Category Archives: Teaching notes

Kevin Davis on blogging

Kevin Davis visited my Digital Writing class this week to talk about how to define and set up a blog. Kevin is the author of Bull City Rising, a blog tracking the resurgence (and political travails) of downtown Durham. I’ve … Continue reading

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Four kinds of research

Back again. I’m teaching a course on Digital Writing this semester and have asked the students in it to set up and keep their own idea-centered blogs. They are required to make at least one 400-word post each week, in … Continue reading

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12 Point Times New Roman

It’s always the throw-away remarks that get me in trouble. While talking with the Oklahoma faculty about our expectations for student writing, I happened to mention that I’ve often been  struck by how little most teachers have to say about … Continue reading

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