Week 3: Designing for Active Learning and Critical Thinking II

Because our reading experiences will be different this week (considering all the optional chapters), I wanted to begin by creating some discussion surrounding the ten strategies for designing critical thinking tasks in Bean chapter 8. Which chapter 8 strategy or strategies inspired you to develop new assignments to foster critical thinking? What might those new […]

Week 1: Thinking and Writing

A good place to begin our WID journey is to think about the relationship between thinking and writing. Our readings for this week are pitched toward these ideas. I’ll start off by citing a couple of famous quips: “I don’t know what I think until I write it down.” Joan Didion “I write because I […]

Welcome to our blog!

(the following intro was written by Ian Mackenzie) Welcome to the Blog for the Fall 2020 Writing Fellows, where we’ll discuss the weekly topics and readings.  Moderators will set up one or two guiding questions, and their views thereupon, and the rest of us can comment at the bottom of the post.  You can reply […]