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Student-Faculty Partnerships: Professor Heidi Taylor (Sociology) and Sophia Rintell (‘19)

Each spring, we carefully partner more than thirty Bates faculty members with...

By Bridget Fullerton on April 15, 2019

Spotlight on ARC: Q&A w/ Kelly McDonald (’19)

Eric Dyer recently sat down for a Q&A session with seasoned ARC...

By Eric Dyer on March 15, 2019

Tools for Better, Faster Grading

Commenting on and grading papers can be one of the most time-consuming parts of...

By Dan Sanford on March 12, 2019

Community Connections: How To Maintain Our Wild Tongues

Translingual Writing Pedagogies Put Research About Linguistics Into Practice For decades, research...

By Stephanie Wade on February 12, 2019

W@B Events: My Favorite Writing Assignment

Bates faculty gathered during finals week in the fall semester for Writing@Bates’...

By Dan Sanford on January 15, 2019

Writing for Critical Thinking

We all know good critical thinking when we see it, but what...

By Dan Sanford on November 1, 2018

Writing @ Bates on the Road – Getting There and Setting Up

We’re doing something a little different here.  Eric Dyer, who works full...

By Eric Dyer on May 2, 2018

Implicit Bias and the Teaching of Writing

In a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education (Yes, You...

By Dan Sanford on March 12, 2018

How to grade less, grade faster, and be a better teacher of writing.

Ask any group of faculty what they find most taxing, frustrating, and...

By Dan Sanford on November 3, 2017

Writing to Win vs. Writing to Evolve

In the face of outright racism, sexism and “alternative facts,” an imperative...

By Bridget Fullerton on October 5, 2017