Jenae Cohn, writing in the December Computers and Composition, provides case studies of student digital literacy narratives to study how the “addiction trope” influences student views of their social-media use.
Tag: writing process
NEW POSTS AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY!
In the June issue of College Composition and Communication, Stuart Blythe and Laura Gonzales use screencast videos to track what students actually do as they compose a researched argument for an interdisciplinary biology class.
In the new College English, Sara Webb-Sunderhaus uses the lens of “tellability” to explore how teacher expectations shape identity performance for students from Appalachia.
LATEST AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY: Fanfiction as a “Gift Economy.”
In the June 2016 Computers and Composition, Brittany Kelley analyzes the Ashwinder archive in the Sycophant Hex Harry Potter fanfiction site to posit that such sites function as “gift economies” rather than as “commodity cultures.”
AGAINST OUTLINES IN PLOTTING YOUR BOOK!
Well, only somewhat against. But you lose a lot when you plan your novel right down to the last scene! See if you agree!
Today at Just Can’t Help Writing! Build Character with Stage Business!
Make your “props” talk! Every “sip of coffee” can pass on news to your readers about who your characters are and what conflicts they face!
THIS WEEK AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY: “Relational Labor” in Composition
T J Geiger II, writing in the Fall 2015 issue of Composition Studies, investigates the prevalence of “affective” pedagogy in independent undergraduate writing majors and its potential effects on disciplinarity. http://wp.me/p5NPq1-3Q
THIS WEEK AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY!
Tinberg, Howard. Transfer at Community Colleges. Teaching English in the Two-Year College, Sept. 2015. http://wp.me/p5NPq1-3L
NEW THIS WEEK AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY: COLLABORATIVE COURSE DESIGN IN SCIENTIFIC WRITING.
A detailed discussion of course design for an upper-level scientific writing class: Combs, D. Shane, Erin A. Frost, and Michelle F. Eble. “”Collaborative Course Design in Scientific Writing: Experimentation and Productive Failure.” Composition Studies 43.2 (2015): 132-49. Web. 11 Nov. 2015.
THIS WEEK’S SUMMARY AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY!
Jacqueline Preston, in College Composition and Communication, argues for a “project-based” model in composition classes.
NEW AT JUST CAN’T HELP WRITING!
NOTE TO SELF: Four editing rules to follow THIS TIME!
Do you have self-editing rules like these? Do you have any I ought to apply?