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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 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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ENG 420 3.1: Lanham

Today’s Plan Attendance Summer Research Applications Review Last Class Articles Lanham’s Strong Defense Discussion Post

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ENG 420 2.2: Cicero’s Orator

Today’s Plan : Review Sir Ken Robinson Faulty Foundations Cicero Homework

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ENG 420 2.1: Isocrates and Civic Education

Today’s Plan Attendance Review Last Class Two Readings: Salon and Breitbart Haskins and Benoit Homework Review Last Class Looking through your posts: Essentialism vs. Materialism Plato’s Elitism vs. Socrates’ insistence to Question Everything Plato’s Transcendentalism (Epistemology, knowledge) Two Readings As … Continue reading

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ENG 420 1.1: Introduction and Plato

Today’s plan: Why Are You Here? Syllabus and Canvas Introduction to Plato, Greek Conceptions of Philosophy and Rhetoric Writing with Direct Quotations Homework

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Advanced Composition 11.1: Working with Booth

Today’s plan: Working with Booth Developing a paper proposal Working with Booth Over the break I asked you to read an excerpt from Wayne Booth’s The Craft of Research. The purpose of the excerpt was to help us begin to … Continue reading

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Advanced Composition 9.1: Giroux

Today’s Plan: What did you make of Giroux? Toward a Problem Homework Giroux I am interesting in hearing about what passages you focused on in your blogs, and what you had to say. Toward a Problem I have put the … Continue reading

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Advanced Composition 8.1: Academically Adrift (2)

Today’s plan: Reading Questions Discussion

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Advanced Composition 7.2: Academically Adrift

Today’s Plan: A Quick Survey of What You Should Learn in School Academically Adrift Homework

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