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About rarum leve

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Diaspora of Disciplines and the Precipitation of Written Word

A Response to “Postcolonialism and the Idea of a Writing Center” by Anis Banwashi and Stephanie Pelkowski The issues this article explores are ones we as students and as tutors of academia have yet to reconcile. “Postcolonialism and the Idea … Continue reading

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Culture and Language Considerations in Tutoring ESL Students

Response to the article “Cultural Conflicts in the Writing Center: Expectations and Assumptions of ESL Students” by Muriel Harris I genuinely enjoy and see the truth in the Harris’s highlighting of Art Young’s statement on collaboration in the writing center, … Continue reading

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In Stark Disagreement with Noguchi

Not a Matter of Time and Isolation but One of Thoroughness Noguchi’s article was not by any means a favorite of mine. It drew out much longer than necessary and was rather redundant. His initial three goals in writing “Grammar … Continue reading

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Grammar Rebels and Linguistic Strain

Grammar Rebels and Linguistic Strain: A Response to Anne Curzan’s “Says Who? Teaching and Questioning the Rules of Grammar” by Nadia Saleh I have several notable reactions to Anne Curzan’s essay, “Says Who? Teaching and Questioning the Rules of Grammar.” One … Continue reading

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More Than Observation, More than Output

A Response to Mel Levine’s Myth of Laziness Nadia Saleh 9.24.11 In “Myth of Laziness” Dr. Levine urges that what is commonly called “laziness” is actually “output failure”, something he describes as rooted in brain wiring and prospective of a … Continue reading

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