Strategies For Improving Student Writing


This is a resource page to help you formulate and implement teaching strategies and activities to enhance student writing.  Contributions in this page were made by veteran faculty members in teaching writing.

More helpful materials on student writing from Professor Henze as a Faculty-in-Residence for the Center for Faculty Development:

  • Helping students write better: Campus services and practices [pdf] Resources include university writing centers, books and other print materials, on-line and computer-based instructional aids, and including some that are designed for non-native speakers. A Scholarship of College Teaching and Learning Research Study by the 2003-4 cohort of Teacher Scholars.

  • Writing Center at San José State University The Writing Center's goal is to help students to become better writers in their disciplines with the help of a wide variety of resources, one-on-one consultation, workshops, etc. They also support faculty to elicit the best writing from their students with services such as, class visit, customizing writing supplements for their students in specific areas, etc.