Have a Wonderful Summer!

Hi everyone.

Thanks for a great semester you all. I hope you have a wonderful summer and successful academic career. Your grades will be posted in icampus next week.





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One Last Opportunity

Hi All. Below I have listed the details for another X-tra opportunity. The 3rd one is by Joey Lauren. She came to our class and you all participated in her project. It would be fun to see what she learned. I plan to be there. 🙂

There will also be food!!!!

The Writing Research Undergraduate Scholarship Program promotes undergraduate research in the study of writing practices.

 Please join us at this Research Symposium to commend our Spring 2012 scholars as they present their research on writing from a Genre Studies perspective.

Featured Presentations:

1. “Memoir and Self Discovery”

2. “Why I Love

Screenplay Writing”

3. “The Trend of the Pen:

A Brief Study

on the Writing Habits

of ISU Freshmen”




Writing Research Scholars:

Miles Maggio

Brandon Stark

JoeyLauren Jiracek

Sponsored by:

ISU Center for Writing Research and Pedagogy


Thursday, April 26th 2012

Stevenson Hall/Room 401

2 – 5pm


Light refreshments will be provided.

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Culture Jamming Poetry Style

Hi all.

Tuesday, April 24th there is an awesome poetry reading happening at Theatrescool, in Blo-No at 7pm.

For extra credit you can write up a description of a performer.


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“How-to” College Research

Hi All.

Given that some of you have expressed concern with the Hazard project, I am providing you a basic “how-to” for working on college-level research assignments that you may find helpful.


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No Town Council Meeting Assignment

Hi All.

Based upon your feedback on the note cards, I have decided to be merciful and scrap the Town Council portion of the Hazard Project. That means you have more time to focus on your paper…you’re welcome. 🙂

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First Drafts

Hi all.

We will read this .pdf by Anne Lamott as an in class activity today.


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Reading on “How to” Research

Hi All.

This is the reading for next Tuesday. However, it will probably be helpful as you begin to draft your project, so you may want to read it ahead of time.


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