As all instructors know, shaping a writing assignment to get what you want from students is not easy.

How do faculty use writing in upper division courses, and what instruction or guidance do they provide?

Writing one-minute papers serves as a way to seal ideas in students’ minds, provides you with an idea of where they are, develops their critical thinking skills, and, not least, tells you something about your own teaching.

What were the least effective and most effective responses you ever had to your writing?

Grammar rules that aren't.

How do you use writing in your class?