Tag Archives: Border

Day 12: TRL! and Writing Lab Time

No, we’re not watching TRL in class today, it’s The Teaching Requests Live! with Ms. Hoermann Show. Contain your excitement. Or for you young things who still send me confused looks about what the original TRL Show is–or was on MTV–here’s … Continue reading

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Revising Borders

Now in our final week, we’re revising the academic essays we wrote last week and repurposing them to fit with a different, international style of expression, such as the African Nommo or the Chinese eight-legged essay. I want to give … Continue reading

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End of Week II: Revising Our Writing Borders

Today we begin revising our writing borders. We’re familiar with the American-Academic English approach to writing, but based on today’s reading, Lisle and Mano pages 16-18, how do intercultural approaches differ? Let’s brainstorm. Look back to the Lisle and Mano … Continue reading

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Day 9: Finding More Border Talk, More Ways to Write

Once more, to submit your final papers, please click on this link and upload your Word document (similar to last time). After today’s presentation, we’ll start by continuing our conversations on writing-communication borders. First, we’ll discuss a quick read from The Chronicle titled “A Way … Continue reading

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Day 8: Peer Conferencing

Today is dedicated mostly to peer conferencing, which we’ll move straight into after today’s presentation. Why do we peer conference? Every writer needs a reader, no matter how advanced they may be. So stay open-minded, give quality, helpful feedback, and … Continue reading

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Week II: Exploring Border Issues

Another week begins and we move away from exploring the borders we have and move on to explore how they affect others. For today, you were to bring an annotated bibliography of the sources you will be using in your … Continue reading

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End of Week I

It’s been a good week, and we’ve flexed our writerly muscles in so many ways. We’ve written both informally in our journals and formally in class. We’ve workshopped or critiqued the writing of others. We’ve read about writing and speaking … Continue reading

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