"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)
Project 1 (About Me page) reflection highlighting rhetorical choices.
When I finished the first draft of my “About Me” page, one thing stuck out in particular. It was rather long. An internal conflict began to rage within me as I went back and forth between keeping all the information because it all felt like important aspects of me and my Discourses, and cutting it down to a very simplified display of my Discourses and writing style. Eventually I decided to keep almost everything I had originally presented with some minor cuts and changes here and there based on the comments from my peer review. My internal conflict had originally been rooted in the presumption that the genre of “About Me” pages included short and sweet. However, I realized that although this could be advantageous in an “About Me” page, the genre at its core calls for an explanation/exploration of one’s self in a way that relates to the material…
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