The Keene State College Center for Writing supports faculty teaching our first-year writing course, strengthening the learning experience of our students. The Center recognizes that support of faculty teaching and student learning is most effective when faculty and students have options. Students … Continue reading
Leaf Seligman recently appeared on New Hampshire Public Radio’s Word of Mouth. Her podcast “Prompt and Circumstance” is part of the summer 2016 series “Bookish: a Celebration of Books.” Leaf discusses her wonderful book A Pocket Book of Prompts.
The Thinking and Writing course has been among the most successful initiatives at Keene State College. The course has challenged faculty to re-examine their assumptions about the expectations of lower-division courses; it has raised academic expectations for students in the … Continue reading
Students in Thinking and Writing are fortunate to have the support of undergraduate tutors who work at the Center for Writing. The tutors bring to their work practical experiences working with writers and theoretical understanding of the mission and philosophy … Continue reading
Faculty teaching thinking and Writing have asked whether we have any information about how Keene State College students are doing as writers once they move beyond the first year course. A report on writing assessment released in the fall of … Continue reading
Thinking and Writing begins in the idea that writing matters. Robert Daniel Rubin, a professor of American Studies, believes that the practice of writing brings order to a young person’s life—helping them to understand the world in all its diversity … Continue reading
The students who enroll in Thinking and Writing do not often know much about the life of a writer; and, for the most part, students do not know much about the writer teaching their class. The opportunity for first-year students … Continue reading