Professor weighs in on utilizing the power of technology to improve higher education writing instruction.


“Any English majors in this class?” I always ask the students in my freshman composition courses on the first day. Hardly ever do I get a reply. Next to never. Few of my students have been exposed to a rigorous high school curriculum focused on critical thinking or problem solving skills, grammar, sentence structure, syntax or rhetoric. Typically, most have an aversion to assignments that involve writing, but they may not realize how critical writing mastery is to a successful future.

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About the Author:

Professor Goldberg is the head of the Two Year College English Association-Southeast (TYCA) – Florida State Chapter. He also serves as a Review Team Member for Quality Matters, the quality assurance organization for online courses.