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ENG 1023, Texas Woman's University (Fall 2012)

How to Convert your GPA to a 4.0 Scale

In grading your rhetorical analyses, 5 factors were considered: the effectiveness of intro, thesis, and conclusion the quality of rhetorical analysis organization & development audience awareness language, mechanics & ethics … Continue reading

November 13, 2012

Voting? (Good! Let your voice be heard!)

Did you know you can take a shuttle from campus? For Early Voting: Pick up and drop off is at the Free Speech Area between the Student Union and ACT, October … Continue reading

October 25, 2012

Practicing Annotation

Before class on Thursday, October 18th, write an annotation of “A Day Without Feminism”, and post it to the blog before class time. We will use these in class to practice improving … Continue reading

October 15, 2012 · 39 Comments

Introducing “Food for Thought” Posts

Now that we are into the research portion of the semester, I want to institute a new type of posts: “Food for Thought.” Occasionally, in my private life, I  stumble … Continue reading

October 14, 2012

Working Bibs!

Share your working bibliography here (just cut and paste it in) by class time on Tuesday, October 16th.

October 11, 2012 · 58 Comments

Getting Started: The Research Proposal

To get started on portfolio 2 (the research portfolio),  you need to choose a topic and write a research proposal. Details on both are below. Post your proposal as a … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · 123 Comments

Draft workshop Thursday 9/27!

For class Thursday, bring (electronically–put it on a thumb drive, mail it to yourself, whatever works) a COMPLETE draft of your rhetorical analysis essay. If you are not going to … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · 15 Comments