About ENC 1101 (WATCH)
A brief video describing the purposes and sequence of the four major projects of ENC 1101.
About ENC 1102 (WATCH)
A brief video describing the purposes and sequence of the three major projects of ENC 1101.
ENC 1101 Online: An Overview (WATCH)Brief video outlining the project sequence of the ENC 1101 Online curriculum of FYC at the University of South Florida.ENC 1102 Online: Digital Rhetoric (WATCH)
A brief overview of what students of ENC 1102 Online: Digital Rhetoric at the University of South Florida can expect. Collaborative Model: Student Perspective (WATCH)
Interviews with four students part of the collaborative learning model used by FYC courses at USF.
This video describes the nature, purpose, and value of remediation to a student audience.
Rogerian Argument (WATCH)
A brief description of how to apply psychologist Carl Rogers' theories to persuasive essay writing.
Peer Review with Zac (WATCH)
FYC instructor Zac Dixon shows how peer review works in the typical writing classroom.
Analyzing Advertisements (WATCH)
This video explains why students completing project one of ENC 1102 at USF is so important.
What's Fair? Untangling Copyright (WATCH)
An introduction to fair use, especially designed for classroom use. Use as a discussion-starter!
Supporting Your Thesis (WATCH)
This video explains what a thesis is and how students can develop an effective one for a variety of genres.
Annoying Ways People Use Sources (WATCH)
A video describing various ways that
writers can be annoying to readers when they integrate sources poorly,
primarily when quoting.
Cohesive Writing (WATCH)
This video explains how to keep all of your ideas organized, or "cohesive," in an essay.
Proofreading Strategies (WATCH)
This video provides some very useful tips and tricks for proofreading your writing.
My Reviewers Video Series
My Reviewers Overview (WATCH)
Joe Moxley, Director of First-Year Composition for USF's Department of English, provides an overview of My
Brief video describing what organization means in the context of writing and how it is assessed by FYC instructors at USF.
Designed for students in FYC courses at USF, but helpful for anyone who has been told
that their writing is too general.
In Style (WATCH)
look at how the style rubric component is approached and how students
can take measures to improve their writing styles.
On Format (WATCH)
A brief video about why formatting (e.g., APA, MLA) is so important in writing.
In Focus (WATCH)
Video describing the concept of focus in writing, and what writing teachers are looking for when reading essays.
This video gives a detailed tutorial on how to use the presentation software, Prezi.
NBC Learn (WATCH)
This video gives a brief tutorial on how to use the great resource site NBC Learn.
Creating Infographics (WATCH Pt1 / WATCH Pt2)
This video provides viewers with a sense of what makes a good infographic and how to create one.
Using Audacity (WATCH)
An introduction to very basic functions in the free open-source audio
editing program Audacity, including very basic recording and exporting
How to Create a PDF from a Document (WATCH)
This video is helpful for anyone looking for a very brief, very basic introduction
to creating PDF files from documents.