Teaching

This is the digital teaching space and teaching portfolio for Instructor Stephanie Haley Williams. Mrs. Williams teaches the following courses:

Composition courses at UA-Little Rock fall under the leadership of the Rhetoric and Writing Department, one of few independent writing departments at universities across the country (i.e., separate from English). Freshman English classes at HSU fall under the leadership of the English, Foreign Languages and Philosophy Department.

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Help for Students Creating Portfolio and Blog Websites

This semester, Henderson State University students in Basic English, Freshman English A and Freshman English B will be creating final digital portfolios in lieu of an end-of-semester exam. These portfolios must contain all writing from the semester as well as a new reflective essay detailing the student’s learning during the course. To encourage students to […]

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Introduction to the Final Portfolio for HSU

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The Writing Process: In “Steps”

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Review of Genres, Rhetorical Situations, and Reading Rhetorically

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Review or Introduction to Rhetorical Vocabulary

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Sample Digital Portfolios

UA-Little Rock’s first-year writing curriculum includes an end-of-course final portfolio in lieu of a final exam. The following links are to actual portfolios created by students in Mrs. Williams’ classes. The students have given permission to Mrs. Williams’ to share their portfolios as examples for other students. For the Google Sites portfolios, you may be required […]

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I Wrote A Book Last Summer

I’m going to say that again because I like the way it sounds (and looks in print): I wrote a book last summer. Now what? I’ve posted before about why I write and about how I sometimes struggle to get words on the page (despite how utterly overrun my mind is with ideas at times). […]

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The Rhetorics of Web Pages: Design, Fonts and Coding

Composition students at UALR are required to complete final digital portfolios at the end of each semester in lieu of a final course exam. Student groups in Composition II were assigned to “teach” sections of the Writing Spaces Web Writing Style Guide. The following presentation was prepared by students Jerika McConnell, Imani Harris, Katelyn Thompson, Mallari […]

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The Rhetorics of Web Pages: Hyperlinks, Page Titles and More

Composition students at UALR are required to complete final digital portfolios at the end of each semester in lieu of a final course exam. Student groups in Composition II were assigned to “teach” sections of the Writing Spaces Web Writing Style Guide. The following presentation was prepared by students Caroline Burks, Charlie Mathis, Hannah Williams and […]

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Writing to Convince

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Writing to Analyze

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Drafting Narratives

For Basic English (pre-credit first-year writing). Corresponds to The Student Writer, 9th ed.

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Research, Source Use and Process

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Arguments and Position Papers

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Writing a Personal Statement

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