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Mediating Tensions of Voice, Audience, and Authority through Reflection

Reading Jared’s most recent post on the “Ends(s) of Reflection in an ENG 1020 Semester” led me first back through two other posts he cites early in his, both from the winter 2012 semester, and then, in an idiosyncratic set of associative steps, to revisit some of this semester’s posts and assignment sequences on the … Continue reading

Propping Up Persuasion in the First Weeks of ENG 1020

I thought I would follow up on Mike’s recent post in this ‘advice’ thread, particularly his attention to the newest teachers in our audience and his attention to the theme of ‘engagement’. To start, those of you teaching the GTA syllabus and starting with Gorgias might appreciate chapter one to The History and Theory of … Continue reading