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1020 Pilot Project

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Piloting the New 1020, Part VII: The Research Component

Note: This it the seventh in a series of blog posts chronicling the piloting of the new ENG 1020 Curriculum. You can find all entries in the series here. Piloting this new version of 1020 has its predictable highs and lows, but my emphasis on research this term has been particularly turbulent, with some really … Continue reading

Piloting the New 1020, Part VI: Using Reflective Activities to Teach Writing Process in 1020

Note: This it the sixth in a series of blog posts chronicling the piloting of the new ENG 1020 Curriculum. You can find all entries in the series here. As one of a handful of instructors that’s teaching a pilot version of 1020 this semester, it’s been both fun and challenging to rethink my approach … Continue reading

Piloting the New 1020, Part V: Teaching and Learning about Discourse and Discourse Communities in the Inquiry-Based Classroom

Note: This it the fifth in a series of blog posts chronicling the piloting of the new ENG 1020 Curriculum. You can find all entries in the series here. Each of us teaching pilot sections of ENG 1020 has our own angle to the course. While we have agreed on several components of the course … Continue reading

Piloting the New 1020, Part IV: A Focus on Detroit and the Politics of Discourse Communities

Note: This it the fourth in a series of blog posts chronicling the piloting of the new ENG 1020 Curriculum. You can find all entries in the series here. When Jeff Pruchnic detailed how challenging adopting a new curriculum was given how tightly he wanted to hold on to old assignments that were natural, familiar … Continue reading

Piloting the New 1020, Part III: From 3010 to 1020 and Back Again

Note: This it the third in a series of blog posts chronicling the piloting of the new ENG 1020 Curriculum. You can find all entries in the series here. I come to the reflection upon the new ENG 1020 objectives and revisions from a different position. I have not taught ENG 1020 for quite a … Continue reading

Piloting the New 1020, Part II: Using Group Work to Lighten Instructor Workload

Note: This it the second in a series of blog posts chronicling the piloting of the new ENG 1020 Curriculum. You can find all entries in the series here. As we’ve been in pilot committee meetings, revving up for the Fall 1020 pilot sections, I’ve been thinking carefully about my workload. Between teaching, committee work, … Continue reading

Piloting the New 1020: Viral Genres

Note: This it the first in a series of blog posts chronicling the piloting of the new ENG 1020 Curriculum. You can find all entries in the series here. One of the challenges of revising the 1020 curriculum for piloting this Fall, at least for this instructor, was the thought of giving up on assignments … Continue reading