Category Archives: Writing Resources

Video: When NMSU Faculty Write

NMSU English doctoral candidate Kefaya Diab has produced a short video, “When NMSU Faculty Write” about writing to learn and the process of writing as NMSU faculty experience it, giving students and other members of the NMSU community an idea of the complex processes of writing even among professionals. Watch the video here.

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Video: When NMSU Faculty Write

Reading and Annotating Difficult Texts

In this video, Writing Center Consultant Kelly Whitney discusses strategies for reading and annotating complex texts. I also consider how these strategies can support you as a writer. I’m using Mendeley to annotate and highlight an electronic article. You can watch the video here: https://youtu.be/QDmstppQWuU.

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Reading and Annotating Difficult Texts

Thinking about Writing Style Rhetorically

In this video, Writing Center Consultant Kelly Whitney discusses the rhetorical effects of style. You can watch the video here: https://youtu.be/W1kpc7VN_aE.

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Thinking about Writing Style Rhetorically

Invention Strategies Beyond Freewriting, Clustering, and Listing

In this video, Writing Center Consultant Kelly Whitney discusses four invention strategies for writing:  Locating intersections of course objectives and your interests: 1:05 Conducting research: 1:40 Address specific audiences: 4:30 Respond to a specific exigence: 5:17 You can watch the video here: https://youtu.be/-G1orMxnSlI. 

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Invention Strategies Beyond Freewriting, Clustering, and Listing

Shaping Your Topic and Narrowing the Scope of Your Writing

In this video, Writing Center Consultant Kelly Whitney discusses ways that developing your rhetorical context such as audience, purpose, and genre, can help you give your writing more direction and purpose. You can watch the video here: https://youtu.be/7a_zd9t-APg.

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Shaping Your Topic and Narrowing the Scope of Your Writing