Dear Martin my own English Literature students took to working with XML in Oxygen very quickly. I had them doing some basic markup on a poem in 3 hours - thanks to James Cummings' worksheets! I also agree that getting them to work via Word seems a long way around and perhaps unnecessarily complicated. Hope that helps, Stephen (my first post to this list ...) On 27 April 2017 at 02:54, Nesvet, Rebecca <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > > Agree with ELisa. My undergraduate English Lit students... about 40 in 2 > semesters, encoding and marking up 43 chapters of Victorian fiction ... > have also learned angle brackets in one day, as well as things like – > versus — . It's vocab, and they have been doing vocab since > elementary school. Having them handwrite a "vocab list" of code seems to > root in in their minds. Or maybe it's Elisa's pedagogy, as I learned coding > in her workshop. > -- *Dr Stephen H. Gregg, FHEA* *Senior Lecturer in English Literature* Co-director *Making Books: Creativity, Print Culture, and the Digital research centre <https://www.bathspa.ac.uk/liberal-arts/research/making-books/>* Bath Spa University Twitter: @gregg_sh <https://twitter.com/gregg_sh> Blog: shgregg.com T: +44 (0)1225 875482 M: +44 (0)7771 702912 Visit www.bathspa.ac.uk Join us on: Facebook <http://www.facebook.com/bath.spa.university>| Twitter <https://twitter.com/#%21/BathSpaUni>| YouTube <http://www.youtube.com/BathSpaUniversity>| LinkedIn <http://www.linkedin.com/company/bath-spa-university> Newton Park, Bath, BA2 9BN Think before you print Disclaimer If you have received this message in error, please notify us and remove it from your system. Any views or opinions expressed in personal emails are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Bath Spa University. Neither Bath Spa University nor the sender accepts any responsibility for viruses and it is your responsibility to scan this email and any attachments for viruses.