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!
Tumblr pages: Revision, Voice & Style, Bond between Academic & Creative Writing, Learning through Writing
Blog: Relationship between Music & Writing
Pinterest: Personal Experience & Academic Writing
Videos: Writing Process Rap, more TBA as students send me their links!
Check out the links below for info about me, resources for teaching writing,
& course projects on various topics. Good Stuff!
Laurie Mac's How To: a recreational vlog
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):
Student Revision"Writing When I Grow Up" : ENGL 160 Composition & Rhetoric--writing in various professions
Student on Voice & Style
Student Writing Experience
Student Writing Preferences
What Students & Teachers Want from Each Other
Student Writing Processes
More on Student Writing Processes
Student Use of Feedback
"Profiles in Writing: Your Guide to Professional Communication": ENGL 470 Business & Technical Writing--more on writing in various professions
STUDENTS WRITE ABOUT POP CULTURE
"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):
Gender and Household Roles"This Is What a Feminist Sounds Like": ENGL 490 Feminist Writing & Rhetoric--manifesto, with links to student writing
Gender and Relationships
Gender and Education
Gender and Economics
Opinions about Birth Control
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