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2210 January 12

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 January 12, 2009



  • Description of blogs--what to include
  • Finding/ordering books?



*Questions regarding syllabus

Take up Syllabus responses

Take up permission forms


*Electronic portfolio and permissions


*Learning styles--what is your learning style? Why did I ask this question?


*Introduce Course Wiki--Do Not upgrade to Wiki 2.0


Creating Pages

Creating Links


Recent Changes

Navigate through the wiki





*Add your  name and information to the Course Roster page

Include a link to your blog or move your blog entries to your page



*Technical Communication as Problem Solving

  •  Shift Happens


  • Blog Response

  • Tools/Technologies/Audience/Purpose/Values/Implications


  • Process of Discovery/Problem Solving—Google Docs, Web Site, Groups


  • Hierarchy—owner/collaborator


    • web site—presentational—more hierarchical


    • docs—invention—less hierarchical


  • Solutions?


 *Class Discussion of Readings

  • Annotations of Rhetorical Analysis and Service Learning

  • Questions

    What is Service-Learning?

    Models of Service-Learning?

    What is the Stanford Model? Why is it called this?

    What are the attributes of a Service-Learning project?

    What is praxis?

    So what? Who benefits? What kind of learning is this?


    Rhetorical Analysis

    Key Terms?


    Rhetorical Analysis?


    Questions, critiques, comments regarding chapters



    *Class Discussion of Memos

    View list of Mount Zion Human Services Technical Writing needs


    Other Potential Collaborations?




     Homework for January 19 (even though we do not have class)

    • Attend the Civic Engagement Fair on January 14; 10am - 2pm; Gather information that is interesting to you;
    • Blog about your experience of the Civic Engagement Fair;
    • Read Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 from Service Learning
    • Blog a response to both chapters, including what you believe is the most important point, what you find confusing, and how you think this will be related to our course projects
    • Find 1-2 Technical Communication online reference sites and add them to our ENC 2210 Readings and Resources page.


    • Locate a job advertisement for a job, internship, etc. for which you wish to apply and are qualified for. Post this advertisement to your wiki page
    • Draft a resume and cover letter responding to this particular job advertisement


    Homework for January 26






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