Monthly Archives: October 2016

College Comp 11.1: Reviewing Signals, Prepping Booth

Today’s Plan: Attendance Workshop Volunteers Review Crafting a Signal Wayne Booth Homework Workshop Volunteers Here is a list of the eligible candidates: Betty Tyler Elena Lawrence JaRay Courtney Review Crafting a Signal Here’s the original text I asked you to … Continue reading

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College Comp 10.1: Pathos and Apology

Today’s Plan: Attendance Workshop Volunteers (the list grows smaller) News Pathos Apology Homework News Two points here. First, there will be no class on Wednesday November 9th (that’s three Wednesdays away). Second, there will be no more reading in the … Continue reading

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College Comp 9.3

Today’s Plan: Attendance No class on Wednesday November 9th Sigma Tau Delta Workshop Homework Sigma Tau Delta Invite Sigma Tau Delta invites you to attend our Halloween Event “A Little Night Music”. This event will be on Friday, October 28th … Continue reading

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College Comp 9.2: Crafting Analogies

Today’s Plan: Attendance Office Hours Workshop Volunteers Analogy Quiz (Canvas) Review Analogy Quiz Homework Office Hours, Workshop Volunteers I’ll be in the office today from 1:15 to 3:00. Please feel free to come by if you want more feedback on … Continue reading

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College Comp 9.1: Analogies (Metaphor and Simile)

Today’s Plan: Attendance Wednesday, Nov 9th: class cancelled Campus Climate Survey Extra Credit Opportunity: Writing Center MLA/APA workshop–Monday at 5 in Ross 0280 Workshop Volunteers Metaphor Homework Metaphor In today’s class I want to focus on analogies (metaphors and similes). … Continue reading

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College Comp 8.2: Making Data Meaningful

Today’s Plan: Attendance Confirm Workshop Volunteers Office hours UNECE’s “Making Data Meaningful” Washington Post article Homework UNECE’s “Making Data Meaningful” I want to start today by examining the UNECE’s (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) guide for scientists and statisticians, … Continue reading

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College Comp 8.1: Logos

Today’s Plan: Attendance Flu shot? Workshop Volunteers Logos Homework Logos I want to do a presentation today on logos, the rhetorical term for forms of proof. Homework I want you to argue in favor of a statistic this week. Frame … Continue reading

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College Comp 7.2: Improving Syntax

Today’s Plan: Attendance Workshop Volunteer Confirmation Style Exercise (Canvas Quiz) Writing Homework Workshop Volunteer Confirmation Let’s do this. Style Exercise Today we will be working from Williams and Bizup’s Style, working on sentence syntax. Williams emphasizing moving from subjects and … Continue reading

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College Comp 7.1: Paraphrasing and Summarizing

Today’s Plan: Attendance 3 Workshop Volunteers Paraphrasing and Summarizing Homework Paraphrasing and Summarizing Workshop This semester I have asked you to summarize quite a bit of reading. I think the quality of your reading summaries are inconsistent, and a few … Continue reading

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