Pursuing Our True Selves

With the semester coming to a rapid conclusion, I can’t help but appreciate the opportunity I’ve been given. I didn’t expect myself getting accepted into another college, much less a graduate program. Here I am writing my response to one of our readings, but I stopped and thought about the kinds of material I’ve beenContinue reading “Pursuing Our True Selves”

Understanding Sentence Structure

For this week, we are to read Grammar, Grammars, and the Teaching o Grammar by Patrick Hartwell and The Erasure of the Sentence by Robert J. Connors, who both discuss different aspects of sentence structure. With the former article, the main point is focused on grammar usage and how it is being used today, asContinue reading “Understanding Sentence Structure”

Understanding Multiliteracies

This week we were asked to look at A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies: Designing Social Futures by the New London Group, and Teaching Composition in the Multilingual World by Paul Kei Matsuda. These were dense readings that concerned themselves with the idea of multiple languages, their history in academia and the benefits they can provide toContinue reading “Understanding Multiliteracies”

The Future of Online Content Creation

How Remix Culture Informs Student Writing & Creativity by Antero Garcia, and BLOGS, WIKIS PODCASTS and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms by Will Richardson gave me a lot to think about regarding the future of education with the advent/continuous rise of the internet. At some points I felt ‘dated’ reading through this week’s articles,Continue reading “The Future of Online Content Creation”

The Art of Revision: Seeing Beyond Restricting Guidelines

Having read Revision Strategies of Student Writers and Experienced Adult Writers and Teach Writing as a Process Not Product have once again made me take a step back and look at how academic writing is structured, and realize there is still much to be done to help evolve the general practice of writing and toContinue reading “The Art of Revision: Seeing Beyond Restricting Guidelines”

Art of Critiquing

From the start it was clear that both assigned readings – Ranking, Evaluating, and Liking: Sorting Out Three Forms of Judgement and Writing Comments on Student’s Papers – were about beneficial and helpful methods one could consider when evaluating one’s work. It’s an interesting subject to think about because it is easy to judge aContinue reading “Art of Critiquing”

ANALYSIS: OTHERING AND RHETORIC

Having finished reading The Problem of Othering: Towards Inclusiveness and Belonging and Rhetoric and Composition, I’m left with several ideas and conclusions that might have my thoughts race around my mind all night. I can’t necessarily decide on what sort of connections both these articles have in relation together, but I can respond to eachContinue reading “ANALYSIS: OTHERING AND RHETORIC”

Brief Insight: Hugo Gatica

Hello to all, my name is Hugo Gatica. I’m an up-and-coming artist, primarily in printmaking and photography, with an immense passion for the creative fields. I recently graduated Rutgers University with a bachelor’s in fine arts and a minor in creative writing. I often keep to myself in my studio, so whenever I’m not focusedContinue reading “Brief Insight: Hugo Gatica”

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