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Graduate Writing ll: Discussion 1

Discussion: Introduction and ReflectionAs you think of yourself becoming a scholarly writer, what kinds of things make you feel excited? What kinds of things make…

Discussion: Introduction and ReflectionAs you think of yourself becoming a scholarly writer, what kinds of things make you feel excited? What kinds of things make you uneasy?
Reminding yourself of your strengths as a writer can help you feel more confident, while tracking your challenges can help you improve. This semester youll have several opportunities to reflect on your writing and to collect resources and strategies to help in those areas you find challenging. By the end of the course, youll have a kind of writing toolkit to take with you as you continue improving.
To prepare for this Discussion:
Review the materials on scholarly writing.By Day 4Post your initial 2-paragraph introduction and reflection. In the first paragraph, introduce yourself to your colleagues. In the second paragraph, answer the following questions:
What is scholarly writing?Thinking of yourself as a scholar, what is one area you feel confident in? What is one area for improvement?By Day 6Respond to at least two colleagues by doing one of the following:
Connect on a personal level with your colleagues introductionProvide an example that fits their definition of scholarly writing and explain whyOffer a specific resource, strategy, or tip to help with their improvement areaIf you struggle in their area of confidence, describe what you find challenging and ask them for adviceNote: Return to this Discussion in a few days to read the responses to your initial posting. Note what you have learned and/or any insights you have gained as a result of the comments your colleagues made.
Submission and Grading InformationGrading CriteriaTo access your rubric:
Week 1 Discussion Rubric
Post by Day 4 and Respond by Day 6

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