Writing Resources for Faculty and TAs

Integrating writing instruction into courses in the disciplines generates student engagement with the subject matter as well as the motivation and opportunity to develop writing skills. Research and experience have shown the most effective ways to implement this approach. The pages in this section offer advice based on successful practice at the University of Toronto and grounded on well-established evidence.
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1 Effective Instructional Techniques
2 Designing Assignments and Presenting Them to Students
3 Deterring Plagiarism: Some Strategies
4 Responding to Student Papers Effectively and Efficiently
5 Teaching Reading Comprehension
6 Multilingual Students
7 Books and Articles on Writing in the Disciplines