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Day 14: Sharing Our New Writing Styles, New Borders

You’re turning in your final draft of your newly-revised border essay by uploading to this Crocodoc link. And now the fun part, we get to share what we did, what we’re proud of, what we struggled with, and how we … Continue reading

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Day 13: Journals Due + Peer Conferencing

Today is pretty simple: presentations, journal turn-in time, and peer conferencing. For your final journal entry, write out a thoughtful response to this question: What’s the one thing you learned in this class that you will take with you in … 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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