Monthly Archives: February 2015

Google Documents (as of early 2015) for Teaching Writing, Part 2

by Shyam Sharma In part one of this piece, Shyam Sharma talked about the set-up and function of Google Docs, and how it impacts teaching writing, professor feedback, and student agency. Here in part two, he looks at its workshop … Continue reading

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Google Documents (as of early 2015) for Teaching Writing – Part 1

by Shyam Sharma I was more impressed when Steve Jobs said that he didn’t let his kids use the iPad than when he called it “magical” while launching it. So, as I share these teaching tips about effectively using Google Docs … Continue reading

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Understanding Grammar as Fractal: Rhetorical effects and cultural implications, by MaryAnn Duffy

In science, the fractal is a relatively new discovery. The term comes from its Latin root, fractus, which means “to break” and alludes to the jagged, irregular-shaped edge. It is the term Benoit Mandelbrot, a linguist and mathematician, used in … Continue reading

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