Composition Theory Discussion Assigment

    Author: Lex Runcimam Essay Title: “Fun?” MLA Citation: Runciman, Lex. “Fun?” College English 53.2 (1991): 156-62. Web. Author: Kenneth Goldsmith Essay Title: “It’s Not Plagiarism. In the Digital Age, It’s ‘Repurposing.” MLA Citation: Goldsmith, Kenneth. “It’s Not Plagiarism. In the Digital Age, It’s ‘Repurposing.” The Chronicle Review. 2011. Web. Quick Background & Context: Is writing fun? Should we expect it to be? Runciman contemplates the odd pressures of the classroom in his article “Fun?” He uses the example of the bright student who turns in the jumbled paper; of whether or not the act of enjoying writing is a necessary…

Teaching Philosophy – First Draft

  As a lifelong learner, I’ve found that it’s a give and take sort of thing, and that teaching is just a different away of approaching it. This is something I find personally important to remember when I’m in the classroom. Oftentimes, I find myself imagining learning as the River Styx, in no uncertain terms. It’s something so infinite and yes—dare I say it—mystical even, that it requires guidance, a god-like kind, and I am no god. But I’m on that boat ride over, all the same. Plan to be, every single time, sitting neither above or below but right…