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High Flyers and Smooth Runways: Safely Landing High School Honors Students in Advanced First-Year College Writing Curriculums

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AP, Honors, IB, and dual-enrollment programs are popular options for talented young writers. The presenter will discuss the special challenges and opportunities presented by advanced students entering college and will outline a writing course designed for this cohort. Assignments vary discourse models, rhetorical frames, and writing practices in ways unusual for FYW. Germane is the essential question of what “success” means. The presenter will share materials and tips about how the assignments may translate to almost any writing classroom.

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High Flyers and Smooth Runways: Safely Landing High School Honors Students in Advanced First-Year College Writing Curriculums

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AP, Honors, IB, and dual-enrollment programs are popular options for talented young writers. The presenter will discuss the special challenges and opportunities presented by advanced students entering college and will outline a writing course designed for this cohort. Assignments vary discourse models, rhetorical frames, and writing practices in ways unusual for FYW. Germane is the essential question of what “success” means. The presenter will share materials and tips about how the assignments may translate to almost any writing classroom.