by Katherine McGee
Celebrate Student Success• • •
SOLICITING BULLITZERSUBMISSIONS FOR SPRING 2012(PLEASE SEE NEW SUBMISSIONTIMEFRAMES AND NOMINATIONCRITERIA BELOW)
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Thissemester, we would like to awardthe prizes as each project iscompleted.
By recognizing students throughout thesemester, we reward students’ work more immediately.
With this in mind, we’re ready toreceive submissions for ENC 1101Projects 1 and 2 and 1102 Project1.Submissions that are received by Friday, March 9
will beconsidered for the awards. TheCelebrate Student SuccessCommittee
is also looking for readers
. Any instructor who would like to participate in theBullitzer selection process, pleasecontact Katherine email@example.com
Teachers should nominatestudents’ essays in ENC 1101 andENC 1102 that are the
of the“A’s” in each project. Bullitzeressay winners should reﬂectoutstanding papers that teachers believe would work well asstudent paper models (and couldappear on the FYC site undereach project page).In particular, Bullitzer-winning essays should reﬂect the following (not necessarily orderedaccording to weightedpreferences):·
A particularly original orinsightful thesis statement that iseffectively carried throughout thepaper·
Clarity of argument and writing ·
Effective incorporation of evidence/support, which excels atintegrating evidence/support intothe writer’s argument·
A thoughtful and/or novelapproach to the topic·
A thorough discussion of thetopic, which may includeappropriate and varied sources as well as attention to otherperspectives or concerns beyondthe author’s perspective·
An engaging opening and a closing that goes beyond thesummative and a strong organizational structure·
A solid cohesive essay thatmakes good use of transitions andsegues·
A well-polished essay thatreﬂects proper diction, grammar,style, etc.
Nominate your students via email.
Follow this linkand you will ﬁnd a sample email you may use.
Simply add your student’sname and which project you haveselected them for.
The sampleemail also includes uploadinstructions.
What this Award Means toStudents
Bullitzer winners will behighlighted as model texts on theproject page and posted on theBullitzer webpage. The students will also receive a certiﬁcate andcan, of course, post the award ontheir CVs/résumés.
Celebrate Student Success Committeeactively seeking Bullitzer Prize submissions