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January 2006

“They Say/I Say”

kris_r | January 26th, 2006

Gerald Graff’s major current project is a textbook sequel and companion to Clueless in Academe, to be entitled “They Say/I Say”: The Basic Moves of Argument,” co-written with his wife, Cathy Birkenstein-Graff. Graff and Birkenstein-Graff are now testing a draft version of “They Say/I Say” in combined sections of first-year composition they are co-teaching at […]

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‘I was just never exposed to this argument thing’

kris_r | January 26th, 2006

‘I was just never exposed to this argument thing’: using a genre approach to teach academic writing to ESL students in the Humanities. Rochelle Kapp and Bongi Bangeni, University of Cape Town. Forthcoming in: Herrington, A. and Moran, C. Genre Across the Curriculum. (Utah Press). PDF

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Clueless in Academe

kris_r | January 26th, 2006

Clueless in Academe. How Schooling Obscures the Life of the Mind By Gerald Graff Students are clueless, asserts Gerald Graff – professor of English and education at the University of Illinois – because professors don’t try very hard to make ideas clear and accessible. They rarely acknowledge that academic discourse can be a foreign language: […]

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Becoming a psychologist

kris_r | January 26th, 2006

Chandlin & Plum (2002). ‘Becoming a psychologist: Student voices on academic writing in psychology’ in: Barron, C., Nigel B. (eds), Knowledge and Discourse. Towards an ecology of language. Longman, London. Central concern: an exploration of how undergraduate students in a university department of psychology (pedagogy, social work) frame academic writing in response to: -the writing […]

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Genral framework

kris_r | January 26th, 2006

In this research I will start from the idea that the University (and the academic world in general) is a social and cultural context in which knowledge (meaning) is negotiated. Academic literacy refers to being able to understand, use and adapt the discourse of the academic community. In other words, students have to become socialised […]

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To situate…

kris_r | January 25th, 2006

Since may 2005 I started working at Ghent University for the Department of Education. More specific I am part of a team where the research and teaching focus is on culture, literacy and education.

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narrative versus database

kris_r | January 25th, 2006

New media and cultural form: narrative versus database Ilana Snyder – Monash University in: A. Adams & S. Brindley (eds) (2004), Teaching English with ICT. London: Open University Press & McGraw Hill.

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Diller+Scofidio: Eyebeam Museum of New Media

kris_r | January 18th, 2006

Design Category Book design, 2004 Design firm M1/DTW (Detroit, Michigan) Collection 365: AIGA Year in Design 26

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MOCA

kris_r | January 17th, 2006

Museum of Computer Art “MOCA is one of the most heavily-trafficked, comprehensive, frequently-updated and respected computer art museums on the Web. It tries to keep abreast of the latest and best in computer art. Both beginning and advanced artists frequently visit here, if only to see what the competition is doing. We expect it is […]

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Museums&TheWeb2006

kris_r | January 16th, 2006

Museums and the Web addresses the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture and heritage on-line. Taking an international perspective, senior speakers with extensive experience in Web development review and analyze the issues and impacts of networked cultural and natural heritage. Together, we look ahead to the transformation of communities and organizations.

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