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My Favorite (COVID) Writing Assignment

While the pandemic made one of Writing@Bates most popular recurring events, our...

By Dan Sanford on February 3, 2021

Towards a Writing Tutor Course that Centers Language Justice and Antiracism

These days, when someone starts to suggest that “soon” or “one day”...

By Bridget Fullerton on February 1, 2021

Community Listening

“Community listening invites us to create presence from absence and sound from...

By Stephanie Wade on January 20, 2021

Spotlight on the Writing Center: ARC Student Managers Debrief the Fall 2020 Semester

Bates’ first full semester (Fall 2020) with social distancing in place was...

By Eric Dyer on December 17, 2020

Understanding the Bates Writing-attentive Curriculum

Bates’ current W1-W2-W3 system of teaching writing is familiar to all of...

By Dan Sanford on December 14, 2020

Teaching Writing in Intensive Courses

The challenge of teaching writing in compressed-term courses is that the shorter...

By Dan Sanford on December 10, 2020

Writing@Bates Statement of Commitment to Antiracist & Inclusive Writing Instruction

Black lives matter. Black language matters. Black writing matters. As white writing...

By Stephanie Wade, Bridget Fullerton, Dan Sanford, & Eric Dyer on June 19, 2020

Syllabus Design for Remote Learning

By Dan Sanford on May 20, 2020

Navigating the Transition to Online (Writing) Instruction During COVID-19: Challenges, Successes, and Early Lessons Learned

Bates faculty’s transition to remote instruction in March 2020 was an emergency...

By Bridget Fullerton; also thank you to Dr. Rand and Dr. Pieck for their collaborative edits! on May 15, 2020

Writing Tutors Reflect on their COVID-Motivated Switch to Remote Support

Bates’ shift to remote instruction in March 2020 was a tremendous undertaking...

By Eric Dyer on April 15, 2020