Twelve essays both map and narrate- through the authors’ experiences-some of the major pedagogies that shape current composition teaching and research. These original essays are personal, not so much in that they include narratives (though several do), rather because each chapter is imbued with the author’s personal investment in a particular theoretical/pedagogical stance. 6,695 more words
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Wilkey and Mauriello: Texts of Consequence: Composing Social Activism for the Classroom and Community
At 378 pages, this text holds a wealth of social and activist rhetorics that “develo[p] a direct link between the teaching of writing and the public sphere” (back cover). 915 more words
I recently signed up for the MOOC for physics educators that Dave Cormier is collaborating on with Piotr Mitros on EdX.
One of the first things we were invited to do is share our goals for participating, and mine are multiple, including wanting to be part of the non-physicists helping out in the design of online material for teaching physics, but also wanting to be part of this xMOOC/cMOOC experiment, and honestly, just wanting to be part of anything that Dave Cormier and other rhizo14ers are doing. 889 more words