Adrienne Jankens

"Good learners, like everyone else, are living, squirming, questioning, perceiving, fearing, loving, and languaging nervous systems, but they are good learners precisely because they believe and do certain things that less effective learners do not believe and do." -Postman and Weingartner (31)

Reflection 1

This is an excellent reflection by one of my students on Project 1:

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After an elongated process of thinking, writing, more thinking, and more writing, I finally was able to construct Project 1, a page about me.  Although it seems like a simple and straightforward concept, this specific project required much thought and attention to detail.  I first sorted out my ideas for this project after reading Gee’s article on Discourse, Lesner and Craig’s chapter on reading/writing skills, and Yancey’s text on reflection.  I used the objectives of these texts and applied them to my life, thinking about my own Discourses and true identity.  Once able to get a firm grasp on the content for the page, I started to look at genre conventions, not knowing where to start.  I asked myself many questions: “What is the purpose of the About Me page?” “Who is my target audience?” What should I include—how personal is personal?” “How should I present—should I use images, or…

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