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Peltola, Arlene – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
A recent (2015) study conducted by the Society of Human Resource Managers concluded that nearly half of US employers, across industries, believe recent college graduates to be lacking in requisite competencies for communication, broadly, and writing, in particular. This paper describes an advanced writing course in public relations that seeks to…
Descriptors: Small Group Instruction, Writing Instruction, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Advanced Courses
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Gair, Marina – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2015
Drawing on four years of anecdotal data and student feedback on course evaluations, this paper provides a retrospective account of the author's experience with teacher candidates in an elementary writing instruction course as first-time authors of children's books, in particular focusing on a writing workshop approach as an effective pedagogical…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Authors, Writing Workshops, Feedback (Response)