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Using Sequences in Your Classroom

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This post is part of a continuing series on building a course around the textbook Emerging. For previous posts in the series, see here. Generally speaking, you will only be able to complete one sequence of assignments in the course of a semester. You may want to select a sequence based on the readings, the theme, or current events in the world. All of the sequences included in Emerging have four to six assignments, which represent the minimum and maximum requirements for our writing courses at FAU.  Four assignments allow for more revision; six assignments provide constant practice with writing. Given the demands of your program, you may want to adapt your selected sequence, adding or removing assignments as needed.
About the Author
Barclay Barrios is an Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing Programs at Florida Atlantic University, where he teaches freshman composition and graduate courses in composition methodology and theory, rhetorics of the world wide web, and composing digital identities. He was Director of Instructional Technology at Rutgers University and currently serves on the board of Pedagogy. Barrios is a frequent presenter at professional conferences, and the author of Emerging.