In today’s featured video, Robert Yagelski, author of Cengage Learning’s Writing: Ten Core Concepts and other texts, addresses the topic of communicating with students about their writing projects. He discusses his approach to evaluating students’ work, and shares how he uses rubrics in his writing classroom. In addition, he shares how he addresses students’ plagiarism (both intentional and unintentional) in his classroom.

What’s your process for communicating with students about their work? What are your strategies for evaluating students’ writing in a manner that spurs them on to success? Share your experiences, ideas, and suggestions in the comments.


For other videos featuring Robert Yagelski, review the following posts:

Set the Stage for Learning in Your Classroom
Collaborative Learning in the Writing Classroom
Critical Thinking and Writing Assignments
You can also view the entire playlist of Yagelski’s videos at Cengage Learning’s YouTube page.