Monthly Archives: September 2013

Student-led Discussion

Good morning! I had technical difficulties over the weekend (reached my usage max with my domain), but thankfully, those issues have been resolved. As I mentioned in class, I am asking students to be responsible for one reading over the … Continue reading

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Computer Lib/Dream Machines

We will do quite a bit in class today: Look through the DALN, and get a feel for the narratives that have been uploaded to this database. Discuss Nelson’s article. View the TED talk on a next-generation digital book. Is … Continue reading

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Punctuate Proficiently (Chapter 10)

Edit the following sentences: Why don’t you explore the diverse landscapes of New Zealand, where you can see beaches, tropical forests, alpine mountains, fjords, volcanoes, and caves? Archimedes’s study of levers led him to boast, “Give me a place to … Continue reading

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CFP: Computers & Writing 2014

The Call for Proposals has come out for Computers & Writing, a national conference I try to attend every year. The questions they ask participants to consider are as follows: * What is at stake in our practices, theories and … Continue reading

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Speaking to Your Entire Audience

1. To start, I want everyone to cast a critical eye on his or her blog in terms of Chapter 4: Headings – should distill content, make stories easy to scan, and break up text into readable chunks. Sentences – … Continue reading

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