English Colloquia

English Department Writing Colloquia

Spring 2018

Fall 2017

Spring 2016

English Department Writing Colloquia: Spring 2016

Care for Bibliography
Dr. Bernadette Waterman-Ward

Session Audio | Downloadable Handout

Who's Doing That?
Natalie Smith

Session Audio | Downloadable Handout

Embedded Quotations Claim and Evidence
Dr. Andrew Osborn

Session Audio | Downloadable Handout

Cross Examining Your Sources
Rhett Forman

Session Audio 

Discovering the Essay You Want to Write
Dr. Shannon Valenzuela

Session Audio 

Fall 2015

English Department Writing Colloquia: Fall 2015

How to Make Your Reader Love You
Dr. Debra Romanick Baldwin

Session Audio | Downloadable Handout

Refining Your Thesis
Augusta Hardy

Session Audio | Downloadable Handout

Prewriting and Revision
Dr. Shannon Valenzuela

Session Audio

Embedded Quotations Claim and Evidence
Dr. Andrew Osborn

Session Audio | Downloadable Handout

Three Paragraph Strategies
Dr. Bernadette Waterman-Ward

Session Audio

How to Read Your Way to Better Writing
Dr. Kevin Saylor

Session Audio | Downloadable Handout

The Birth and Labor of a Paper
Matt Brumit

Session Audio | Downloadable Handout

Have I Made Myself Clear?
Dr. Robert Dupree

Session Audio | Downloadable Handout

Spring 2015

English Department Writing Colloquia:  Spring 2015

Discovering a Research Topic
Dr. Bainard Cowan

Session Audio

Academic Discourse
Dr. Greg Roper

Session Audio

What do I do in the library?
Christopher Kirk

Session Audio

Bibliographies
Dr. Bernadette Waterman-Ward

Session Audio

Monologue to Dialogue
Dr. Scott Crider

Session Audio

Diction as Argument
Matt Brumit

Session Audio

Fall 2014

English Department Writing Colloquia: Fall 2014

Caring for the Reader's Soul: Ancient Rhetoric and the Contemporary Essay.
Dr. Scott Crider

Session Audio

Sentence Structure
Dr. Bernadette Waterman-Ward

Session Audio

Ordering the Cosmos of Your Paper: Advice for Paragraphs
Mrs. Tiffany Niebuhr

Session Audio

Stylistic Concision: How to Denominalize Your Prose
Mr. Matthew Spring

Session Audio

Beginning with the End in Mind
Mr. Kenny Marchetti

Session Audio

The Use and Abuse of Primary Texts: Advice for Improving Evidence.
Mr. Rhett Forman

Session Audio

An Interesting Concept at the End
Dr. Debra Romanick Baldwin

Session Audio

Aeneid as a Philosophic Epic
Dr. John Alvis

Session Audio

Spring 2014

English Department Writing Colloquia: Spring 2014

Introductions - Where Do I Begin?
Dr. Andrew Moran

Session Audio

Conjunctions - Do You Wanna Make a Connection?
Dr. Bernadette Waterman-Ward

Session Audio A
Session Audio B

Can Writing Be a Means of Discovery?
Dr. Bainard Cowan

Session Audio

What's Your Problem?
Dr. Debra Romanick-Baldwin

Session Audio

Topic Sentences

Session Audio

Sentence Style
Mrs. Tiffany Niebuhr

Session Audio

Conclusions
Mr. Matthew Spring

Session Audio

Writing Colloquia Videos Spring 2014

Session 1: Where Do I Begin
Dr. Andrew Moran


Session 2: Do You Wanna Make a Connection?
Dr. Bernadette Waterman-Ward


Session 3: Can Writing Be a Means of Discovery?
Dr. Bainard Cowan


Session 4: What's Your Problem?
Dr. Debra Romanick-Baldwin


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