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How do UCB professors encourage students to meet the challenges of writing in a discipline?

To be useful to the student, tutors often need to set aside their initial judgements of the student's writing so that they can instead learn to perceive the possibilities inherent in the student’s work.

What are the best and worst writing assignments you've ever given your students?

How can we help students gain confidence in their ability to write an effective argument?

With guidance in identifying the elements of argument and repeated practice, most students learn to read texts in new ways, to write rhetorical analyses, and to construct convincing arguments.

What are the best and worst writing assignments you've ever been given by a teacher?

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