It's that time of the year when professors and instructors squeeze their brains and put together their hopefully-comprehensible course syllabi for respective classes. As I enter my fourth semester of teaching a freshman-writing course, I realize there's a constant urge to put more and more into my syllabus: maybe I should tell my students not … Continue reading The Rhetoric and Design of Course Syllabus
Earning a higher educational degree is a notable pursuit. This pursuit usually starts when one has developed an interest around a certain area of study and began looking for universities and programs that meet his/her academic needs. Yet, as a graduating master's student and Ph.D. applicant, I cannot rant enough how frustrating the process of … Continue reading Ph.D. Finder for Rhetoric and Composition Programs
This winter break and holidays have been an ideal time for me to work on my MA research, which focuses on power and ideological borders within MOOC interfaces. Having already written about 40% of the anticipated 15,000-word thesis essay, I find my interest and desire to learn about MOOCs grow stronger each time I come … Continue reading How are We MOOCing?
As part of the campus technology fee committee, I assisted in a campus-wide student technology use survey from October 28 through November 1, 2013. To better illustrate the key findings from this survey, I have created the following infographic to highlight some important areas that are worth looking at: Printable version here. Has your campus … Continue reading Student Technology Use and Feedback at SCSU