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Julie Hofmann
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New TImeline for Papers
Here are the revised due dates for stages of the paper: October 30 -- first draft of 1200-1500 words due at beginning of class. The document needs to be in MS Word or Pages format; the title should be "[last name] HIST 201 draft 1 for review". Please submit...
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How rough is rough?
Students often confuse a rough draft with a first draft. They are sadly mistaken in this understanding. A rough draft may be shorter or longer than a planned final draft, but it should nevertheless be coherent and complete. This means that it should have ci...
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Goals and progress check-in, October 15
Sorry for the slightly late posting. Midterm grading always creates a bit of a rush. Below are last week's goals for each of you. Please leave a comment that says which you accomplished, any thoughts you have about the goals you set up and why you were able...
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Read this article about writing hacks and leave a comment
One of the things you'll hear me say over and over is that writing makes you think more clearly. Another is that the more you write, the easier you will find writing. I have to remind myself of these things on a regular basis, too! Lots of things can count ...
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Writing Group, Instructions
Welcome to the class writing group. Except for this week, goals and progress reports will be due by noon on Wednesdays, so that everyone has time to review each other's reports by class time on Thursday. Every week, you will need to post achievable goals be...
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Welcome to the academic blogosphere!
This blog is meant as a place for our writing group, a.k.a. HIST 201: The Practice of History. This is the main page, which is the official blog. This is where faculty and students will post announcements, feedback, ideas for class, etc. Please feel free to...
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