Google +

We will share most of our work in a Google+ Community. We can upload images, respond to each other’s ideas, and share links and artifacts here.

Calendar

Course calendar can be found above and HERE.

Mac Barnett TED talk

All the Revisions \0/

All the Revisions \0/

Kim Jaxon English 130P Professor Jaxon 25 April 2018 On Revision: Suggestions for Playful Prose “Half my life is an act of revision.” –John Irving Each semester, I ask students to revise their papers. It is now your turn. I want you to experience what it feels like to have a complete draft in front …

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Memo

Memo

What is working in your draft? What do you like about your paper so far? What is still a problem with your essay? What do you know you need to revise? Anything you for sure want feedback on? Point us to places you might for sure want feedback? Is it shared “to edit” in the …

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Paper Guidelines

Paper Guidelines

Thank you all for the input yesterday: you all had similar ideas about guidelines for the paper (due Monday, April 16). Paper Guidelines You should expect that the paper will do the following: You should argue for a specific approach or point of view, even if it is tentative. (i.e. at this point in time, …

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Research Teams

Research Teams

Group 1: Allie Almarie Osbourne Black Lives Matter Andrea Vickers Black Lives Matter Movement and LGBTQ Danielle Collier Black Panther Party Allison Mendoza BlackLivesMatters movement Kiara Castanon Racial Profilling Group 2: Cristina Josue Figueroa Car Culture Maximiliano Narez Cars David Atiegar Goal line technology in soccer/ other sports Edgar Rodriguez Goal line technology in soccer/ …

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April deadlines & reminders

April deadlines & reminders

Hi everyone, Make sure these due dates are on your calendar for April/May: Sunday, April 8: Curated Resource due Monday, April 16: Explain Everything paper due Monday, April 30: Revised Explain Everything paper due Friday, May 4: Explain Everything multimodal due You’ll also have a curated reflection of your work in our class this semester …

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Thank you (and reminders)

Thank you (and reminders)

I want to thank you all for yesterday. And I want to reassure you that you should do what is best for your own self care. The kind words and hugs yesterday were incredibly healing and I am grateful for our community. You are such awesome humans. Please read this next part carefully, just so …

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All the laptops!

All the laptops!

While most of you bring laptops every class session, just want to give a heads up that we definitely need them this week (and the week following break). We’ll be spending some time in class updating your research in your Google Docs and supporting research efforts. Thank you everyone! You are finding some really interesting …

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Reminders: Week 6

Reminders: Week 6

Hi nice people, Just some friendly reminders for this week: Come to class tomorrow (Wednesday, Feb 28) with some notes from your review of either Garza, Shafei, or Vargas’ websites. Link to their sites on the calendar. Choose one of these people and spend 30 minutes looking around at their information and the advocacy work they …

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Weeks 5 & 6

Weeks 5 & 6

Hi everyone, Make sure you take a look at Make Cycle 3, which is now posted under the Make Cycles tab. Link here too. For Wednesday (Feb 21), each group has been assigned an article or TED talk to help give us some context for The Internet’s Own Boy. Please come to class with notes so …

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Week 4

Week 4

Header Image by Faith Scott I’m working through reading your summaries of the Audrey Watters’ essay and I just want to give you a shout out. I am seriously impressed by the summary work you did with this text. So so thoughtful and precise. Really proud of this work. I put a few examples on …

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