Art and science narratives give students the opportunity to build visual and verbal literacy. Here at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, resources are plenty for writing instructors and students to explicate the ideas and theories of rhetoric and composition at the college level.
Dear readers, I am happy to share my latest column in the Society of Technical Communication's magazine, Intercom. Comments and ideas are welcomed! Link to PDF of article: http://wp.me/a3uyk9-pa
Tis' the season... (via phdcomics.com) Having received all my grades for the classes I took in the past few months, I have finally completed my first semester as a PhD student at the University of Minnesota. It is with much joy and a sense of accomplishment that I celebrate this little milestone in my life -- something I have … Continue reading My First Semester as a Ph.D. Student
I am rewatching and reposting this video tonight because I am still mesmerized by it since I last watched it in 2012. In fact, I almost did my master's thesis on cultural singularity. But I couldn't wrap my mind around what cultural singularity is. What is Internet singularity? Rugnetta, in this video, describes cultural singularity … Continue reading Of Internet Memetics, Techno and Cultural Singularity
As part of the US Government's plan to reform its school systems, President Obama announced the ConnectED Initiative in June 2013, an initiative designed to enrich K-12 education in America. ConnectED aims to empower teachers and students by giving them the most relevant instructional technology and trainings to make the most of them, empowering the teaching … Continue reading Riding on Connectivism: The ConnectED Initiative