Student "Ownership" of Writing


April 22nd, 2010 by kfreeman

I admit that I have a little trouble with the word “ownership” when it comes to writing and learning, but I do appreciate the idea behind it, which seems to me to be about students laying claim to their work in a way that goes beyond fulfilling assignments given to them by someone else. I [...]

If an e-portfolio falls in the forest…

April 4th, 2010 by jsopchockchai

In order to start thinking about what I might say in regards to student ownership over writing, I began to browse through my students’ notebook folios on TaskStream.  The majority of what I clicked on rendered this message:  “This author has not provided access to this area.”  This aptly sums up, to build on what [...]

On visibility

March 27th, 2010 by mnoonan

I had thought, at the start of this project, that a critical and important difference between Blackboard and TaskStream was the change from instructor-centered to student-centered.  On Blackboard I determined the shape of the course and was acutely aware of how the students used the tool. When drafts were due I could quickly look over [...]