Assignments by Contributor

Altieri, Joan
From Text to Thesis
Genre Jumping

Brent, Justin
Online Interviews

Brownstein, Gabriel
Brownstein's Style Rules

Buch, Richard
BMRs, Blow-Ups and Implants: Generative Forms of Revision
The Four Directions in Writing the Profile: Narrative, Exposition, Direct Quotation and Paraphrasing
Triple Journal Entry

Calvey, Ryan
The Logic Behind Problem Areas
Careful Reading and Marginal Note-Taking
Mapping a Paper
Reading Your Paper Aloud
Thesis and Thesis Examples

Clouther, Kevin

Clasper, Emily
Analyzing Writing Across the Disciplines

Davidson, Cynthia
Extended Scene Writing
Extended Scene Analysis
Research Proposal and Annotated Bibliography (Works Cited)

Using Art to Create Summary/Response

DePeter, Ron
Peer Response Self-Evaluation Letter

Frost, Clare
Movies of the Reader's Mind
Writing an Effective Summary
Writing a Proposal
Plagiarism Exercises

Josephs, Linda
Introduction to Critical Reading / Summary & Response:  “A Ridiculous Addiction”

Kern, Kathleen
Sentence Variety Structure

Khost, Peter
Proving the Impossible: An Exercise in Early Research Paper Writing
Survival Kit: An Inductive Approach to Cultural and Textual Analysis
Annotated Bibliography Exercise

Kleypas, Kathryn
Personal Narrative Exercise

Marshall, Sharon
Family Photograph Essay

McGrath, Carolyn
Ideas for In-Class Writing: Various Topics and Approaches
Using the New York Times For Analysis

McRoy, Jay
Analysis From the Inside Out

Overton, Ron
The Collage

Patterson, Hugh
Visual Text Analysis

Pittman, Michael
Genres and Academic Discourse

Plaisted, Jon
Ten Tricks for Taking an Essay Test
Narrative Essay Assignment
Textual Analysis Assignment
Writing an Argument

Warshauer, Leanne
Revising Introductions
Sharing and Developing Research Topics
Using Ad Analysis to Build Analytical Skills

Wimmer, Astrid
Process Writing With Line, Hook, and Sinker

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