Dr. David Seelow, director of writing programs and the online writing lab at Excelsior College, joins the podcast to explore the development of the award-winning ESL-Writing Online Workshop (ESL-WOW). Dr. Seelow discusses the challenges ESL students face with college-level written composition, how the center addresses these deficiencies, and the importance of these kinds of investments by institutions of higher education.
Visit the ESL-WOW: http://www.esl-wow.org/
1:20 The purpose of the ESL-WOW
3:50 What has higher ed taken so long (in general) to address the writing skills of ESL students?
6:37 The challenges of developing an online writing center
10:55 How ESL-WOW works
16:08 “Avoiding Plagiarism”
19:50 NUTN Award
23:27 The Future of ESL-WOW