About Michael J. Faris
Assistant Professor of English with research areas in digital literacy, privacy and social media, and queering rhetorics.
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Category Archives: WR214: Writing in Business
Today was my next to last day teaching at OSU. My business writing class is going so well! With only 7 students, I was both excited for the small class and worried about class dynamics. But the students have been … Continue reading
I started out this summer with only 13 students in my writing in business course. In the first week, the enrollment has dropped to 8. This is the smallest class I’ve ever taught â€” well, tied with an 8th grade … Continue reading
I just submitted my last grades for Spring 2008. The term is finished. Well, almost. Heather and I gave out two incompletes for our Women Studies course. But otherwise, I am finished. Some quick end of the term reflections: Teaching … Continue reading
Last term I had my students’ final business writing reports due the last day of class. The presented the problem that I would grade during finals week and then, when it came to the last report or two, I’d come … Continue reading
I’m enjoying teaching business writing a lot more this term than I did last term, but I’m still frustrated with my students business proposals as I read them. There are some things that I thought I was clear on when … Continue reading