Category Archive: Providing the Key

Posts on my Providing the Key series of lesson plans and presentations.

Importance of Research

In an earlier post, I wrote about how important it is to incorporate research into student assignments. Here’s an excerpt … Read on

A New Writing Course Takes Flight

Today we launched the first session of Writing for Research Scholars at H. M. Patel Institute of English Training & … Read on

Putting Genres in Context: Audio Presentation

The audio presentation here is one that I’ve been asked to do a number of times. The first part is … Read on

How Do We Explain Academic Writing?

Students are often confused by the terms for academic writing that professors assume they’ll understand. Even my graduate students don’t … Read on

Why Should We Care about Academic Writing?

English 102 at the University of Idaho is very much like required composition courses all over the U.S. These ubiquitous … Read on

Building Research into Assignments Early

I subscribe to the academic-writing-as-academic-discourse model. It just makes sense to me that academia exists, contrary to what most students … Read on

Available Presentations and Workshops

Today I prettied up and posted the document showing my available workshops and presentations. Among others, there are presentations on … Read on