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Engaged Social Media Literacy

Deborah Brandt’s essay, “Accumulating Literacy: Writing and Learning to Write in the Twentieth Century” (1) explores the autobiographical and societal shifts that complicate the development of literacy at the individual level. While the essay was published in 1995, we can … Continue reading

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The Ideal First Year Composition Classroom

Reading Peter Elbow’s early essay, “A Method of Teaching Writing” (1) reminded me of the idealism that fuels the First Year Composition curriculum. Elbow refers back to Aristotle, suggesting that the real test of a composition is the effectiveness for … Continue reading

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