Advice on Writing
-4/10/95, "Don't Erase - and Some Other Advice," Bob Marrs
-4/28/95, "Some Questions and Some Answers," Bob Marrs

Argumentative Essays
-9/15/98, "Four Aims of Argument: Inquiry, Conviction, Persuasion, Negotiation," Bob Marrs

Assignments
-9/21/88, "Microtheme Strategies for Developing Cognitive Skills"
-see Writing Assignments

Audience (writing for an)
-10/27/94, "'Off the Wall': Writing for my Peers," Emily Vrabac.

Classroom Writing
-3/8/89, In-Class Writing to Learn, Bob Marrs

Chemistry
-4/18/90, Coe Students Writing About Chemistry, Interview with Peter Wickham

Collage Writing
-10/25/1990, Writing Collages, Bob Marrs.

Course Evaluations
-2/1/89, Autopsies, Bob Marrs

Editing student papers
-9/15/87, Minimal Marking, Bob Marrs
-11/14/00, Self Assessment and Peer Assessment Forms

Evaluating student papers
-see Editing student papers
-see Responding to student papers

Faculty Interviews
-4/18/90, Coe Students Writing About Chemistry, Interview with Peter Wickham
-4/25/90, Writing About Homer, Virgil, and Dante. Interview with Ed Burke
-5/1/92, "WAC and WILT," Bob Marrs and Sports Illustrated interview with Wilt Chamberlain (KU)
-4/28/95, "Some Questions and Some Answers," Bob Marrs

Genres in Writing
-see also Writing Assignments
-see Argumentative Essays
-see Chemistry
-see Collages
-see Journals
-see Letters
-see Poetry

Grammar
-4/1/89, The Fumble Rules of Grammar, Bob Marrs
-see also Punctuation, Sentences

In-Class Writing
-3/8/89, In-Class Writing to Learn, Bob Marrs

Journals
-4/12/90, Using Journals to Direct Studying, Terry Heller

Letters
-3/15/88, "Letters That Don't Need Stamps," David Hay

Marking on papers
-9/15/87, "Minimal Marking," Bob Marrs

Peer Evaluation
-2/1/88, "A Procedure for Peer Evaluation on Research Projects," Evelyn Benda
-11/14/00, Self Assessment and Peer Assessment Forms

Planning for writing/Pre-Writing
-10/4/88, Writing that Preceeds Writing
-5/17/90, "Jargon Jackpot Crackerjacks And Other Bits of News: A Windy City Report." Bob Marrs
-1/16/98, Writing Conferences: Pre-draft; Post-draft

Plagiarism
-9/27/94, Plagiarism Council Chornicle
-Web Page Forums: Collaborative Conversations
-8/26/02, A Series of Observations on Plagiarism
-1/03,"Defining and Avoiding Plagiarism: The WPA Statement on Best Practices"

Poetry
-10/28/97, "Manifest Destiny," Sarah Lindsay

Portfolio Writing
-10/8/91, "Portfolios and the Other Readers Program," Bob Marrs

Punctuation
-10/1/95, "The Apostrophe," Bob Marrs

Quotes and Analogies on Writing and Reading
-1/21/91, "Revising," Bob Marrs.
-2/21/95, "Driving a Car at Night," Bob Marrs.
-5/17/95, "The End of All Method," Bob Marrs
-12/7/95, "You Can't Wait for the Taxi of Inspiration," Bob Marrs
-2/18/98, "A Hodgepodge," Bob Marrs

Reading logs
-9/87, "The Mellon Menu," Bob Marrs

Reading/Writing Workshop
-2/7/97, "What Goes on in the Reading/Writing Workshop?" Jane Nesmith

Responding to student papers
-11/18/88, "1,000 Papers A Year," Bob Marrs
-(unmarked date 1989), "Responding to Student Papers," Bob Marrs
-10/13/89, "Responding to Student Writing: 'Movies of the Mind,'" Bob Marrs
-10/26/89, "Evaluating College Writing," Bob Marrs
-4/14/94, "Four Days in the Athens of the South," Bob Marrs

Revising Papers
-4/25/90, "Writing About Homer, Virgil, and Dante." Interview with Ed Burke
-5/17/90, "Jargon Jackpot Crackerjacks And Other Bits of News: A Windy City Report," Bob Marrs
-1/21/91, "Revising," Bob Marrs.

Self-Reflective Writing
-9/20/96, "Self-Reflective Assignments," Bob Marrs

Sentences
-1/19/88, "Self-referential Sentences," Bob Marrs

Spelling
-11/20/92, "Fiksing the g/j anomali and other speling issues," Bob Marrs

Students as Writers
-10/13/87, "Talking to Strangers," Maimon, Elain P.

-9/2/2004, "Writing in Eight Inch Stilettos," Bob Marrs

Student Input
-1/13/89, "Coe Students Write About Writing," various authors
-3/20/91, "The Visibility of Prose," Tom Messer.
-4/10/95, "Don't Erase - and other advice," Bob Marrs.

Teaching Writing/Reading
-4/14/94, "Four Days in the Athens of the South," Bob Marrs
-2/14/95, Ten Lessons, Bob Marrs
-10/28/98, Grammar, Usage, Style
-What We Love in Language and How to Tell Our Students, Gina Hausknecht
-9/23/99, Notes From a Reading Workshop

-9/30/2004, A Dragon Foe of Ancient Lineage, multiple authors

-2/4/2005, "Teaching Partners in Spring Green," Bob Marrs

Writer Insecurities
-10/13/87, "Talking to Strangers," Maimon, Elain P.
-3/14/94, "Conquering Insecurities: A Writing Center Case Study," Susan Brasser

Writing (general)
-3/3/94, "Credos for Writers," Bob Marrs
-2/21/95, "Driving a Car at Night," Bob Marrs.
-4/10/95, "Don't Erase - and other advice," Bob Marrs.
-4/28/95, "Some Questions and Some Answers," Bob Marrs
-1/23/96, "A Miscellany: Erasmus to Bosnia," Bob Marrs
-2/18/98, "A Hodgepodge," Bob Marrs
-Web Page Forums: Collaborative Conversations

-10/26/2004, "Readers, Writers, and Wreaders," Bob Marrs

-4/28/2005, "AWP Conference in Vancouver: Readers Moved to Emulation," Bob Marrs

Writing Assignments
-3/8/89, In-Class Writing to Learn
-11/14/89, When the Words Seem to Be Inevitable
-10/9/98, Ten Unusual Research Paper Sources
-4/25/00, The Five-Paragraph Theme
-2/20/02, Creating Effective Assignments
-see also Genres in Writing
-see Portfolio Writing
-see Self-Reflections

Writing Center (goals, techniques and benefits of, etc)
-11/11/87, "Writing Center Procedures, "Responding to Student Writing," Bob Marrs
-11/11/88, "A Knot of Questions: An Exercise in Training Tutors," Lisa Spellman-Trimble
-3/14/94, "Conquering Insecurities: A Writing Center Case Study," Susan Brasser
-1/16/98, "Writing Conferences: pre-draft; post-draft," Anna Wagner and Julie Smith
-Web Page Forums: Collaborative Conversations

Writing Emphasis
-5/1/92, "WAC and WILT," Bob Marrs

Writing Programs
-4/14/94, "Four Days in the Athens of the South," Bob Marrs


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