Category Archives: Literacy

“literacy” list

The biggest annoyance I have1 is when I tell someone I’m a PhD student in English and they assume I have read every canonical text there is, even after I explain that I study rhetoric and composition. Via Dennis, here’s … Continue reading

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English 30 reflections post #3 and my own reading experiences

I’ve been meaning to journal about teaching English 30 a bit more frequently this term, but just haven’t been forcing myself to write this term like I have in the past. So far, I’m excited about the strong conversations my … Continue reading

Posted in English 30 Language Technology and Culture (Spring 2009), English 584 Postcritical Perspectives in Literacy Studies (Spring 2009), Literacy, New Media | 2 Comments

yo comments are whack!

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notes from the interblags: literacy, dangerous courses,

• The NEA reports that reading literature is on the rise. Millie Davis summarizes: This week the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) reported the first rise in the number of adults reading literature since they began their survey in … Continue reading

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banning wikipedia: irresponsible

David Perry has an editorial up on Science Progress in which he argues that it’s irresponsible to ban Wikipedia at a school: And this is why digital literacy is so crucial for educational institutions: we do a fundamental disservice to … Continue reading

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