From Faculty: Posts On Teaching & Learning

A richer semester ~ with Nagash Clarke~ Asking for Help A student came into my office stressed out because he felt uncomfortable in his math class. He declared that he was going to “bomb” the test.  Of course being a chemistry teacher I didn’t have much to offer him by way of help. However, I …

A richer semester ~ with Brian Goedde~ Old is New Again I’m teaching a class entirely online for the first time this semester— a section of ENG 226, Composition II, the last class in the Composition sequence. I’ve taught the course many times before, so I’m confident it will go well, but the new venue …

A richer semester ~ with Jean Miller~ Why I Teach Writing People pursue careers for a variety of reasons. Often the reasons are the same as their reasons for choosing the career in the first place. I made the discovery some years ago that for me this is not the case. Here’s a disclaimer. I …

Welcome back, and happy new year. I wish you all the best in  preparing for another successful semester at WCC. This semester’s schedule of FPD and Distance Learning can be viewed here. Winter 2012 Schedule

A richer semester ~ with James Schaefer~ Yes, Our Teaching Does Help Our Students As I complete another semester, I welcome the pleasurable task of reading my students’ reflections about what they learned about their writing as they struggled to express themselves with meaningfulness and competence.  Their final journals this semester have again confirmed that, …