Imagine that you enter a parlor. You come late. When you arrive, others have long preceded you, and they are engaged in a heated discussion, a discussion too heated for them to pause and tell you exactly what it is … Continued
Monthly Archives: February 2019
This video begins with Caroline Weaver, a pencil shop owner, discussing how the audible component of a pencil is unique. She notes how the pencil represents a fairly simple technology, as it is made from wood with layers of … Continued
Slides for today’s activities.
Slides/Assignments for class on Tuesday, Feb. 26 Agenda: Proposals Blog Post Grades Extra Credit Opp. Calendar : Writing in Class this week (and mini-workshops); Full Draft Workshop next Tuesday Survey for Thursday, 3/7 Annotated Bibs Research Troubleshooting Q&A
First, we’ll generate a rubric for the proposal. How would you like to be evaluated (think both content and style). Class Generated Rubric Things that are especially important for the proposal (for Dr. Epps-Robertson)l: defining writing and … Continued
Barton describes an ecological view of literacy. He uses the term ecological on p. 32 as a means to describe the “embeddedness” of literacy: “Instead of studying the separate skills which underlie reading and writing, it involves a shift to … Continued
Mini Notes on Barton (chapters 7+8) https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1jMiJA9lXOMri-h16G0y2vO1lXYBMFP2x-lGLwSCk3Mg/edit?usp=sharing
Does a writing system have to be able to express any or every idea to be considered “full writing”. To what extend are sound and meaning important to the definition of writing? To what extent are art and writing … Continued
Feb 12 2019 Group Project Visual summary for Powell’s Chapter 2.