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Troy Hicks holds sight on good writing workshop instruction. Where others have talked about new technologies and how they change writing, Hicks shows you how to use new technologies to enhance the teaching of writing you already do. Chapters are organized around the familiar principles of the writing workshop; student choice, active revision, studying author's craft, publication beyond the classroom, and assessment of both product and process. In each chapter you'll learn how to expand and improve your teaching by smartly incorporating new technologies like wikis, blogs, and other forms of multimedia.
Troy Hicks is an assistant professor of English at Central Michigan University and directs the Chippewa River Writing Project, a site of the National Writing Project. There he teaches writing methods courses and offers professional development workshops on writing and technology. His blog, Digital Writing, Digital Teaching, can be found at http://hickstro.org/.
Table of Contents
|Imagining a Digital Writing Workshop||p. 1|
|Fostering Choice and Inquiry Through RSS, Social Bookmarking, and Slogging||p. 15|
|Conferring Through Blogs, Wikis, and Collaborative Word Processors||p. 35|
|Examining Author's Craft Through Multimedia Composition||p. 52|
|Designing and Publishing Digital Writing||p. 80|
|Enabling Assessment over Time with Digital Writing Tools||p. 103|
|Creating Your Digital Writing Workshop||p. 125|
|Sample Lesson: Exploring Copyright Through Collaborative Wiki Writing||p. 135|
|The Digital Writing Workshop Study Guide||p. 152|
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