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Reaching Reluctant Readers in a First-Year Writing Program Handout

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Title: Reaching Reluctant Readers in a First-Year Writing Program Handout
Authors: Poteet, Desi
Keywords: reading
medium of instruction
problem-based learning
Issue Date: 08 Apr 2017
Publisher: Honolulu: 2017 UH First-Year Writing Symposium
Abstract: Reading assignments deliver important course content and provide valuable writing examples, modeling effective rhetorical strategies in the process. One of the challenges facing faculty is student resistance to completing reading assignments. This presentation will provide reading strategies and activities first-year writing faculty can integrate into their courses to encourage and develop students’ problem-based reading and writing skills. Student examples will be showcased, and handouts of assignments and activities will be available.
Description: This talk was presented as part of Breakout Session 1 | Panel 2: "Critical Reading for the FYW Classroom." These are the handouts provided at the talk.
Pages/Duration: 8 pages
Appears in Collections:Breakout 01, Panel 02: Critical Reading for the FYW Classroom

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