Please introduce yourself! Write a paragraph or more giving your viewpoint, explaining who you are as a writer and a Whittier Scholar.
Remember, your audience is multiple: your fellow scholars, myself, and also anyone on the web who finds your post. Think carefully about whether to include a photograph of yourself, what name or nickname you’ll use. You can also find an image that represents something important to you, and explain it as a way to help introduce yourself. Finally, remember to submit your introduction to our publication, tentatively titled “Musings of Scholars.” You’ll also want to follow the publication…
In honor of National Day on Writing, Professor Charles Eastman, @profceastman, Director of the Whittier College Writing Program, is giving away prizes for tweets about writing. Whittier College students can win one of “three beautiful, bound journals” by writing 140 characters.
Seriously? 140 characters to create something meaningful?
“Entries will be judged, by a crack panel of experts, for wit, style, relevance, and retweetability.”
To participate, tweet to #writingatwhittier hashtag by October 20, 2014. Answer one of the following questions. Enter soon! Enter often!
All are eligible to participate, but only Whittier College students may win a prize.
“May the best tweet fly highest”
#WSP101 members created a set of values to describe the blog posts which will be added to this collection
Here’s what we’ll be doing this semester. Join us!
Read and àWrite before class
Unit One: Individual: How do you want to learn?
Wallace, David Foster: “This is Water” Commencement Speech on Youtube.
Abridged (illus) http://youtu.be/DKYJVV7HuZw
After class: Update your Moodle profile.
àKeep Attention Log this week to discover your attentional practices
Cronon, “Only Connect…”
Berlin, “The Hedgehog and the Fox”
[Optional: Nussbaum, “Liberal Education and Global Community” AACU Winter 2004
àSummarize Cronon reading (1–2 pgs typed, dbl-spaced)
Discuss readings and…
This post describes my experience playing Twitter vs Zombies, then reflects on the pedagogical innovations of the game, then poses some ideas for adapting it for Femtechnet’s DOCC 2014.
Note: I really appreciate comments, and will respond asap. To leave a note, hover over a paragraph and you should see a gray + sign to the right of that paragraph. Type in your note, select public or private, and hit return. You can also respond to other’s notes in the same way.
Associate Professor of English, Director of DigLibArts @ Whittier, enthusiastic dancer. Twitter: @profrehn