Monthly Archives: April 2017

ENG 420 14.2: Final Presentations

Today’s Plan: Canvas: Two assignments Presentations Visual Rhetoric Crash Course Canvas There’s two new assignments up, the final paper draft (1 point) and the final paper (200 points). Presentations First, let’s look to the syllabus: In our last week, I … Continue reading

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ENG 123 Digital Video Workshop (Take 2)

Today’s Plan Brief Introduction (2 minutes) Upload Video (5 minutes) Principles of Video Composition (5 minutes) Quick Tutorial: Using Moviemaker (5 minutes) Edit Videos (20 minutes) Save, Compress, Share (5 minutes) Quick Favor: Take a Survey (3 minutes) Watch Videos … Continue reading

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ENG 123 14.1: Final Presentations

Today’s Plan: Attendance Gradebook Questions Final Presentation Expectations Visual Rhetoric Crash Course Calendar Vote Final Presentation Expectations The final component of this class asks you to transform your longer research project into a concise presentation of 5 minutes. You have … Continue reading

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ENG 420 14.1: Peer Review #1

Today’s Plan: Calendar Peer Review Criteria Calendar and Final Paper Expectations First, let’s take a look at the calendar. I also wanted to visit the final paper expectations: Final Research Paper: Final research papers should be 12 to 15 pages … Continue reading

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ENG 420 13.1: Final Papers, University in Ruins

Today’s Plan: Booth’s Craft of Research Bill Readings’ University in Ruins Homework Booth’s Craft of Research As students are drafting papers, I like to share the following exercise from Wayne Booth’s The Craft of Research. I often use this exercise … Continue reading

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Red Sox 2017 Thoughts

Yes! Another baseball season. Last year was better than I expected–Rick Porcello’s turn around and the early emergence of Steven Wright gave the Sox a deeper rotation than we might have excepted (even if David Price’s performance was something of … Continue reading

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ENG 123 Digital Video Workshop

Today’s Plan Brief Introduction (2 minutes) Principles of Video Composition (5 minutes) Run and Shoot (15 minutes) Upload Videos (5 minutes) Quick Tutorial: Using Moviemaker (5 minutes) Edit Videos (10 minutes) Save, Compress, Share (5 minutes) Quick Favor: Take a … Continue reading

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