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Keeping the Pace: Legal Writing vs Academic Writing

Back at the law firm, we had a “pace” for long-form research-based writing, like recommendation letters and legal briefs: one page per hour.  This was approximately how long producing these pages actually took, from the moment one of the paralegals dropped off the case file to the final edit of the finished draft.  571 more words

Town Halls Focused on Undergraduate Education

This morning’s Town Hall discussion about the University’s strategic plan featured the work of Working Group #1: “Create a Vibrant Undergraduate Learning Community” was co-chaired by Kim Anderson and Jane Jenson. 408 more words

Student Success

Thesis the Story. :P

Haha ito na! Ito na ang kuwento ng aking Senior Thesis at kung paano at bakit umabot ng 220 pages! (Akin yata ang pinakamakapal sa buong IS Seniors???) At sino ang magaling na nagpasimunong madali lang ang course na IS?!?! 680 more words

Nagpapapansin

On Translating Manuel José Arce’s “Map With a Stone” and “Presidential Sermon” by Kimberly Woosley Poitevin from issue 298.3

The trees sense the danger. The corn grieves in its husk.  

There is a deadly tremor in the November sky. Water stops

in the riverbed. 707 more words

Publishing Addendums

An Introduction

“You know what the really good thing is about Humanities, Mrs Gurysh? I really feel accomplished after every project”

Wow! I was speechless when I heard these two lines from perhaps our most resistant student this year.   235 more words

English

Eternal Sunshine of a Distracted Mind

I am fascinated by the attention-versus-distraction theory upon which Davidson builds the initial standpoint of her work. The idea that whatever exists and whatever does not exist in our current consciousness is a result of lifelong interactions between attentions that are marginalized by distractions and distractions that succeed in becoming attentions attracts my attention, or in other words distracts me from another attention! 484 more words

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The Growth of the Creative Economy and a Changing Jobs Landscape

I am speaking this weekend at the Dare 2b Digital Conference here in Silicon Valley. My topic is: The Growth of the Creative Economy and a Changing Jobs Landscape. 250 more words

Counseling For Visual And Performing Arts