Monthly Archives: November 2011

Make of It What You Will

November 1st Presentation Response By Jacob Deming Why is it that it took me so long to have written this presentation response, what could have possibly happened to have gotten in the way of my finishing what should have been … Continue reading

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Richard Miller and Paul Hammond’s Presentation “This Is How We Write” 11/17

Richard Miller and Paul Hammond gave a very intriguing presentation on the changing technology and its’ affects on the way we interact with the world around us. Continuing with their theme of “This Is How We…” the main focus seems … Continue reading

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Postcolonialism and Writing Style

Throughout our reading and writing courses, many of us have been forced to change our writing styles in order to fit the demands of our teachers. This has often been incredibly frustrating because as soon as we think we have … Continue reading

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Post Colonial

The emphasis on acculturation in relationship to the writing center is over exaggerated. This “new” writing center isn’t some hoax-y melting pot. It’s a way of establishing standards to participate in a specific academic environment. This is true for many … Continue reading

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Richard Miller and Paul Hammond

Richard Miller and Paul Hammond’s presentation “This is How We Write” was very thought provoking. We, as students, witnessed the staggering rise of computer technology and the vastness of the internet, and with them came a whole new wealth of … Continue reading

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The Point of the Writing Center

Bawarshi and Pelkowski create a very interesting argument for the purpose of writing and what tutors at a writing center should focus on when it comes to helping their students. I personally find the argument very intriguing, encompassing everything I’ve … Continue reading

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“Postcolonialism and the Idea of a Writing Center”

Anis Bawarshi and Stephanie Pelkowski have an interesting but fresh stand point in their article “Postcolonialism and the Idea of a Writing Center”. Since I am tutoring writing at the most diverse university in the country this article was extremely beneficial to … Continue reading

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