Words of Wisdom
When talented people write badly, it’s generally for one of two reasons: Either they’re blinded by an idea they feel compelled to prove of they’re driven by an emotion they must express. When talented people write well, it is generally for this reason: They’re moved by a desire to touch the audience.
Three sections of this site will help you teach writing and public speaking:
All three have useful information for any type of course that includes writing or public speaking, The Instruction section includes posts devoted specifically to instructing graduate-level writers.
We support writing instruction through our discussion list, which you can join by contacting us
or emailing directly us at firstname.lastname@example.org
. The list is used mostly to provide information about upcoming events or interesting articles related to teaching writing or speaking.
You may also want to hear Write Away, our faculty podcast series, featuring your colleagues discussing their experiences teaching writing and speaking. Or you might like In A Word, geared to the general public and broadcast on KAMU-FM every Wednesday at 8:30 am.