Avery Microcomputer Lab

Instructor Resources


Insta-lessons are designed to help instructors create classroom activites and save time planning lessons. They were submitted by instructors here in the English Department. Most of the activities are designed to fill a 50-minute period

Internet Research
Notetaking Strategies (designed to help students hone research skills--supplied by Marie Drews)
Computer Lab Paraphrasing Activity (use the AML to practice parapharase--supplied by Marie Drews)
Decoding Expressions (10-minute activity to introduce technical jargon and paraphrase to students--supplied by Paul Muhlhauser)
Unintentional Plagiarism Activity
Handout (activity for students to understand plagiarism and paraphrase by reading and rewriting a plagiarized passage--supplied by Marie Drews)
Peer Review/Revision
Peer Review Sheet (uses AFOSP--Assignment, Focus, Organization, Support, Proofreading--format--supplied by Marie Drews)
Peer Review Sheet (supplied by Paul Muhlhauser)
Peer Review Exercise (designed for a 101 class research paper--supplied Marie Drews)
Peer Review Grid (comment sheet for review--supplied by Marie Drews)
Descriptive Outlines (Students should be encouraged to compare their self-outlines with those provided by peers in order to revise for intended effect. The whole process can be done in one full class period, or the first part can be completed in 15-20 minutes in class and then the second part done as homework--supplied by Jared Anthony)
Modes of Revision (This handout on modes of revision can be used as an overhead only or as a handout. It provides a shared vocabulary to talk about where we are at various points in the drafting process--supplied by Jared Anthony)
Decoding and Appropriation (outstanding powerpoint presentation explaining decoding and appropriation with visual images--supplied by Antonie Bodley)
Working with Sources
°Answers (supplied by Marie Drews)


English faculty and graduate students: Please use the Equipment Reservation calendar to reserve the a laptop, a projector, an iPad 2, a digital video camera, adaptors or cables for classes

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