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Laurie McMillan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
English Department
Marywood University
Scranton, PA 18509
 
 
NEW MATERIAL from Fall 2012 Composition Theory Class!
Students did multimodal projects on topics from the semester that interested them.
All are educational, and many of them are funny as well!


Check out the links below for info about me, resources for teaching writing,
& course projects on various topics. Good Stuff!

 
ABOUT ME
my CV
Laurie Mac's How To: a recreational vlog

FOR TEACHERS
Resources for ENGL 160 Composition & Rhetoric
Resources for Writing across Disciplines

STUDENTS WRITE ABOUT WRITING
Local Research on Writing at Marywood (from ENGL 475 Composition Theory & Practice):
"Writing When I Grow Up" : ENGL 160 Composition & Rhetoric--writing in various professions
"Profiles in Writing: Your Guide to Professional Communication": ENGL 470 Business & Technical Writing--more on writing in various professions

STUDENTS WRITE ABOUT POP CULTURE
Remote control pointing at TV
"Media's Mixed Messages: Writing in Pop Culture": ENGL 160 Composition & Rhetoric--analyses of how accurately or inaccurately writing is portrayed in movies, TV shows, etc.
"'The Tribe Has Spoken, and  You're Fired': An Analysis of Stereotypes in Popular Media": ENGL 485 Writing & Cultural Studies--analyses of TV shows based on Gerbner's theories
"Investigating American Icons": ENGL 485 Writing & Cultural Studies--analyses of Barbie, GI Joe, and McDonald's

STUDENTS WRITE ABOUT FEMINISM
Local Research on First-Wave Feminism Resonating Today (from ENGL 326 Feminist Cultural Criticism):
"This Is What a Feminist Sounds Like": ENGL 490 Feminist Writing & Rhetoric--manifesto, with links to student writing

STUDENTS WRITE ABOUT COMMUNITIES
Encountering Ireland Blog: from Place-Based Poetry & Film (a study abroad course)--writing, film, photos, oh my!
"The Best of the Marywood Community": from ENGL 480 Advanced Writing--info about the best places around town 




 
 

       Page last updated December 2012.