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Disrupting the First Draft: Getting Students to Revise and Edit Essays

What:
General Session
When:
3:00 PM, Friday 8 Nov 2019 (50 minutes)
Where:
Napoleon D3
How:
Tags:
Honors PedagogyScholarships and FellowshipsTeaching and Learning
Discussion:
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Are there creative ways to encourage students to review their work before handing it in? Editing is an essential skill for students in writing-intensive honors courses and for those who are applying to national scholarships and graduate programs. How can we help students fall in love with line editing, “killing darlings,” and writing gracefully?

Participant
University of New Mexico
Participant
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Participant
Colorado School of Mines