pete rorabaugh

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Tag: composition

  • Domain of One’s Own: Research

    Domain of One’s Own: Research

    (Pictured above: David Morgen at the Atlanta Regional DoOO Incubator, April 2014) How long has it been since you’ve been an email chain that you’d call “exciting”? I had one yesterday. I received a course release to compose and publish an article on the pedagogical and administrative methodologies of faculty using Domain of One’s Own-inspired work…

  • Consolidation Notes: Identity and Purpose

    It was always a mistake not to write about the story I am starting now. And, truthfully, I should have known better. The most productive times of my career so far have been marked by committing to a series of rambling, curious ideas. The ideas turn into concepts, the concepts get backed up by facts…

  • Blog Architecture for Student/Faculty Domains

    Blog Architecture for Student/Faculty Domains

    In preparing for this academic year, I wanted to develop a simple and clear WordPress architecture to demonstrate to students. We are entering the second year of using self-hosted domains in our DWMA classes, and I knew that many students of mine would have multiple classes in which they were asked to use their own…

  • Collaborative Writing: 100-Word Project

    Collaborative Writing: 100-Word Project

    In Higher Ed, we often talk about “collaborative writing,” but what does it mean? Most scholars who have been through a dissertation understand collaboration in a traditional sense, that is: I write, other people provide feedback, and I revise. Different variations of this happen when we write for journals or edited collections. I wanted my students to…

  • Writing a Response Paper

    Originally for students in my “Media and Narrative” and “Film as Literature” classes, Spring 2015 “Responding” to a media artifact (whether film, text, or some other form) in an academic environment is a valuable exercise in idea generation, research, and organization. We have to immediately interrogate the idea that any response at all (“I liked…

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