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UNA-USA City College Chapter Human Rights Summit - March 24th, 2017

As the President of the United Nations Association – City College of New York Chapter, I would like to extend an invitation to you to join us on March 24th 2017 for our very first Human Rights Summit. 100 more words


Literacy Narrative

Jael Roberts

FIQWS 10105

City College of New York

Literacy Narrative

Three Little Pigs

When growing up in a family full of teachers, you are bound to understand the importance of having a good education; a goal not attainable without knowing how to read. 838 more words

Side Effects Include...: ODD, FIQWS, and BW - Final Reflection

My writing habits are usually fueled by caffeine, quiet music, an excess of 2+ hours free back-to-back. If pressed, I would say that’s my biggest change this term: the only 2+ hours I’ve had free in one space between 10am and 10pm is commuting to and from my doctors’ offices, jobs, and the social life I’ve got hanging by a string. 1,736 more words


Bartholomae Final

“Rituals and Gestures”: Identity and Discovery in the Writing Classroom

Composition scholar David Bartholomae’s influential article “Inventing the University” explicates his perspectives on how basic writers “write their way into the university,” and how they don’t (12). 1,762 more words


Informal Blog #4

Desiree Dighton’s piece “All Along the Watchtower: Some Kind of Way Out of Basic Writing Using Emerging Technologies” takes on some of the primary concerns and accolades for digital literacies’ incorporation into basic writing classrooms. 510 more words


Assignment #2

I’m stealing this assignment! This takes the “literacy narrative” genre into a different, student-centered, context. The trouble I’ve experienced with writing in this genre is the disinterest many of my students express with “literacy,” an admittedly abstract concept. 483 more words