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Look Before You Leap: Moving Beyond the Obvious

I have the tools and I’m all ready to go. The physical tools are arranged on my desk; laptop, paper, an endless supply of pencils and a sharpener just in case “endless” doesn’t mean what I think it does. 579 more words

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Essay to evaluate composition students' development

By Jennifer Kane

CCC Journalism Program

The time for English composition students to write their final essays is near.

This is the time of year for students in English Composition I and English Composition II at Camden County College to take the English Department composition final, an essay used to evaluate how the students’ writing has developed through the period of the course. 212 more words

Camden County College

Writing Day instills passion in young writers

By Samantha Reid

Roosevelt University’s first Writing Day, sponsored by the English Composition Program, occurred last Friday. The event took up most of the day, starting with a faculty-led panel and ending with an open house in the Writing Center. 338 more words

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Step One: Brainstorm & Thesis

“Where do I start?”

The most difficult word to write is the first. Writing a paper may seem overwhelming, but each step is simple. First, answer the following questions to brainstorm and create your thesis. 278 more words

English Composition

Read This Post (If You Want To)

“You should read the book that you see someone on the train reading and trying to hide that they’re laughing.” – Janet Potter

Recently, The Millions… 825 more words


Hello, Web 2.0

For two semesters now, my students in English 106 at Lycoming College have been reading and writing about the Web 2.0 revolution–how anyone with an internet connection can contribute content to the World Wide Web. 95 more words

Web 2.0

Hello again!

So reading that last post again made me think that if my goals can be shaken by one measly bad grade they must not be very strong goals.  114 more words