The Department of Writing and Rhetoric is the home of the University of Mississippi’s First-Year Writing and Speech Communication programs, and the University Writing Centers. The department also administers the Writing Enriched Curriculum program and the Professional Writing minor.
The University of Mississippi Writing Centers received approval for Stage 2 Level 2 certification from the College Reading and Learning Association’s International Tutor Training Program Certification program. Faculty and consultants developed a sophisticated and rigorous training program for new and returning consultants that is standardized among all three campus writing centers. Consultants who complete the […]
At the annual Conference on College Composition and Communication in Houston, TX, Alice Myatt, Jeanine Rauch and Rachel Johnson hosted a panel presentation entitled “Inspiring Action by Enabling Agency in Interdisciplinary Advanced Writing Courses.” The presentation specifically explored the challenge faculty teaching advanced writing courses face of developing and delivering curriculum designed to prepare diverse, […]
Jane Meek has been selected as the winner of the 2015 Paragon Award for Excellence in Distance Teaching. The Paragon is awarded annual by Online Design & eLearning. The award is set up, “to recognize faculty who use online learning technology effectively through good practices in course design, innovative use of technologies that transcend traditional classroom […]