Monthly Archives: January 2013

Generating Ideas: Communities

Community: Honors College Role: Honors College member/student (2nd year) What: Recruiting new members, keeping program active and students involved Who: Students, faculty and staff How: Studies, statements, testimonials, research, scholarship Where: Website/internet, face-to-face, campus publications, email Why: To keep the … Continue reading

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Flash-Write

Prompt: Now that you’ve had a bit of experience with both synchronous and asynchronous online peer conferencing, which modality and platform do you gravitate towards and why?  How would you prefer to conference with your 1200 classmates?  Your High School … Continue reading

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Synchronous Peer Conferencing

I conferred with Brandon Boone (Trey) about our next project, a community-based research project. We will write from the viewpoint of an advocate in a particular community, discussing a particular problem from within said community and creating a research question … Continue reading

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Flash-Write

What do you see as the benefits or drawbacks (rhetoricians sometimes call these “afordances” and “constraints”, respectively) of responding asynchronously (modality) with WordPress’s comment feature (platform)?  What strategies did you use in your responses to help you build relationships? I … Continue reading

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Peer Review: Research Metaphors

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Flash-Write

So far, all of you have chosen to make your blogs public.  What makes you so comfortable with sharing your work with the world wide web?  What are the benefits?  How about the drawbacks? (5 minutes) I have chosen to … Continue reading

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Response: The Online Writing Conference (Ch. 1)

Benefits of Online Teacher/Tutor Conferencing Based on the reading, our class is a blended method of Internet-based learning, because we meet both face-to-face and online. I disliked the example of “Shakira” being familiar with communicating via Facebook and IM and being unable … Continue reading

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