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True and Notso

Alright, wise guys.  How well do you know me?  One of these is true, and the other is notso. Since I’m visually impaired, the U.S. Military wouldn’t take me.  I was born in Canada, however, giving me dual citizenship, so … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Notes From Underground: Pedagogy of the Oppressed

I first read Paulo Freire 17 years ago in graduate school. What I remember was that Pedagogy was challenging and difficult to apply to an American context, but it also transformed how I saw my relationship to students and clarified … Continue reading

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Barry’s “The Ugly Truth about Beauty”

I have some experience with what Dave grapples with in this piece.� I’m a man.� I have a wife, Sherry.� Sherry asks me regularly about her hair.� Writes Barry, “If you’re a man, and a woman asks you how she … Continue reading

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FYE Blog Assignment 2 – First FYE Blog

Remember those goals that were due Week 4?� Rewrite them, or copy and paste them, into a blog entry.� Update them if they need updating.� To write something, from your Dashboard, choose Write. Under Write, choose Write Post Title your … Continue reading

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FYE Blog Assignment 1 – Creating Categories

From your Dashboard, choose Manage.� Under Manage, choose Categories.� There, choose Create New Category. Create a category called FYE 1000. Create other categories that you might see yourself using.� For example, if you’re into music and you can see yourself … Continue reading

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If you’re my student…

I’ve asked my Comp 1 and�Intro to College�students to�start blogs this week.� I didn’t really explain why very well. If you’re a Comp 1 student,�your blog�is primarily a place to do some journalling, but in a fairly public setting.� Starting … Continue reading

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