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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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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 3: Finding Our Borders In-Class Write

Yesterday’s writing was a form of brainstorming. Today’s writing is still exploratory, but more formal. Use your very best skills–what you know works well in writing and what doesn’t–to synthesize the ideas you have, organize them logically, and present them … Continue reading

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Day 2: What are Linguistic Borders?

My first question for you today is: What is a border? How do you define it? Next, I want you to write down as many borders as you can think of, i.e. county, state, family, cultural, linguistic, socioeconomic, etc. Finally, … Continue reading

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