The Pitfalls of Revision

Recently, a peer teaching group that I was recently involved with arrived at a consensus that the main problem in revision is the negative attitude connotated to the act of revising. Students find it taxing, laborious, and above all, boring. Thus, the main goal that my group strived to achieve was to show how revision … Continue reading The Pitfalls of Revision

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“Naming What We Know”

Linda Adler-Kassner and Elizabeth Wardle’s Naming What We Know establishes and contextualizes Writing Studies to establish what, in a sense, we may view as the building blocks of the discipline. Throughout my reading, I came across multiple threshold concepts that resonated with me in both a personal level regarding my own experience and growth as … Continue reading “Naming What We Know”

10 Apps to Help You Stay Focused on Your Writing

In an effort to keep internet users focused,  Frances Caballo offers help on how to keep oneself from becoming distracted.  For example, SelfControl is an app that blocks sites for a certain amount of time that you set for yourself while working on a project. Caballo notes that “According to research, it can be more difficult … Continue reading 10 Apps to Help You Stay Focused on Your Writing