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)

WSU Teaching of Writing Conference 9.10.16

Information about WSU’s Teaching of Writing Conference, hosted by the Rhetoric and Composition Program:

September 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Video: How will this inquiry-based composition class work?

Video I created for my online writing students to explain how the principles of inquiry-based learning will be integrated in our asynchronous class. (New inquiry: when will I have time … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Post 7

Originally posted on Maram Khalifah:
I want to start with a small story about my favorite apple pie my mom used to make. That pie was so perfect in every…

October 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Post 7

Originally posted on fv1168:
Just some background information on my paper so far: My question is, why does America have the 7th highest cancer rate in the world? So far…

October 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Project 5 – Turning Mistakes Into Lessons

A thorough and interesting discussion of revising the I-Search project with some great description of features of the I-Search genre: “When revising the project I imagined myself telling a close … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Windows of Literature

Really strong insights about reflection and learning about writing in this final reflective essay: “This repetition of thought was an indication to me that I was reaching moments in my writing were … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · Leave a comment


Coming up this Thursday, our inaugural student writing showcase!

April 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Midterm Reflection

Originally posted on fp1552:
Looking back to the beginning of the semester from where I am now, I realize that I have come quite a long way. Before starting the…

March 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Post 6

Originally posted on Ali Hamade:
I just want to start by saying I personally love this activity, because the clash between spoken English and written English has been my main…

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

About Me

Originally posted on brittanyb99:
About Me Hi I’m Brittany Bunch and I am a freshmen at Wayne State University. I’m just a girl who is continuously learning how to improve…

February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment