Category Archives: Blogs in Classrooms

Asking Students to Write Online: Negotiating the Private and Public

Here’s the PowerPoint for my presentation for Writing Intensive Curriculum on Friday. I’m not sure if it makes a lot of sense without me talking and the great discussion we had on Friday, but I thought I’d go ahead and … Continue reading

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presentation tomorrow for WIC: negotiating private and public

I am presenting tomorrow for one of the Friday lunches for WIC. Here’s my program description: “Asking Students to Write Online: Negotiating the Private and Public“ Michael Faris (WIC) When we ask students to publish online, what issues of privacy … Continue reading

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Miller’s “Genre as Social Action”

In “Genre as Social Action,” Carolyn R. Miller argues “that a rhetorical sound definition of genre must be centered not on the substance or the form of discourse but on the action it is used to accomplish” (151). This action … Continue reading

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4C’s reflection: Friday

a continuation of my previous two posts: Friday: F.06 old + old = new: Writing Multimedia, Remixing Culture, Remixing Identity Some graduate students and an undergraduate student from Michigan State shared some really interesting ideas and experiences of their own … Continue reading

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4C’s reflection: Thursday

a continuation of my notes from 4C’s: Thursday: A.23 Forging a Scholarly and Professional Identity Online: Blogging as Discovery and Externalization of Self Geoffrey Middlebrook, Sandra Ross, and LauraAnne Caroll-Adler (University of Southern California, Los Angeles) all discussed their use … Continue reading

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