Sowing the Seeds of Understanding: Improving Student Composition Skills with Exploratory Writing

Presenter: Allison Denman Holland, University of Arkansas at Little Rock


Abstract: Activities included a discussion of potential writing assignments to improve writing at all stages. These assignments were designed to produce high interest, high quality essays. Participants brainstormed topics of interest to students in their respective areas of the country that could both stimulate student thinking and lead to the overall improvement of student writing in an academic environment.