Archive for May, 2013

Recognizing Bias on the Run

Monday, May 27th, 2013 Posted in uncategorized | No Comments »

Bias presents itself in all media, including the news.  News is, after all, generated and consumed by individuals operating with in the larger systems of "mass media" and "the public."  Today's ... Read more..

Stream it…

Saturday, May 18th, 2013 Posted in uncategorized | No Comments »

Students reading Slaughterhouse Five. Several need audio support. Online streaming files are an interesting option, assuming internet connectivity. This selection is from the Internet Archives Community Audio collection.  Listen here: Read more..

The Art of Paraphrasing

Sunday, May 5th, 2013 Posted in literacy | No Comments »

Ever sit down to put something in "your own words,"  thesaurus in hand.  It's a common trap.  Students (and sometimes other writers) misinterpret the concept of parapharasing as one that ... Read more..