Welcome to Open English @ SLCC
Writing: How We Do, Be, & Make in the World
Donald J. Trump, Pope Francis, and the Beef That Defied Space and Time
So You Wanna Be an Engineer, a Welder, a Teacher? Academic Disciplines and Professional Literacies
Memorability: 6 Keys for Success
"You Will Never Believe What Happened!"—Stories We Tell
On Building Self-Confidence in Writing
How to Do College
What I Wish I Could Tell My Past (Student) Self When First Attending SLCC
Tell It True
Rhetoric: How We Examine Writing in the World
Language Matters: A Rhetorical Look at Writing
The Rhetorical Situation
Rhetoric & Genre: You've Got This! (Even If You Don't Think You Do …)
Unpacking the Process of Rhetoric
Story as Rhetorical: We Can't Escape Story No Matter How Hard We Try
Monstrous Rhetoric: The Beasts We Feed
The Most Powerful (and Terrifying) Word in Academia
Action: How We Engage & Initiate Change Via Writing
Personal Literacy and Academic Learning
Writing for Community Change
The Elizabeth Smart Case: A Study in Narrativized News
Service Learning Abroad: Helping the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation in South Africa
The Ethics and Importance of Arguments Across Moral Tribes
Deliberation: How We Make Strategic Writing Choices
Writers Make Strategic Choices
Making Choices in Writing
Organizing Texts in English Academic Writing
Punctuation, Memes, and Choice
Adding the Storyteller's Tools to Your Writer's Toolbox
Is That a True Story?
Follow a Map and Grab a Sandwich: Help Your Reader Navigate Your Writing
Multi-Modal Communication: Writing in Five Modes
Definitions, Dilemmas, Decisions: Making Choices in Writing
Consider My Rhetorical What?!! Please, Just Tell Me What You Want
Establishing Tone in Your Writing
Liven It Up with Anecdotes
You're Not Bad at Grammar: Social Rules for Using Language in College Writing
Engagement: How We Utilize Literate Practices to Write
Writing Is Recursive
Movies Explain the World (of Writing)
Citations: Why, When, How?
Collaborative Response: An Alternative to Peer Feedback
Writer's Block? Try Creative Play and Freewriting
"Intertextuality": A Reference Guide on Using Texts to Produce Texts
That's All I Have to Say! Writer's Block, Invention, and Revision in the Writing Process
Making a Peer Review More Than a Waste of Time
On the Importance of Prep Work: How Automotive Painting Can Teach You to Polish Your Paper
A Quick Introduction to College Learning Strategies
General Academic Literacy and Disciplinary Literacy
Reading for Understanding
Reading to Learn and Remember
Adapting to Disciplinary Literacy Conventions
Revision IS Writing. That is All.
‘Tis Better to Give and Receive: How to Have More Effective Peer Response Groups
Contingency: How We Situate Writing to Create Meaning
Why We Might Tell You "It Depends": Insights on the Uncertainties of Writing
Effects Experienced Writers Use
The Narrative Effect: Story as the Forward Frame
The Information Effect: The Facts, the Figures, the So What?
The Persuasion Effect: What Does It Mean to Write Persuasively?
The Evaluation Effect: Making Judgments
Reflection: We're Always Doing It
How Stasis Theory Helps You Write a Better Paper: Clearance Racks, Static Cling, and Waterproof Towels
Using Stasis Theory to Narrow Your Topic: A Lesson in Writing a Viewpoint Synthesis/Issue Exploration Paper and in Organizing Your Room
Write for the Conditions: Help Your Audience "HOLD ON"
What Is Story?
College Writing and Storytelling
GENRE in the WILD: Understanding Genre Within Rhetorical (Eco)systems
Audience Analysis: Reasonable Expectation vs. Stereotypes
Whose Job Is It to Make "Good" Writing? Writer-Responsible vs. Reader-Responsible Languages
Dash That Oxford Comma! Prestige and Stigma in Academic Writing
From Adult Child to the True Self: How the ACA Red Book Creates a New Identity for Trauma Survivors
I Wrote Something, Now What?
Storytelling and Identity: Writing Yourself Into Existence
The Disgusting Rhetoric Behind Social Media Copywriting
The Incompatibility Between Classroom Literacies
Articles for Instructors
Service-Learning in English Studies and Writing Studies
Code-Switching in the Digital Age: "Text Speak" in Academic Writing
Rhetorical Storytelling in the Classroom
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