But I did that in High School: The Seminar Format and Basic Writing

Presenter: Tom Peele, Boise State University

Email: tpeele@boisestate.edu

Abstract: Many basic writing students placed in remedial writing classes already have extensive knowledge about language and writing strategies. Allowing students to engage deeply with the text—both what they read and what they write—better prepares them to function as critical thinkers beyond the writing classroom.