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“This is how we write” response

Nicole Vassallo Plangere internship Presentation Response Richard Miller and Paul Hammond, “This is how we write” This presentation was about how advances in technology will affect the classroom. I was very surprised because it seemed like what Richard and Paul … Continue reading

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Postcolonialism response

According to Betty Garrison Shiffman, the postcolonial writing center should be one that understands that “various factors, particularly social ones such as gender, race, class, economic or educational background, play a considerable role in everyone’s learning and teaching processes,” that … Continue reading

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Grammar and the Teaching of Writing response

Nicole Vassallo “Grammar and the Teaching of Writing” Response From what I can remember, I absolutely hated learning grammar. When I was deciding on a major to choose at Rutgers, I stayed away from English for the longest time because … Continue reading

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The Myth of Laziness

I immediately connected with this article because I understand the feeling of not wanting to do something that I am not sure I will succeed at. Levine states, “Individuals somehow, somewhere lose momentum; in the pursuit of accomplishment they fail … Continue reading

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