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E. Shelley Reid
George Mason Unive






Shelley's Quick Guides

Designing Writing Assignments
Grading Writing Assignments
Handling Grade Weights in Your Syllabus
Managing the Paper Load: Return on Investment
Working with ESL/ELL Writers
Creating Successful Peer Review Sessions
Designing and Teaching a Class Session
Engaging Students in Discussion
Teaching Argumentation
20 Questions for Writers to Ask About an Assignment
Assignments to Aid Critical Reading
Writing a "Teaching Philosophy Statement"

Teaching-related publications

From the GMU Writing@Center Newsletter:

Preventing Plagiarism (PDF)

From The Teaching Professor national newsletter (made available here with permission):

Peer Review: Successful from the Start (PDF)
A Tree Falling in the Forest: Helping Students ‘Hear’ and Use Your Comments (PDF)
Student Engagement:  Tradeoffs and Payoffs (PDF)
Twenty Questions for Writers (PDF)
Teaching Risk-Taking in College Classrooms (PDF)






Last updated July 2011.