Ed.D. Writing Resources


Faculty Resources

Developing Powerful Writing Assignments

Herbert Simon Quote

Retrieved from Carnegie Mellon University https://www.cmu.edu/teaching/principles/index.html


The Eberly Center at Carnegie Mellon University offers information on teaching and learning initiatives and principles. Click on the link below to access their page on the basic principles of teaching.



The article, A Brief Guide to Designing Essay Assignments, is from the Harvard Writing Project series. It provides three principles that are crucial when designing powerful writing assignments.

HWP Brief Guide Assignments

Retrieved from http://writingproject.fas.harvard.edu/pages/designing-essay-assignments


The article, A Brief Guide to the Elements of the Academic Essay, is also from the Harvard Writing Project series. This article discusses the elements and vocabulary used with both student writing and responding to student writing.

HWP Brief Guides Elements

Retrieved from http://writingproject.fas.harvard.edu/pages/vocabulary-discussing-student-writing


Lee, A., & Kamler, B. (2008). Bringing pedagogy to doctoral publishing. Teaching in Higher Education, 13(5), 511-523.

Pedagogy to Doctoral Publishing

Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13562510802334723