As a computer teacher, I really do believe I have the best job ever. Don’t get me wrong, I’m an optimist and always love what I currently teach. 885 more words
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Whenever anyone uses the rhetorical device where they ask a question about something that presents it from two different perspectives, the one they usually want you to buy into is the second one, e.g., Are participation grades a useful way to encourage and reward student interaction in the classroom, or are they an oft-abused tool of control-happy intellectual despots? 1,314 more words
Annotated Bookshelf: A Short History of Writing Instruction: From Ancient Greece to Contemporary America
Murphy, James J., ed. A Short History of Writing Instruction: From Ancient Greece to Contemporary America. 3rd ed. NY: Routledge, 2012.
With economy and rigor, these 8 essays explore the long history of writing instruction under all its guises, from grammar through rhetoric up to college composition. 235 more words