Students don’t like to write, you say?
Maybe it’s the assignments that are the problem.
In a compelling article posted on aiga.org, David Barringer proposes 21 ways to inspire student writing by pointing out prompts that are “dramatic, provocative, fun, urgent and personal”. His intent is to get students to involve persuasion, popular culture, current trends and even think about (gasp) slang when they are writing. Read the full article here.
What do you think?
How could your professors make writing more interesting for you?