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About This Course

Teaching Writing in the Digital Age examines the student writing process, from pre-writing activities such as brainstorming, through drafting, research, revision, and publishing. Using the free SAS Writing Navigator as a guide and tool, the course provides instruction and review of key components of student writing, along with examples of digital resources that support students in the composition process. Each course session will require approximately 20-30 minutes to complete.


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Course Staff

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Terry Hardison

Terry oversees the development of English language arts resources for SAS Curriculum Pathways. Prior to joining SAS, Terry worked for 21 years as a teacher and as a district-level English language arts supervisor.

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Tim McBride

Tim has degrees from Rochester Institute of Technology and NC State University, where he taught English for several years. His first book of poetry, The Manageable Cold, was published recently by TriQuarterly Press at Northwestern University. He works as a writer and an editor on SAS Curriculum Pathways. He lives in Cary, NC, with an American pit bull terrier named Muggs and a Catahoula hog dog named Junk.

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Mimi Stapleton

Mimi is a Curriculum Devopment Specialist and an online course facilitator for SAS Curriculum Pathways. She is an ACTFL/CAEP program reviewer and EdCamper. Her interests include digital media, E-learning, and language education.

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Ralph Moore

Ralph coordinates professional learning for SAS Curriculum Pathways. In addition to developing and moderating online courses, he assists schools and organizations around the country to better integrate digital resources. A former army officer and social studies teacher, he spent 10 years on the SAS Curriculum Pathways humanities team creating new digital curriculum products.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does this course provide the opportunity to earn renewal credits?

Yes! Participants who complete all 13 sessions will receive documentation of 5 contact hours. This documentation is provided at no cost. Partial course participation is not eligible for credit.

Do I have to complete the entire course?

Nope, nor do you have to complete sessions in any particular order. Participants are encouraged to explore any sessions that are relevant to their interests.

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    Jan 02, 2016