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ENG 123 7.2: Jim Corder and “Argument as Emergence”

Today’s Plan: Attendance Another Paper Outline Promoting Healthy Argument Homework Promoting Healthy Argument I want to start off today by suggesting that argument in America is quite sick. There’s a number of pieces that I could point to in support … Continue reading

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ENG 123 7.1: Annotated Bibliographies

Today’s plan: Attendance Review: Annotated Bibliography Assignment [Syllabus Changes and Due Dates] Homework Annotated Bibliography Assignment First, let’s review what I shared last class: We have spent the first 1/3 of the course identifying and developing a topic. Now it … Continue reading

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ENG 420 7.1: Nathan’s My Freshman Year

Today’s Plan: Paper Feedback Nathan Homework: Thelin reading Paper Feedback Philosophy and Rhetoric: Plato believed that obtaining justice for one’s self was all-important, and the only way to achieve that justice was through knowledge. True, unbiased, non-persuasive knowledge in specific. … Continue reading

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ENG 420 6.2: Nathan’s My Freshman Year

Today’s Plan: Some paper feedback Nathan Homework Paper Feedback I wanted to address two comments I left on papers. Here was a passage dealing with Isocrates and Emerson: There is a clear dissonance here between Emerson and Isocrates. Isocrates teaches … Continue reading

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ENG 123 6.1: From Proposal to Research

Today’s Plan: Attendance Introduce: Annotated Bibliography Workshop: Characters and Actions Homework Annotated Bibliography Project We have spent the first 1/3 of the course identifying and developing a topic. Now it is time to invest the majority of our energy into … Continue reading

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ENG 420 6.1: From the Past to the Present

Today’s Plan: Discuss essays Homework: Syllabus change (readings swapped) Foundations of Education I want to go around the room and ask everyone two questions: What is your one sentence definition of education? What classical idea resonated with you the most? … Continue reading

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ENG 123: 5.1 Topic Proposals

Today’s Plan Attendance Topic Exploration Paper Turn in Issue Review Topic Proposal Assignment Types of Research & Proposals Roadmapping Your Project Homework Review Topic Proposal Assignment First, let’s look over the criteria that I introduced in our last class. Now … Continue reading

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ENG 420 5.1: Freire, Nicholson, Lorde

Today’s Plan: Review Paper Expectations Discuss Freire, Nicholson, and Lorde Review Paper Expectations Last week I went over the nuts and bolts. This paper is due next Tuesday at noon. Someone asked if this paper is similar to writing a … Continue reading

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ENG 123: From Exploration to Proposal

Today’s Plan: Attendance Topic Proposal Paper Working Knowledge Presentations Homework

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ENG 420: 4.2 Dewey, Pragmatism, Gatto, and The Paper

Today’s Plan: Outline expectations/constraints for the upcoming paper Discuss: Dewey Read: Gatto What is Education? Here is the original description on the website: At the conclusion of the historic stage of readings, I will ask you to compose a 1000 … Continue reading

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