Teaching Style and Writing
Yale Center for Teaching and Learning
The Yale University Center for Teaching and Learning provides steps that faculty members can take to teach their students how to write great academic papers. Click on the link below to access their web page.
The four handouts listed below are also from the Yale University Center for Teaching and Learning. They can be used as guidelines for faculty members to assist their students.
This reference guide, Editing Key and Writing Tips, provides assistance with revision and refinement.
This reference guide, Make Your Students Better Writers, will provide steps to help produce better writing overall.
This reference guide, How to Make Your Writing Clearer, focuses on improving clarity.
This reference guide, How to Eliminate the Passive Voice from Your Writing, discusses what passive voice is and what can happened when it's used.
Dartmouth Institute for Writing and Rhetoric
Dartmouth College designed their Institute for Writing and Rhetoric to provide excellent resources for teaching style and writing. When teaching style, there are two main premises:
- Diagnosing the Sentence: Improving Clarity and Concision
- Diagnosing the Paragraph: Improving Coherence
In addition to teaching style at Dartmouth, they also offer guidelines for conducting successful writing workshops.