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"This is Howe We Do It” is a podcast from the Howe Center for Writing Excellence at Miami University of Ohio where teachers and students talk about writing and teaching writing. Each episode features a conversation about a different genre of writing (e.g. ePortfolios) or discussion of writing (e.g. AI and writing), offering a way to learn from our guests’ experiences and perspectives as writers and teachers as they reflect on their process for composing and/or teaching. Podcast episodes are accompanied by a list of linked resources about that topic including information and examples for you to adapt and use for your own contexts. 
Check out more writing and teaching resources at our website: https://miamioh.edu/HCWE or write to us at hwac@miamioh.edu if you have questions or ideas for topics you’d like to hear about in future podcasts.

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"This is Howe We Do It” is a podcast from the Howe Center for Writing Excellence at Miami University of Ohio where teachers and students talk about writing and teaching writing. Each episode features a conversation about a different genre of writing (e.g. ePortfolios) or discussion of writing (e.g. AI and writing), offering a way to learn from our guests’ experiences and perspectives as writers and teachers as they reflect on their process for composing and/or teaching. Podcast episodes are accompanied by a list of linked resources about that topic including information and examples for you to adapt and use for your own contexts. 
Check out more writing and teaching resources at our website: https://miamioh.edu/HCWE or write to us at hwac@miamioh.edu if you have questions or ideas for topics you’d like to hear about in future podcasts.

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    Working in a WAC Program as a Graduate Student with Will Chesher

    Working in a WAC Program as a Graduate Student with Will Chesher

    This episode features a conversation with former Graduate Assistant Director for the Howe Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Program Will Chesher as he reflects on his role and experiences as a graduate student working in this administrative role. This discussion offers insight into the projects from the past few years that were especially memorable to Will and the impact doctoral students can make in this role.
    Resources from Will's Projects at the HCWE
    Faculty Writing Fellows ProgramMiami Writing InstituteArticle announcing Peer Review FLC
    Resources Shared by Will
    CompRhet Money MapRook Music (Will's music)
    Finally, if you're interested in reading more or applying to the English: Composition & Rhetoric graduate programs at Miami University of Ohio and the opportunities offered to doctoral students, you can learn more at this website.
    Check out additional resources at our website: https://miamioh.edu/HCWE or write to us at hwac@miamioh.edu if you have questions or ideas for topics you’d like to hear about in future podcasts.

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    • 45 min
    Excited about ePortfolios with Rena Perez

    Excited about ePortfolios with Rena Perez

    In this episode, our behind the scenes executive producer Will Chesher steps in as a guest host to interview Miami graduate student, and your very own podcast host, Rena Perez as this week's guest to continue the conversation from last episode on ePortfolios. While our last episode featured faculty perspectives on teaching ePortfolios, Rena offers a writers’ experiences and insights into the types of ePortfolios you may create, where to start when creating an ePortfolio, and the processes of selection and reflection on your chosen content.
    Resources on ePortfolios
    Across the Disciplines special issue: ePortfolios Across the DisciplinesAAC&U: ePortfoliosPresentation by Dr. Randy Bass on ePortfoliosPortfolio Keeping: A Guide for Students by Nedra Reynolds and Elizabeth Davis (link on Amazon)
    Check out additional resources at our website: https://miamioh.edu/HCWE or write to us at hwac@miamioh.edu if you have questions or ideas for topics you’d like to hear about in future podcasts.

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    • 37 min
    Embracing ePortfolios with Beth Reed & Julie Szucs

    Embracing ePortfolios with Beth Reed & Julie Szucs

    In this episode, we unpack the genre of ePortfolios and their value for teaching and learning with Miami instructors Beth Reed and Julie Szucs. Drawing from their experiences participating in Faculty Learning Communities on ePortfolios through the HCWE, we share ideas for implementing and scaffolding ePortfolio assignments and what students can do with these compositions at the university and beyond.
    Resources on ePortfolios or Mentioned in the Episode
    Across the Disciplines special issue, ePortfolios Across the DisciplinesAAC&U: ePortfoliosPresentation by Dr. Randy Bass on ePortfolios
    Check out additional resources at our website: https://miamioh.edu/HCWE or write to us at hwac@miamioh.edu if you have questions or ideas for topics you’d like to hear about in future podcasts.

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    • 51 min
    Opinions on Op-Eds with Jen Bulanda & Anne Whitesell

    Opinions on Op-Eds with Jen Bulanda & Anne Whitesell

    In our third episode, we are joined by two Miami instructors, Jen Bulanda and Anne Whitesell, to continue our discussion of op-eds and their usefulness for helping students write to public audiences on issues of interest to them. Anne and Jen offer different perspectives on how and why op-eds can be designed and taught as an assignment and why they are useful for students’ learning and writing.
    Resources on Op-Eds/Mentioned in the Episode
    Write to Vote Project How to Write a Compelling OpEd_0 (1).pdfThe Miami StudentThe Howe Writing Center: make an appointment
    Check out additional resources at our website: https://miamioh.edu/HCWE or write to us at hwac@miamioh.edu if you have questions or ideas for topics you’d like to hear about in future podcasts.

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    • 36 min
    Organizing Op-Eds with Meredith Perkins

    Organizing Op-Eds with Meredith Perkins

    Our second episode features Miami student Meredith Perkins, who has written op-eds for various newspapers, to discuss this genre as an important means for sharing your voice and perspective and engaging public audiences and strategies for organizing your ideas from her experiences learning how to write and publish them.
    Resources on Op-Eds
    Write to Vote Project
    Resources Mentioned in the Episode
    The Miami StudentMeredith's personal writing portfolio websites: meredithwrotethis.com & https://sites.google.com/view/meredithwrotethis/homeThe Howe Writing Center: make an appointment
    Check out additional resources at our website: https://miamioh.edu/HCWE or write to us at hwac@miamioh.edu if you have questions or ideas for topics you’d like to hear about in future podcasts.

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    • 43 min
    Chatting about Capstones with Elizabeth Hoover and Liz Wardle

    Chatting about Capstones with Elizabeth Hoover and Liz Wardle

    In the episode, Elizabeth Hoover and Liz Wardle talk about the purpose of capstone projects, the importance of letting students take the lead, and what students learn from these engaging capstone experiences at Miami University.

    HCWE handout on  Creating Capstone AssignmentsMiami Writing Spotlight about Designing Transformative Capstones
    Check out additional resources at our website: https://miamioh.edu/HCWE or write to us at hwac@miamioh.edu if you have questions or ideas for topics you’d like to hear about in future podcasts.

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    • 39 min

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