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The Other Story: Theory (and Practice) in the Bartholomae and Elbow debate

October 16th, 2011 · No Comments

At the end of Peter Elbow’s response to David Bartholomae’s comments, he indicates something parenthetically that seems to me essential to how we view both arguments: “(Needless to say, I’m describing what I try to do. What I actually do at 11:30 pm when I’m tired and grouchy is another story)” (92). This other story […]

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“Um…did I do something wrong here?” Responding to Student Writing

September 18th, 2011 · 1 Comment

In responding to Peter Elbow’s “High Stakes and Low Stakes in Assigning and Responding to Writing” I’d like to begin with an anecdote of my own.  After a class in which I had for the first time handed back some low stakes writing to students with my comments, a student approached me with a look […]

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Hello world!

September 14th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Welcome to Qwriting.org. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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