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Aug 30, 2018
The PWR Newsletter team had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Kim Savelson about her new PWR 91 course, "Storytelling and Science," which she taught in spring quarter 2018.
Aug 24, 2018
In this issue, we're spotlighting the winners of the Spring 2018 Lunsford Awards.  They will be honored in person at our Awards Ceremonies in May 2019. 
Holding a sign that says Hope in the Dark
Aug 24, 2018
[Note: The phrase "Hope in the Dark" in the photo deliberately echoes the title of Rebecca Solnit's book]
Tools hang from the wall in a workshop.
Aug 16, 2018
Overview: These two activities are designed to introduce students to the idea of a thesis statement for a rhetorical analysis essay and provide structured peer feedback on their draft thesis statement.
A stack of newspapers rolled up.
Aug 15, 2018
Overview: This activity is designed to introduce students to rhetorical analysis. It focuses on the visual rhetoric of advertisements.
Jul 22, 2018
Overview: This activity is an in-depth modification of a traditional scavenger hunt, targeting learning outcomes and research practices that students will transfer forward directly to their research project for their class.  The s
A concept map in the software application Yewno.
Jul 18, 2018
Overview: When students pick a research topic for the first time, they may not know where to begin in their research process.
A paper is sholded into three parts. Someone draws in one of the segments. The other segments are blank.
Jul 18, 2018
Overview: Writers often get stuck in a certain way of thinking about their research projects, which may make it challenging for them to make revisions or to understand the next directions for their projects.
The musician, Weird Al, plays an accordion on stage.
Jul 17, 2018
Overview: As a way of giving students practice in developing productive research questions along with enhancing their understanding of how research questions guide the initial research process, this activity directs students
A group of new instructors stands outside in front of Stanford's Hoover Tower
Jun 18, 2018
Who's Coming: Fellows

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