Monday, November 17, 2014

AR5: "Learning Disabilities and the Writing Center"

In light of our goal to serve and assist students, it is important to rely on skills that help us do so. However, assisting those with learning disabilities means that we need to understand the challenges and obstacles those students face when writing. Discuss how roles change and how the writing space must be navigated when serving learning-disabled students, while exploring the implications of the article; be sure to connect to your own experience. Include quotes and detailed descriptions.

Remember to include the following in your COMPLETE PARAGRAPH RESPONSE:

  • Your impressions of the article (likes/dislikes/agree/disagree)
  • How does it connect to writing centers at large?
  • How can it be applied to the MHS Writing Center?

Monday, November 3, 2014

Invisible Voice

At times it seems as though teachers prefer a lack of voice in writing; it might be because it is easier to standardized voiceless writing or because there is less grey area without voice. But what does it do to writing? Discuss your own experience with voice in academic writing, as well as exploring the implications of the article. Be sure to include quotes and detailed descriptions.

Remember to include the following in your COMPLETE PARAGRAPH RESPONSE:

  • Your impressions of the article (likes/dislikes/agree/disagree)
  • How does it connecting to writing centers at large?
  • How can it be applied to the MHS Writing Center?