About Michael J. Faris
Assistant Professor of English with research areas in digital literacy, privacy and social media, and queering rhetorics.
This blog serves as a place to think through things, record thoughts, share interesting stuff, and hold conversations. Welcome!
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Category Archives: Collaboration
The Humanities, Arts, Sciences, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC) is hosting a discussion on collaboration on their blog that looks pretty interesting. Thought I’d let readers know in case they want to weigh in and collaborate.
This week my tech writing students formed groups for their final project series (a group policy manual, a proposal, a set of directions, a usability report, and a final presentation to the class). I’m amazed with how quickly and smoothly … Continue reading
I just finished creating a trailfire presentation for my business writing students tomorrow (summary available here) â€” or, rather, today, as it’s 2:00 am. Why am I up so late? Due to having a lot of grading left to do … Continue reading
Some interesting links: â€¢ Konrad Glogowski posts about his own voice in blogs while teaching 8th grade. I found his post really interesting in regards to personal voice and identity presentation/representation. An excerpt: What I am really concerned about, however, … Continue reading
“If thought is internalized public and social talk, then writing of all kinds is internalized social talk made public and social again. If thought is internalized conversation, then writing is internalized conversation re-externalized” (422). This seems to make sense to … Continue reading