Write365: Learning Writing by Doing

by Mark Dinsmore (Oregon State University)

The surest pedagogy for improving student writing is to get them to write a lot; every day. Write365 is a project led by Mark, Tim Jensen, and Dennis Bennet at Oregon State University with the purpose of producing an online writing environment that motivates students to write 365 words every day.

Bio: Mark solves tough technical problems for faculty, including multimedia.  He created the infrastructure for TAC’s online resources, such as the TAC website which won the 2009 Hugi Award for Excellence in Academic Technology.