Category Archives: Activity

Reading Across Platforms

Reading Across Platforms is an outline of an assignment sequence designed for students in courses that require multimodal writing and reading. Since rhetorical situation determines the skills required for effective reading and writing, I contend students need to be taught how to read across platforms. Thorough knowledge of platform features enables responsive reading/writing. Along with teaching tool features, the activity [...]

List of Classroom Activities

In the document embedded below, you will find a list of activities that can be adapted and run in composition and literature courses at most undergraduate levels. The activities emphasize one or more of the following skills: collaboration; leadership; audience awareness; revision; synthesis; retention; and judgement. I assembled the list from the following texts: On Course: A Week By Week [...]