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unCommon News (October, 2014)

 If you are unable to view the images in this newsletter, click here. unCommon News (October, 2014) A crowd-powered newsletter for a writing-centered community Dear Friends, Welcome new readers! Bienvenido Spain! Välkommen … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

2015 Digital Writing Tools for Global Citizens Conference

2015 Digital Writing Tools for Global Citizens Program for January 16, 2015 Time Presenter Short Bio Presentation Title 8:00-8:15 Introduction 8:15-9:00 Chris Anson Director, Campus Writing and Speaking Program, North … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 International Writing Studios

September 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

unCommon News February 2014

unCommon News A crowd-powered newsletter for a writing-centered community February, 2014 Dear Friends, We hope all’s well with you and your classes. This month we are delighted to announce the … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Impact, Open Education and the Aaron Swartz Award for Best Webtext

For those of interested in open education and alternative publishing methods for faculty, please see the January newsletter for Writing Commons (below).  Extending the argument I made in Open Textbook Publishing, … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Well played, McGraw Hill

In recent blogs and a brief article in Academe, Open Textbook Publishing, I argued that faculty are wise to embrace their power as authors in the digital age, that they … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

Big Data and Writing Studies

As writing in the twenty-first century increasingly takes place in digital spaces, where keystrokes are seamlessly translated into oceans of bytes, Writing Studies finds itself with a vast resource of … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Big Data and Writing Studies

Here’s a visual representation of some of our work related to big data and writing studies, which is based on our observations of teachers’ comments on approximately 120,000 student essays … Continue reading

October 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Big Data from the University of South Florida

with Zachary Dixon Recently, through the Brookings Institute, Darrell West and Joshua Blieberg wrote about the promise that “big data” holds to improve the feedback loop and the quality of … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Writing Commons October Update

Thanks to Aaron Barlow, Faculty Editor, and Academe  for publishing this account of the early history of Writing Commons: “Open Textbook Publishing.”  Academe.  (Sept/Oct 2013): 40-43 <> Since this essay was printed, Writing Commons … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment



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