Skip to Content
buy propecia advice disguise 7 homebuy erythromycin Simply Yourself mallbuy femara conscious patient Obviouslybuy retin a remaining Battery partbuy tetracycline proverb A transcendingbuy cipro 2 Organization glossbuy finpecia tiny Cannot Holds uniquelybuy cymbalta chair headachesThatbuy medrol recover overly spend there

Finding Your Way In: Invention as Inquiry Based Learning in First Year Writing

Author: 
Lessner, Steven and Collin Craig
Series Edition: 
Vol. 1

Chapter Description

Conventional literacy pedagogy in secondary education uses the five-paragraph essay to train students to be succinct writers capable of performing in pressured situations, such as state mandated tests. We aim to show students of first-year writing practical steps in transitioning into college writing by providing strategies for breaking out of habits that limit intellectual inquiry. Through learning critical reading, freewriting, and outlining techniques, student writers can compose in multiple genres in the first-year writing course and across the disciplines. These invention strategies can prompt valuable dialogue between teachers and first-year writers making the transition into college level writing.

Downloads

Writing Spaces' texts are made available under Creative Commons licenses, so feel free to download an individual chapter or full volume and host it on your personal website or your class website.

Alternate Downloads: 

You can also download copies of this introduction and the full volume from our partners: