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

I went to Richard Miller and Paul Hammond’s presentation “This Is How We Write” and the main focus was how technology is changing our classroom interactions. Whereas in the past there were only books to gather research from, today we … Continue reading

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Paper Grade

Paper Grade In my first time through the paper the grammar was not my primary concern as long as I was able to clearly read the paper and understand the ideas the author was trying to portray. On a positive … Continue reading

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Postcolonialism

There are many good points made in Postcolonialism and the Idea of a Writing Center, but there is one in particular that seems to have many flaws. Christina Murphy goes on to say, “[Tutors] must measure their success not in … Continue reading

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ESL

Its hard not to agree with most of the statements Muriel Harris makes because the qualities she describes are the qualities most tutors should have no matter who they are working with. Things like being patient with the students and … Continue reading

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Hope the Next Reading is More Exciting!!!

This essay did bring up one very good point in terms of presenting grammar in a minimalist fashion. If teachers can make grammar simpler and less confusing then students will generally find it easier to absorb and apply the things … Continue reading

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Says Who?

To a certain extent it can be agreed that all aspects of grammar should be questioned for the simple fact that language is an ever-changing entity. The way we speak and write today is significantly different from that of even … Continue reading

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“A student can reflect on what she is learning in part by relating it to her own experiences and prior knowledge”

“A student can reflect on what she is learning in part by relating it to her own experiences and prior knowledge, a process that can yield answers to such questions as What does this mean to me?”  (Levine 121) This quote … Continue reading

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