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The Open Author and Open Audience Writing Classroom

While largely known up to the turn of the century as workspaces for IT professionals collaborating on the production of computer code and its documentation, wikis–web presences that allow asynchronous collaboration between multiple contributors–now exist to track everything from the location of transgender-friendly public restrooms across the United States, to compiling a comprehensive database of … Continue reading

Hansel and Gretel (Students) and Finding Their Way Home (Instructors): Using Sample Documents in Writing Classes

We sample salsa and tortilla chips and we sample the latest energy drink when we shop at Costco; we sample everything from soap to cereal through the mail, and students in my 3050/3060 classes get samples of assignments to view on our Blackboard page. The question might reasonably be asked: is it too much and … Continue reading