Thursday, September 29, 2011

2 Blog Prompts

Hello alls,

If you haven't posted the reflection on the OpEd process, please do that asap (it should be a post reflecting on how the OpEd writing process went--was it successful, what did you like/not like about it, what worked didn't work for you, about peer review and conferencing and the writing center and so forth).

Also, you have a blog post that is due TOMORROW AT 4PM--repeat, it is due tomorrow (Friday) at 4PM instead of the normal midnight time.  In this post you should choose ONE of the blog posts on which you've been considering writing your rhetorical analysis and provide the following:

  1. a link to the post
  2. the rhetorical situation of the post
  3. answer the 4 questions that we talked about on Tuesday regarding the post
When I look at your blogs this weekend I'll then let you know what I think about the blog post you've chosen, and let you know whether you're on the right track or not.

Happy writing, and see you Tuesday!


Monday, September 12, 2011

Hello class (of Fall 2011),

Things have been crazy these first few weeks, but I think I'm finally getting on track (and getting everything updated--if I've missed anything, let me know!).  A few items to remember:

First of all, there is NO CLASS tomorrow (Tuesday 12 Sept) because I will be conferencing with each of you.  The schedule for conferences is posted below.

Second, I AM requiring a blog post from you by midnight tomorrow (Tues.)--this is a free post; you can write it about anything.  In conjunction with that, remember to stay on top of commenting on others' blogs--5 (thats FIVE) comments per week! :-D

Also, remember that you have ANOTHER draft of your OpEd due this Friday at 4PM (emailed to me, as usual).

Regarding conferences:  ALL conferences are in (or near) my office:  3004 JKB.  I'll either be in that room or on a desk nearby; just be in that area and I'll flag you down.  And please keep to your assigned time.  If you are late, I'll likely not be able to meet with you and we'll have to reschedule.  For those who aren't on the conference list:  you may take any of the available times (just let me know in the comments), or email me (Brandon is the only one to have done that so far).

So, here's the schedule in case you forgot:


2:00  Jen
2:10  Josh
2:40  Rachel
2:50  Brian
3:00  Kelsey
3:10  Stetson
3:20  Tyler
3:30  Nicole
3:40  Kelli
3:50  Andrew S.


1:30  Madison
1:40  Scott
2:10  Kirk
2:40  Jake

Happy writing!