Write Experience

Getting Students to Love the Revision Process

Guest Contributor: Jenny Billings Beaver, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (Concord, North Carolina). Oh no, they didn’t often comes to mind when a rough draft comes through as ‘final draft’. I cannot tell you often I would stress ‘process’ when teaching composition. I used to post notes, send reminders, lecture, assign readings…everything I knew to do to make sure students understood that the rough draft is and should not be the final draft. How did students expect their first and only draft to be their best work? I have always wanted my students to look forward to the revision Read More…


Get Started on Write Experience: How-To Videos

Write Experience helps improve writing skills by evaluating student assignments based on voice, style, format, content, and originality. To get started on using this powerful learning solution in your course, review the videos in the below playlist. You’ll find useful demonstrations of how to create a course, manage assignments, view student reports, and more.
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Cengage Learning’s Write Experience Leads to Improved Writing Skills

The development of effective writing skills is widely recognized as one of the most important college outcomes, and it is widely believed that using digital learning tools to support post-secondary instruction improves student engagement and ultimately increases student learning. This study examined the effectiveness of a widely-used, post-secondary digital instructional tool, Write Experience, an online learning solution, employing automated essay scoring, dedicated to improving students’ written communication skills. Read More…