy statement (Katherine Harder: Word file)
    • Sample course policy statement and syllabus for Expos 1 (Judy McClendon: Word file)

  • Expos 2
    • Sample course policy statement and syllabus for Expos 2 (MWF or TU)

  • Mid-Semester Evaluation
    • Sample mid-semester evaluation (Word file)
    • Alternate sample mid-semester evaluation (Word file)

Teaching Resources

Expos 1 | Expos 2 | Online Research | Research

Grammar, Punctuation, Style

Teaching Resources for Expos 1

  • Two Descriptions and an Analysis (Paper #1)
  • Summary/Strong Response (Paper #2)
    • Says and Does Statements for Raspberry (Word file)
    • Sample Grading Rubric

  • Informative and Surprising (Paper #3)
  • How-To with Interview
  • Literacy Autobiography

Teaching Resources for Expos 2

Teaching Resources for Online Research

  • Citation format for online sources, available from Bedford/St. Martin's web site for Online!.
  • PowerPoint presentation on Online Resources (15 Sept 2003).

Teaching Resources for Research Papers

The following learning tools were developed during Practicum on 31 March and 8 April 2003 to address five challenges students typically face in the Expos 1 and Expos 2 classroom as they write a paper with research. The Word files below represent revised drafts of each group's efforts; subsequent updated versions or variations should be sent as Word attachments to westmank@ksu.edu.
  • Research Overwhelms Invention
  • Global Organization
  • Paragraph Organization
    • Jigsaw Paragraphs (Word file)
    • Mix, Match, and Construct: Learning to Effectively Organize Paragraphs in the Researched Debate Essay (Word file)
  • Matching Claim to Evidence
    • Making Sources Relevant to Warrants and Audience (Word file)
    • Two-Step Learning Tool (Word file)
  • Formatting Good Evidence Correctly
    • Effectively Presenting Your Evidence (Word file)

Teaching Resources for Grammar, Punctuation, and Style

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Last updated 25 April 2004