Author Archives: Jason Tougaw

Feedback on Web Projects

Please be sure to have posted a draft of all the pages of your web project before Sunday. Then, please be sure to send feedback via email to each member of your writing group, suggesting possible revisions for his or … Continue reading

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Charlene’s Banner Proposal

   

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Writing Groups Shuffled

Hi everybody. Because of a scheduling conflict, I had to shuffle the writing groups a little. I tried to keep the changes minimal, because your familiarity with your peers’ projects will be useful as you adapt your essays and give … Continue reading

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Adapting Your Seminar Essay for the Web

When you adapt your seminar project for the web, you’ll need to think about how to translate your ideas for a new context and audience. That will mean the following: Devising a structure that works well for the web, probably … Continue reading

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Draft Cover Letters & Draft Response Letters

When you submit your essay draft to your writing group and to me, you’ll include a cover letter. After you read, the drafts written by members of your writing groups, send them letters in response (before class on Tuesday). Here … Continue reading

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Siri Hustvedt’s article in the journal Seizure

Hi everybody. In case you’re curious, here’s a link to the article Siri Hustvedt published recently in the journal Seizure,¬†entitled Philosophy Matters in Brain Matters. From the abstract: “Although most neuroscientists and physicians would argue against Cartesian dualism, Descartes’s version … Continue reading

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Annotated Bibliographies

The next phase of your research projects will be to compile an annotated bibliography–a list of sources you plan to cite, with a short explanation of what roles they’ll play in your essay. Cornell University’s library offers a good overview … Continue reading

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Lowboy or The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Please use post a comment to let us all know if you will be reading John Wray’s Lowboy or Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Thanks.

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Siri Hustvedt Reading: Tuesday, April 9 (6:30)

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Guidelines for Feedback on Proposals

Write each member of your writing group a letter in response to his or her proposal draft. Be sure to address the following questions in your letter: 1. Has the writer included four paragraphs, addressing the four prompts included in … Continue reading

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