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Using Published Student Writing to Enrich Pedagogy 

Marshall, Margaret J. (2019-10-25)
An undergraduate course which required a long paper analyzing a Supreme Court opinion structured that writing assignment as a series of smaller writing tasks in order to teach students how to do rhetorical analysis and ...

Incorporating ePortfolios into Student Learning 

Fasina, Oladiran; Srivastava, Puneet; Dougherty, Mark; Adhikari, Sushil; McDonald, Timothy; Taylor, Steven; Marshall, Margaret (2019-11-01)

Decisions, Decisions! E-portfolio As an Effective Hiring Assessment Tool 

McMillan, Libba Reed; Parker, Francine; Sport, Andrea (2019-11-05)

Organizational Response to a University Writing Initiative: Writing in the Disciplines (WID) in an Interdisciplinary Department 

Erwin, Cathleen O.; Zappile, Tina M. (2019-10-30)
The authors use an institutional theory framework to examine the impact of a newly adopted university-wide Writing in the Disciplines (WID) initiative in courses offered by three undergraduate programs housed in an ...

Lessons from the Field: Moving from Data to Action 

National Survey of Student Engagement (2019-10-31)
From its launch more than a decade ago, the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) was more than just a new survey. NSSE represented a campaign to focus the attention of higher education leaders, faculty, staff, ...

ePortfolio Assessment as Faculty Development: Gathering Reliable Data and Increasing Faculty Confidence 

Marshall, Margaret J.; Mills Duffy, Ashlee; Powell, Stephen; Bartlett, Lesley Erin (2019-11-21)
An ePortfolio Assessment Institute (AI) structured as a faculty development opportunity was undertaken to increase faculty confidence in teaching and assessing ePortfolios and to collect reliable data about student performance ...

More Than Assessment: What ePortfolios Make Possible for Students, Faculty, and Curricula 

Bartlett, Lesley Erin; Stuart, Heather; Owensby, Justin K.; Davis, Jordan R. (2019-11-20)
To disrupt the notion that ePortfolios are primarily an assessment tool, this article-as-ePortfolio invites readers to consider what is made possible when ePortfolio initiatives lead with student learning in their structure ...

How Writing Contributes to Learning: New Findings from a National Study and Their Local Application 

Anderson, Paul; Anson, Chris M.; Fish, Tom; Gonyea, Robert M.; Marshall, Margaret; Menefee-Libey, Wendy; Paine, Charles; Blake, Laura Palucki; Weaver, Susan (2019-10-31)
Anderson, P., Anson, C. M., Fish, T., Gonyea, R. M., Marshall, M., Menefee-Libey, W., Paine, C., Blake, L. P., Weaver, S. (2017). How writing contributes to learning: New findings from a national study and their local ...

Writing for Publication: Faculty Development Initiative Using Social Learning Theory 

Sanderson, Bonnie K.; Carter, Matt; Schuessler, Jenny B. (2019-11-05)
Demonstrating scholarly competency is an expectation for nurse faculty. However, there is hesitancy among some faculty to fully engage in scholarly activities. To strengthen a school of nursing’s culture of scholarship, a ...

Eleventh Annual Faculty Awards Ceremony 

Barlow, Rebecca Jo; Bubb, Robert; Cumbie, Emily; Sailors, Jamie; Vollenweider, Margaret; Wilbanks, Sharon Huey; Barlow, Becky (2019-10-30)
A ceremony program documenting the 2017 recognition of the Ralph "Shug" Jordan Professor of Writing and the Gary Brown ePortfolio Project Faculty Cohort Award recipients.

Constructing a Professional Identity: Connecting College and Career Through ePortfolios 

Cordie, Leslie; Sailors, Jamie; Barlow, Becky; Kush, John S. (2019-10-30)
In this paper, we describe the use of ePortfolios at a public, land-grant university and document how the ePortfolio has been used to develop more authentic learning experiences. We discuss the best practices for ePortfolios ...

The Formation of a Professional Organization for Writing Across the Curriculum 

Basgier, Christopher; Cox, Michelle; Falconer, Heather M.; Galin, Jeffrey; Harahap, Al; Hendrickson, Brian; Melzer, Dan; Palmquist, Mike; Sheriff, Stacey (2020-04-22)
In this chapter, we describe the rationale for and development of the Association for Writing Across the Curriculum (AWAC), which held its first meeting for members at the 2018 International Writing Across the Curriculum ...

Enhanced Radio Lab Experience Using ePortfolios 

Prather, J. Craig; Harrell, Haley K.; Barlett, Lesley Erin; Wentworth, Stuart M.; http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0119-9256 (2020-05-14)
In the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at our university, there is a course unofficially referred to as the “radio lab”. This is a required 1 credit hour course for the Electrical Engineering program. ...

Embrace the Messiness: Libraries, Writing Centers, and Encouraging Research as Inquiry Across the Curriculum 

Alabi, Jaena; Truman, James C. W.; Farrell, Bridget; Price Mahoney, Jennifer (2020-04-22)
As educators, how do we clarify the concept of research into a manageable form so it’s communicated effectively while still creating space for the complexity inherent across different academic disciplines, different classroom ...

Repurposing scientific writing in conservation biology 

Boyd, Robert; Basgier, Christopher; Wilson, Claire (2020-05-14)
Scientists and writing studies scholars agree that students need to be able to repurpose scientific knowledge across audiences, goals, and genres. This article offers a much-needed, practical example of an assignment that ...

Building Bridges: Creating Connections by Building Our Portfolios 

Reynolds, Candyce; Ring, Gail; Conefrey, Theresa; Davidson, Allie; Stuart, Heather (2020-01-24)