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Portfolio Double-Check

Portfolio Double-Check On TUE DEC 10, in class, we’ll do a Portfolio Verification Double-Check to verify that your portfolios are complete and that they comply with the requirements, including citation links in your Op-Ed and links to your own work in … Continue reading

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Reflective—davidbdale

Core Value 1. My work demonstrates that I used a variety of social and interactive practices that involve recursive stages of exploration, discovery, conceptualization, and development. Insert here a 125-word explanation of how you met the goal. For a fuller … Continue reading

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Our LTE on Booing the President

Two Letters Have Already Been Published By the time I returned home from class on TUE OCT 29, two Letters to the Editor had already been published beneath the “Trump Got Booed” Op-Ed. I went ahead and completed one for … Continue reading

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Better Left Unsaid: SOLUTIONS

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Hey, Class. I forgot to tell you in class this morning that I have reviewed all your “Better Left Unsaid” posts, selected the best answers from the dozens of responses, and added my own recommendations. They will permanently reside as … Continue reading

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Things Better Left Unsaid WORDINESS AND SYNTAX TROUBLE or: Difficult Things You Never Have to Say English is complicated enough without writers getting in our own way. Often we take a perfectly straightforward idea and, to make it sound academic, or because … Continue reading

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Feedback Loop Closing

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Feedback Please

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Feedback, please. I’ve created a new category for your posts. To increase my responsiveness to your need for feedback, do two things. Leave a Reply to your own work detailing the sort of feedback you seek. For example, do you … Continue reading

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Beagle Riddle

A shopkeeper says she has two new beagle puppies to offer you, but she doesn’t know whether they’re male, female, or a pair because they’re still at the kennel where they were whelped. You tell her that you want a male, … Continue reading

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Casting Call

Your Favorite Professor (that’s me, in case you’re wondering) is self-producing his 10-minute play “Marks and Lennon” as part of an afternoon of short plays for the Philadelphia Free Fringe festival on SAT SEP 21 and SUN SEP 22. I … Continue reading

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A Word of Advice

I rarely restrict myself to just one word of advice, but in this case I think I can help out with just two. Click the “READ THIS” link. Before you post your own LTE Draft—Username, you might benefit from seeing … Continue reading

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