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
three to go. man, this is a lot of reading. and the same week that I need to finish three more applications to PhD programs.
There’s quite a bit that’s different about teaching college compared to teaching middle school or high school, and one thing that strikes me as one of the biggest differences is the closure of the term. The close of the year … Continue reading
I finished grading all of my students’ proposals today (finally!). I was surprised with the number of students who either didn’t include a works cited page or didn’t cite their sources (or both!). Out of approximately 100 students, 21 didn’t … Continue reading
I’m not a huge fan of the quarter system. Doing my undergraduate work at Iowa State and having 15 weeks for a semester acclimated me to a longer term with more depth and more time for final projects. A 10 … Continue reading