Writing Analytics

I’m planning to do some work with students to encourage them to think about genre in their profession. (NB: See comment on this post for outcome of an activity based […]

Writing Analytics: LAK & EDM workshops

It’s a sign of the times that we now have two independently organised workshops on Writing Analytics in 2016, connecting two sister communities to the topic with their slightly different […]

What types of writing do professionals engage in? What professional practices of writing should students entering those professions encounter? How can we support development of appropriate professional writing skills?  These […]

One of the things I’m thinking about at the moment is how we analyse student writing and present those analyses as feedback. In the context of our work on rhetorical […]

Student writing corpora

By Milos Jakubicek, acting on behalf of Lexical Computing (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons A blog to keep track of essay/student writing corpora I’ve encountered which […]

One of the things I’m interested in is how to use assessment (and especially peer and self assessment) as a learning activity. A method I used as a teacher, and […]