Thursday, March 20, 2014

Romano Response

"A writer with no voice is no writer at all."

In Romano's Crafting Authentic Voice, we are introduced to voice and its importance in the first few chapters. Though not a new concept for our center, Romano adds a new perspective to voice and how we approach it. Voice, of course, can go beyond our formal essays and be incorporated into all areas of communication, especially if we want that communication to be engaging and illuminate our ideas. Consider Romano's view of voice: what ideas interested you? What did you agree or disagree with? Discuss any ideas that stuck out in a particular way to you. What questions might you ask Romano next week based on what you read? Be detailed.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Here, There, Everywhere: On Location Tutoring

In Holly Bruland's piece, "Accomplishing Intellectual Work: An Investigation of the Re-Locations Enacted Through On-Location Tutoring," classroom based tutoring, and the various aspects of it, are discussed at length. Consider the impact of in-class tutoring on consultations in comparison with Bruland's account. How do they both help and hurt the consultations? Use examples from your own experience.

Be sure to craft a detailed answer and use quotes to support your response.