Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 1 | Writing Spaces

  • Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 1, is a collection of Creative Commons licensed essays for use in the first year writing classroom, all written by writing teachers for students. Because of the Creative Commons licensing, you can upload these texts to your personal website, share them with colleagues and students, or put them on your institutional learning management system class website. Topics in Volume 1 of the series include academic writing, how to interpret writing assignments, motives for writing, rhetorical analysis, revision, invention, writing centers, argumentation, narrative, reflective writing, Wikipedia, patchwriting, collaboration, and genres.

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  1. Thanks for the interesting and informative post. I enjoyed reading it and look forward to more in the future.

  2. Hi, I am one of the editors of Writing Spaces and have noticed your post. Thank you for posting. We have just released the second volume, which is also available for a free download at If you are using the work in at your institution, we'd be interested in hearing your impressions.

    Thank you,
    Pavel Zemliansky

  3. Thank you very much for this link. This is exactly what I have been searching for to help students to gauge register and rhetorical devices.